Secure cloud hosting is a mainstay for many companies today, several of which are regulated and have very specific needs. We’ve put together a quick checklist of what you need to know about secure cloud hosting so you can make an informed decision about a provider.
How confident are you that your compliant cloud hosting solution is GxP compliant? If you’re using a big box data center and you’re not 100 percent certain that your solution is compliant, you need to read a new e-Book by ByteGrid, The Trustworthy Guide to the Compliant Datacenter.
One of the main things that makes ByteGrid ‘stand out from the crowd’ of other hosting providers is our ability to support audits. This is one of the #1 reasons that our clients have partnered with us. We offer full audit support & we don’t expect blind trust. Regulated companies should expect transparency when selecting a datacenter partner. Regulatory agencies require it. Your GxP and HIPAA compliant hosting provider should fully support your regulatory requirements, and that means agreeing to an audit by a regulatory agency when it’s required, and agreeing to audits by customers so that they know what they’re getting before the regulators show up.
If you’re interested in partnering with a compliant colocation provider, you may understand the challenges IT department face with GxP / 21 CFR Part 11 compliance. And while your chosen data center may argue that their SAS 70 Type 2 or SSAE 16 certifications are adequate substitutes for actual 21 CFR Part 11 / GxP compliance, don’t be fooled by smoke and mirrors.
If you’re a pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, LIMS, or software vendor serving GxP regulated clients, you understand the necessity of finding a truly compliant hosting solution. We’re going to lay out some of the points you should look for when deciding on a hosting provider.
Are you considering a private cloud offering for your PCI compliant hosting solution? If so, you’ll be happy to hear about the distinct advantages of a private cloud offering.
Finding a hosting company that understands 21 CFR Part 11 requirements takes some due diligence on your part. You need to take a look at 6 key steps to ensure data center compliance under 21 CFR Part 11.
In this blog, we’ll go over some of the main points to consider when partnering with a GxP or HIPAA compliant hosting provider, to help you make sure that you close any compliance gaps.
ByteGrid is the leader in GxP and HIPAA compliant hosting. As we’ve said before, compliance isn’t an add-on for us. You don’t have to try to rewrite industry standards to partner with us, since we’ve built our systems based on well-studied, established practices. We don’t need a fancy white paper trying to convince someone that compliance isn’t necessary for us because we’re so big. Compliant cloud hosting is what we do. It’s our whole reason for being.
Are you finding HIPAA compliant hosting solutions to vary wildly in their definition of HIPAA compliance? Especially if you don’t have any prior or existing security processes or an IT staff to help guide you through the technical requirements, you need to partner with one of these proclaimed HIPAA compliant hosting provider.
If you’re a Life Sciences company regulated by the FDA, you know the importance behind validated cloud hosting. You also have a pretty good idea of the benefits of elasticity and availability that you’ll get with a cloud solution. But with each of those benefits, you still need to make sure you have security, compliance, and control of your business critical data.