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Global Colocation Solutions Provider CyrusOne Earns ISO 27001 Certification for Its U.S. Data Centers

Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) announced today it successfully attained the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 27001) certification at 18 facilities located across six states, including Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Texas. ISO 27001 is a globally recognized information security certification that validates the Information Security Management System of companies that have a strong system of internal controls and information security processes. The scope of data center colocation services covered includes physical controls, environmental safeguards, and telecommunication connectivity as well as support provided by CyrusOne’s client service, legal/compliance, facility management, and information technology departments.

“This certification further underscores that in both philosophy and action, we share accountability with our customers for their success,” said Gary Wojtaszek, president and CEO, CyrusOne. “In addition to power and cooling, the physical security we provide to defend against potential vulnerabilities against the servers and data we house in our facilities is top notch and non-negotiable. This certification formally recognizes it.”

CyrusOne’s ISO 27001 was conducted under the guidance of A-lign Security and Compliance Services, LLC as of April 16, 2014. A-lign is an ISO 27001 Certification Body accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (“ANAB”) to perform ISO 27001 Information System Management System certification audits to certify companies’ compliance with the requirements of ISO 27001.

The 18 facilities registered are: Phoenix, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; South Bend, Ind. (2); Florence, Ky.; Cincinnati, Ohio (5); and in Texas: Dallas (2); Houston, (3); Austin (2); and San Antonio.

Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities, Connectivity, and Open-IX Certification

CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center services and colocation solutions, and engineers its facilities to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability, including an available highest possible power redundancy (2N) architecture.

Customers have access to the CyrusOne National IX, which marries low-cost robust connectivity with the massively scaled data centers that the company is known for by creating the first-ever data center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s enterprise facilities in multiple metropolitan markets.

The CyrusOne National IX, coupled with the company’s multiple dispersed locations and available 100 percent uptime, enables Fortune 1000 enterprises to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center platforms that can help manage their internal disaster recovery requirements and applicable regulatory or industry-specific requirements such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI.

CyrusOne was also recently the first to receive multi-site data center certification from the Open-IX (OIX) Association. This certification highlights that CyrusOne facilities have achieved the highest quality for carrier-neutral connectivity. The OIX Association has a mandate to promote resilient interconnection in hub cities to facilitate a more resilient Internet.

With 25 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia, CyrusOne provides customers with the flexibility and scale to match their specific growth needs. The company is renowned for exceptional service and for building enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. CyrusOne’s more than 600 customers include nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000.

For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-855-908-3662 or visit www.cyrusone.com. Connect with us on Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

About CyrusOne

CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 600 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized companies.

CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 25 data centers worldwide.

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