Element Critical’s San Jose Data Center Achieves ISO 27001 Compliance

Element Critical’s San Jose Data Center Achieves ISO 27001 Compliance

At Element Critical, we take the care of our customer’s mission-critical data assets quite seriously.  We work alongside and collaborate with our customers every day – greeting them and responding to their real-time needs.  This ensures our teams deliver high availability colocation services, spanning from reliable uptime and management of their IT environments to offering IT expertise and hospitality.

As data centers providers, the Element Critical team supports the physical protection of our customer’s hardware, hardware that stores, processes, and transmits data.  Securing our customer’s data is a top priority. And as a result, our colocation facilities undergo a series of audits, certifications, and reports to build best practices and reduce attack vulnerabilities.

Element Critical Adds ISO 27001 Certification To Our Compliance Standards

For this reason, we are delighted to announce our Silicon Valley One data center in Sunnyvale, California, has achieved the internationally respected ISO/IEC 27001 certification – a special distinction added to our list of compliance certifications.  Meeting the ISO/IEC 27001 standard proves the highest protection for all business and confidential data – thereby minimizing the risk of unauthorized access to it.

Element Critical delivers best-in-class service to help companies keep their data and information assets secure from threats at every level in our data center.  Following precise requirements regarding risk identification systems, security, and confidentiality of all business information proves our commitment to protect our customer’s sensitive and confidential data and preserve their trust.

What Is ISO 27001?

ISO/IEC 27001 is a set of standards for information security management systems (ISMS) created by the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission, both independent and non-governmental organizations.  The ISO-27001 standard requires a systematic examination of our organizations’ information security risks, the design and implementation of a comprehensive suite of information security controls to address all risks, and the adoption of a continual management process to meet the most trusted security practices.

ISO Certified Data Center Offers Element Critical Customers A Competitive Advantage

The very process of obtaining compliance with the ISO 27001 standard brings considerable value to our internal company processes.  In addition, many of our customers have mandates within their organizations to meet industry compliance standards.  By offering colocation services compliant with ISO/IEC 27001 standards, Element Critical data centers check a crucial box for our customers and offer pass-through benefits that enhance their business.  Here are a few of the ways that businesses benefit from having their environment in an ISO 27001 certified colocation facility:

  • Sharpen your competitive edge – demonstrate to clients, investors, employees, trustees, third parties, and other stakeholders that your business takes information security seriously.
  • Avoid financial penalties and losses associated with data breaches that can be devastating and/or ruinous for companies.
  • Protect and enhance your business reputation with ongoing compliance and improvement standards.
  • Comply with business, legal, contractual and regulatory environments that meet your own business internal regulatory compliance.

Space, power, cooling, and connectivity are only the beginning.  Element Critical remains committed to ensure ongoing compliance and improvement that enhances our customer’s own internal regulatory compliance.  Our goal is to deliver reliability and security solutions so that when our customers enter an Element Critical facility, our promise resonates: Your Data Center.  Your Way.

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