Regulatory Compliance and the Data Center

Originally written in April 2015, this article discussed the regulations that data centers had to comply with to maintain its operations. It highlighted two major regulations at the federal level in the US, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Illustration of Regulatory Compliance and the Data Center
Did you know... The 6th biggest provider in the USA is Level 3 Communications, who have 31 facilities across 30 states and 44 cities. Level 3 Communications is close to 70 fiber routes and has a presence in several major cities, including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
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