LeaseWeb's Platform Meets HIPAA Compliance

By CIOReview | Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: LeaseWeb USA, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider which offers hosting solutions has recently been accredited that the platform is compliant with the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Standards. HIPAA is an organization that sets standards to safeguard Protected Health Information (PHI). LeaseWeb’s platform meets the standard norms of HIPAA for logical and physical security, operational resilience, incident management, service deployment and change management. Lex Boost, COO, LeaseWeb USA proclaims, “LeaseWeb Infrastructure users now have a powerful statement of security and the knowledge that LeaseWeb can help them counter concerns over issues like data security and business resilience.”  

The platform provided by LeaseWeb possesses 5.0 Tbps bandwidth capacity and 99.9999 percent core uptime.  The state-of-the-art data centers and technologies enable companies boost their business as well as curtail IT costs. The solutions provided by LeaseWeb are easy to configure and manage. Organizations can set up their infrastructure exactly as they want, deploy new services on-demand and manage its costs through its intuitive customer portal and APIs.

As per EY, the HIPAA compliance enables customers in the United States to use LeaseWeb’s platform as part of the overall HIPAA compliance process. It also provides assurance to international customers that their data will be securely kept.  

LeaseWeb also recently came up with the LeaseWeb Trust model which allows auditors to verify whether the services provided by LeaseWeb match all current requirements. “The LeaseWeb Trust model clearly outlines the areas that are covered and then transparently shares that information. This removes a major headache for our customers, helping them reach the high standards they set for themselves,” states Boost. In addition to the HIPAA compliance, the firm has also managed to achieve ISO 27001:2013, PCI DSS certifications and SOC 1 Type II assurance reports as well.