PCI DSS Compliant Data Center
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Data Center

Stafford Associates' Technology Data Center has been engineered to ensure both maximum uptime & maximum efficiency. As the first PCI Compliant data center in the New York Metropolitan area our facility complies with industry best practice standards, including being both SSAE 16 Type II Compliant and SAS 70 Type II Compliant.

Owned and operated by Stafford Associates, our facility is equipped to handle any challenge:

  • Over 5,000 sq. ft. of raised floor space
  • Secure 24/7 OnSite Manual NOC
  • 1+1 power generator architecture
  • N+2 redundant data center HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) systems
  • Carrier Nuetral
  • Preventive maintenance, performed regularly by certified manufacturer reps

Network

Our data centers are built at enterprise levels to ensure protection, performance and expansion for our customers.

  • Total network capacity in excess of 250 Gbps
  • Global network reach utilizing seven Tier 1 providers including Level 3, Global Crossing, AT&T, AboveNet, NTT/Verio, PCCW
  • Extensive peering relationships across North America and Europe
  • 24x7 Global Network Operations Center staffed with Cisco and Juniper certified engineers
  • Cisco Guard DDoS protection built into the core of our network and data analysis tools deployed on our backbone

Data Center Power

Stafford Associates delivers complete data center power redundancy to servers as well as ventilation and air conditioning.

If our data center were to experience a power disruption for any reason, you're covered. That's because we have a complete power management system, including backup generators in the unlikely event that normal power supplies fail.

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Security

At Stafford Associates we understand that keeping your data out of harm’s way isn't an option, it's a must. That’s why our data centers are protected and monitored 24 hours a day:

  • All guests are required to pass through a two-factor authentication barrier
  • A contactless Mifare photo-ID smartcard is required for entry/exit on all data center doors in the facility
  • Motion-sensitive cameras track & record all data center activity
  • 90 day archive of all data center activity video logs

Stafford Associates offers complete Network Security services, in addition to physical data center security.

SSAE 16 Type II Compliant

The Stafford Associates data center, located in Setauket, New York, has been confirmed by an independent auditor to be SSAE 16 Type II Compliant. By devoting substantial time and resources to SSAE 16 compliance, our data center meets the highest standards in guaranteeing the safety and security of your information technology.

SAS 70 Type II Compliant

The Stafford Associates data center, located in Setauket, New York, has been confirmed by an independent auditor to be SAS 70 Type II Compliant. By devoting substantial time and resources to SAS 70 compliance, our data center meets the highest standards in guaranteeing the safety and security of your information technology.

PCI DSS Compliant

Major credit card companies have made it mandatory for merchants and credit card processors to meet the strict network security rules that went into effect in 2005.  Stafford Associates is PCI Compliant (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compliant) .  We have become the first PCI Compliant Company in the Tri-State/Metropolitan area.  PCI Certification has enabled us to host credit card data from companies that are not currently certified. With our PCI Compliant Data Center, we can provide PCI compliant protection for your business!