Infographic: The 22 Data Center Compliance Acronyms You Need to Know

In today’s world, data center compliance is no joke, and firewalls aren’t enough to keep your data safe. Whether you’re outsourcing or housing your data center internally, understanding all facets of the data center can be helpful in crafting effective strategies for your data’s safety. A variety of government regulations have been put into place to protect consumer data, and it’s necessary for your data center professionals to be knowledgeable on all that apply. But data center compliance is as complex as it is important. There are a variety of standards, groups, certifications and qualifications involved, and the list will continue to get longer in the future.

As data center professionals, we know how overwhelming compliance can be. That’s why we wanted to share our compliance acronym lexicon, a resource we’ve found extremely useful, for you to use in your own organization. Use it as a quick reference for data center compliance acronyms and why they’re important, or just learn more about compliance in general.

View the infographic below to learn more or click below to view the infographic PDF:

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Lifeline Data Centers is the leader in data center compliance, excellence and innovation. Lifeline Data Centers servers over hundreds of companies in health care, software, utilities, pharma, cloud computing and government. Our co-owner, Rich Banta, is widely recognized as one of the most qualified and certified professionals in the industry. His certifications include:

  • CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • CRISC – Certified in Risk & Information Systems Management
  • CDCE – Certified Data Center Expert
  • CDCDP – Certified Data Center Design Professional
  • CTDC – Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant
  • CTIA – Certified TIA-942 Auditor
  • CFCP – Certified FISMA Compliance Practitioner

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Alex Carroll

Alex Carroll

Managing Member at Lifeline Data Centers
Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.