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Equinix Successfully Achieves Global Compliance of SSAE 16 SOC 1 and SOC 2 Type 2

February 06
12:43 2015

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Equinix, Inc. the global interconnection and data center company, today announced it has achieved SSAE 16/ISAE3402 SOC 1 Type 2 compliance globally covering 51 data center in the Americas, 23 data centers in EMEA and 16 data centers in APAC. In addition, North America has received SOC 2 Type 2 compliance covering 48 operational data centers. This is the first time Equinix has achieved SOC 1 Type 2 globally and SOC 2 Type 2 in North America.

Highlights / Key Facts

  • SOC 1 Type 2 enables the users to provide information to the auditor of a user entity’s financial statements about controls at a service organization that may be relevant to a user entity’s internal control over financial reporting. It enables the user auditor to perform risk assessment procedures.

  • SOC 2 Type 2 is an internal control report regarding risks associated with organizations’ services, including detailed testing of controls. It enables the user to provide management of a service organization, user entities and other specified parties with information and a CPA’s opinion about controls at the service organization that may affect user entities’ security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality or privacy.

About Equinix
Equinix, Inc., connects more than 4,500 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 32 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

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