As one of two of the most certified professionals in the data center business today, Rich Banta has been asked to speak at a variety of events, including Data Center World, Central Indiana ISACA, Infragard Chapter Meeting, and more.

Rich Banta, co-owner, manages compliance and certifications, data center operations, information technology, and client concierge services at Lifeline Data Centers. Rich has an extensive background in server and network management, large-scale wide-area networks, storage, business continuity, data center design, and data center operations. Rich is a former CTO of a major health care system, and he is hands-on every day in the Lifeline Data Centers network. He also holds certifications, including:

  • CISSP (ISC²) Certified Information Systems Security Professional – April 2017 – Present
  • CCSP (ISC² & CSA) Certified Cloud Security Professional – May 2017 – Present
  • CISA (ISACA) Certified Information Systems Auditor – September 2010 – Present
  • CRISC (ISACA) Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control – December 2010 – Present
  • CFCP (FISMA Center) Certified FISMA Compliance Practitioner – October 2014 – Present
  • CDCDP (CNet/BTEC) Certified Data Center Design Professional – February 2014 – Present
  • CDCAP (CNet/BTEC) Certified Data Center Audit Professional – February 2018 – Present
  • DCIE (IDCA) Data Center Infrastructure Expert – February 2018 – Present

Rich’s past speaking engagements include:


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