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Security is one of the top concerns among organizations looking to move their workloads to the cloud. IBM SmartCloud Enterprise is designed to offer a safe environment populated with an array of security features.
IBM has obtained an SOC 1 report, which ensures that IBM SmartCloud Enterprise has appropriate controls to safeguard consumer data and that controls are operating effectively.
The SOC 1 audit was completed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for the testing period of June 1, 2012 – November 30, 2012. All six IBM SmartCloud Enterprise data centers were included in the assessment: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Boulder, Colorado, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Ehnigen, Germany; Makuhari, Japan; Singapore, Singapore.
The scope of the assessment included physical security and environmental controls, change management, problem management, computer operations, and logical security.
To further enhance our security standards and the protection offered to our customers, IBM has completed the necessary steps to earn ISO 27001 Certification. The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 27001 standard provides a framework to ensure that the certified organization addresses security needs for its customers.
The certification from Bureau Veritas was attained for all IBM SmartCloud Services data centers. Customers in all centers now benefit from:
IBM has obtained certificates to the ISO 27001 standard by country and/or business unit. To review the entire list, please visit the IBM ISO 27001 web site.