compliance in the cloud

Our cloud compliance department ensures that iland’s cloud services meet stringent IT and other regulations that govern our customers’ businesses in their part of the world. Whether you’re looking for an EU compliant cloud, a cloud compliant with HIPAA, an SSAE 16 or ISO 27001 compliant data center, iland can help.

iland achieves the CSA STAR Gold Certification

iland is one of a very exclusive group of cloud service providers that has achieved the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) STAR Gold Certification.

The CSA STAR Gold Certification is a rigorous third-party independent security assessment of cloud service providers that is based on the requirements of the ISO/IEC 27001 management system standards for Risk and Security.

This certification validates the active security and risk programs in place at iland that helps identify, mitigate and monitor information security risk and covers iland’s DRaaS and IaaS solutions, along with the company’s cloud platform and organizational processes.

meeting IT compliance requirements

The iland Secure Cloud℠ platform provides the foundation for our hosted compliant cloud solutions.  Our team is committed to addressing compliance requirements. Our compliance officers monitor the ever changing regulations out there and ensure new standards are incorporated in new releases of iland Secure Cloud. We adhere to the following frameworks and standards:

  • SOC 2 & SSAE 16
  • ITIL
  • ISO 27001 certification

iland is a STAR (Security, Trust and Assurance Registry) member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and training of best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing.

on-demand compliance reporting

Compliance is achieved in two parts. First, the right controls must be in place to ensure systems are operating according to regulation. And second, you must be able to prove those controls were working.

Often, the challenge of demonstrating compliance is harder than implementing the controls. With iland Secure Cloud, all compliance reports are available on-demand within our iland Secure Cloud Console℠.

iland also provides interactive visualizations of security events, to further ease communications across your organization and with auditors. Proving you’ve been responsible has never been more straightforward.

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in-house compliance team

iland won’t leave you alone to address the challenges of your upcoming audit. Our in-house certified compliance team is ready to work with you to ensure you have the necessary documentation to fulfill your audit requirements in the US, EMEA and APAC. They can answer questions – from the intial sales process through to your audit, ensuring you know how to configure the environment, which reports to reference, and how to answer auditor questions.

And if your auditors need an onsite visit to any of our data centers, we’re happy to assist.

expert compliance services

The iland Secure Cloud platform provides many of the control mechanisms and reporting needed to address compliance requirements. However, both configuring the environment according to your needs – and sifting through the paperwork of an audit – is best done hand-in-hand with an iland certified compliance professional.

To meet those needs, we’ve developed two compliance service offerings – HIPAA specific, and general Compliance –  that give you the access you need to our team of experts throughout the year, giving you the confidence to respond to your auditors. The iland cloud compliance team has your back.

exceeding HIPAA requirements

The iland Secure Cloud option, with our HIPAA compliance professional services come together to support our customers bound by HIPAA regulations.

Bringing together the security capabilities, reporting outputs, and the iland certified compliance team, customers are prepared to address the requirements of HIPAA. iland also provides a BAA (Business Associates Agreement) which is critical to meeting audit needs.

HIPAA compliance
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SOC 2 & SSAE 16

IT professionals are always seeking better change controls and processes to ensure a higher level of execution of work, better uptime, and uniform delivery. iland shares this commitment.

All of iland’s data centers are SSAE 16 compliant and/or ISO 27001 certified. And iland platforms across the United States are SOC2 compliant. Each one has been carefully selected to meet our advanced security and compliance standards.

G-Cloud certified for the UK Government

iland is helping UK Government agencies to leverage the benefits of cloud computing with our certification under the G-cloud framework which is the agreement between the UK government and suppliers who provide cloud-based services.

iland Secure Cloud services covered by G-Cloud are delivered from strategically located data centres in London and Manchester and include public cloud, disaster-recovery-as-a-Service and cloud backup. With advanced security and compliance, expert support and simple pricing, iland can help UK Government agencies get up and running on cloud services fast.

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EU compliant clouds

Customer data and security is always at the forefront for iland. With ISO 27001 certified datacenters located in the heart of the UK, iland continues to maintain compliance with UK data protection standards, understanding that our customers’ data is extremely sensitive.

With iland’s unique structure, customers always control their data. There is no “pass through” of data into the iland systems – and iland itself does not process customer data directly. Rather, we ensure that the infrastructure and platforms are available for customers to handle their own data and apply any required security frameworks within their cloud footprint.

Marrying industry best practices for data security, training and retention with explicit customer data collection options, iland ensures all of our customers are confident their data is handled in a private and secure way.

ITIL cloud governance

Have confidence in using iland Secure Cloud services, knowing that we speak your language on process and controls.  iland follows the ITIL v3 framework, an internationally known standard, for the governance and operation of its cloud. So, whether it is related to change controls, reporting, or service processes you can rest assured iland will consistently and competently meet your expectations.

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