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Atlantic.Net Celebrates 25 Years as Internet and Cloud Services Provider
Aug01

Atlantic.Net Celebrates 25 Years as Internet and Cloud Services Provider

Atlantic.Net, a cloud service provider that specializes in HIPAA-compliant hosting for the healthcare industry, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The company was formed in 1994 as an Internet service provider, but over the years has adapted with the latest technology trends and in 2009 transitioned into cloud services. Over the next 10 years the company further developed its hosting platform and associated services and is now a major cloud services provider with more than 15,000 business clients in over 100 countries. “What started as an ISP in a university dorm has evolved into a leading Cloud Services Provider that our clients have come to rely on for powering their businesses, securing their data, and ensuring compliance and business continuity,” said Atlantic.Net Founder, President, and CEO, Marty Puranik. “By offering optimized Cloud and traditional hosting that protects and scales with our customer’s businesses, we have grown into an international brand with a computing presence in multiple countries. We thank our loyal staff and clients, without whom our success...

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CRN Names Atlantic.Net 2019 Tech Elite Solution Provider
Apr18

CRN Names Atlantic.Net 2019 Tech Elite Solution Provider

CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has included HIPAA-compliant hosting solution provider Atlantic.Net in its 2019 Tech Elite 250 list. CRN produces the list each year to honor a very select group of companies in North America who have achieved the highest level and greatest number of certifications from the world’s leading technology suppliers, scaled to the size of the company. In today’s rapidly evolving technology landscape, cloud service companies need to constantly develop new solutions to meet the needs of their clients. To do that, they need to be aware of changing trends and have expert technical knowledge of a broad range of platforms. Companies that possess a broad and extensive knowledge are recognized each year by CRN in its Tech Elite 250 list. CRN assesses the technical knowledge of companies by the level of their technical certifications and the number of advanced technical certifications the companies have earned from the industry’s leading technology providers such as Amazon, VMware, Dell, HPE, Oracle, and Cisco. Inclusion in the Tech Elite 250 list demonstrates...

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Atlantic.Net Partnership with Veeam Enhances Data Availability
Dec06

Atlantic.Net Partnership with Veeam Enhances Data Availability

Atlantic.Net, the leading provider of HIPAA-compliant hosting to the healthcare industry, has announced it has entered into a new partnership with Veeam Software. Veeam specializes in providing Intelligent Data Management for the Hyper-Available Enterprise. Businesses are now heavily reliant on data. Without access to critical data, businesses grind to a halt. Even in the event of a natural disaster or cyberattack, systems must be rapidly brought back online, applications restarted, and all data recovered in the shortest possible time frame. Through the new partnership, Atlantic.Net customers will have access to Veeam-powered data protection and data recovery and availability solutions, which can be easily integrated into their business and disaster recovery strategies. The Veeam Availability Suite ensures hyper-availability for all workloads, whether virtual or physical, and all are managed through a single management console. In the event of disaster. Veeam combines replication and backup in a single solution and ensures applications and data can always be recovered. “In addition...

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Atlantic.Net Awarded TMC 2018 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award
Oct18

Atlantic.Net Awarded TMC 2018 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award

Atlantic.Net, a leading provider of HIPAA-compliant hosting solutions and associated managed services, has been honored in this year’s TMC’s 2018 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Awards. TMC is an integrated media company that helps global buyers make the right purchasing decisions through the company’s content-driven marketplaces, education efforts, and live events. Each year, TMC recognizes the leading cloud computing companies and issues Excellence Awards to companies that have gone the extra mile and developed cutting edge cloud security services and solutions that offer exceptional protection from an ever-growing number of cybersecurity threats. “Today, the Internet is challenged by an ever-growing number of cyber security threats – including viruses, malware, DDoS, ransomware and more,” said Marty Puranik, CEO of Atlantic.Net.  “Here at Atlantic.Net we pride ourselves on keeping our clients’ data and infrastructure protected to help ensure privacy, security, and compliance.” In addition to its HIPAA-compliant hosting and HIPAA data storage services for the healthcare...

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Atlantic.Net Included in November 2017 Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers to Healthcare Delivery Organizations
Oct06

Atlantic.Net Included in November 2017 Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers to Healthcare Delivery Organizations

HIPAA-compliant hosting company Atlantic.Net has been recognized by Gartner in its November 2017 Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers to Healthcare Delivery Organizations. The Market Guide is produced by Gartner Research to help CIOs at Healthcare Delivery Organizations gain a better understanding of the rapidly evolving cloud market and helps them identify notable cloud vendors. The Market Guide explains how the cloud is now a well-established option for healthcare delivery organizations, what security solutions are required for HIPAA compliance, and the key cloud services that will help make the organization’s cloud journey a success. Atlantic.Net is an Orlando, FL-based provider of HIPAA-compliant hosting, cloud hosting, and managed cloud services to the healthcare industry. Established in 1994, the company has grown into a market leader with state-of-the-art data centers throughout the United States and beyond. Atlantic.Net has recently just opened its 7th U.S. data center in Ashburn, VA, through which the full range of cloud and hosting services are now being provided....

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Atlantic.Net Launches VMware-Based Private Cloud Hosting Platform
Aug12

Atlantic.Net Launches VMware-Based Private Cloud Hosting Platform

Atlantic.Net has announced a new collaboration with the enterprise cloud computing and virtualization software giant VMware. VMware is the name behind the software that powers the digital infrastructure of millions of businesses around the world, from SMBs to large enterprises and many Fortune 500 firms. Atlantic.Net is a market-leading hosting provider that specializes in HIPAA-compliant hosting solutions for the healthcare industry and associated managed services. The collaboration has seen Atlantic.Net join the VMware Cloud Provider Program, which will allow the company to deliver a secure, high performance, ultra-flexible VMware-based private cloud hosting platform to its customers. The new platform will bring enterprise-class virtualization technology to the SMBs marketplace, which can be leveraged to improve efficiency and significantly reduce costs. “Now, at Atlantic.Net, we will be able to provide our clients with the ability to choose the best private cloud environment to meet their needs,” said Atlantic.Net Chief Executive Officer and President, Marty Puranik. “Whether...

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Atlantic.Net Wins 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Award
Jul19

Atlantic.Net Wins 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Award

The MedTech Breakthrough Awards celebrate the companies and individuals in the health, fitness, and medical technology industries that are providing the best digital health and medical technology products and services for the global health and medical market. This year, more than 3,000 nominations for a prestigious MedTech Breakthrough Award were received. Nominees came from 12 countries and included some of the biggest names in healthcare technology, such as Philips, GE Healthcare, Abbott, Azalea Health, and WebMD. To be selected as an award winners with such strong competition demonstrates that a company has gone the extra mile and has developed cutting edge healthcare technology solutions that are much loved by users. The awards reflect the hard work, commitment, innovation, and successes of companies and individuals working across a range of health and medical technologies from robotics to cloud data storage. Awards are issued to individuals, products, services and companies in the categories of clinical and health administration, patient engagement, electronic health records,...

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Atlantic.Net Opens New Northern Virginia Data Center Hosting Facility
Jul17

Atlantic.Net Opens New Northern Virginia Data Center Hosting Facility

Atlantic.Net has announced its new HIPAA data center hosting facility in Northern Virginia is now up and running and the company is now providing the full range of hosting services and solutions through the new facility. In response to demand for its cloud and managed services, Atlantic.Net has invested significant resources to improve its infrastructure and has embarked upon a major expansion of its data center footprint. The new Ashburn, VA data center is one in a string of new facilities that have been set up to meet the needs of the company’s rapidly growing client list. The Ashburn facility is located in Northern Virginia close to Washington D.C., and has historically been a hotbed of innovation. The new facility is protected by 24/7 manned security, state-of-the-art-security systems, biometric access controls, 2N generator power capacity, a N+2 cooling system, and the facility has been audited and has demonstrated compliance with HIPAA, HITECH, and SSAE 18 SOC1 and SOC2. The new data center joins those in New York, Dallas, Toronto, San Francisco, London, and Orlando. The...

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Secure Block Storage (SBS) Now Available for Atlantic.Net Cloud Servers
Jun14

Secure Block Storage (SBS) Now Available for Atlantic.Net Cloud Servers

Atlantic.Net, a leading provider of hosting and hosting services to the healthcare industry, has announced the release of Secure Block Storage (SBS) for its cloud servers. The new feature allows Atlantic.Net customers to attach additional storage drives to their cloud servers and easily scale their workloads. SMS allows customers to increase storage on the fly and move data between cloud servers. For total security, data is automatically encrypted at rest and SMS has been designed to provide 99.999% availability. To protect against data loss due to component failure, volumes are automatically replicated multiple times to ensure data can always be recovered. SBS has been developed to be highly scalable, highly redundant, easily accessible, and easy to use. SBS can be used for file, application, database, or backup storage and is available to all customers on demand. Initially, Atlantic.Net is launching SBS with an initial deal of 50GB of SMB free for one year and a rate of 7.9 cents per additional GB per month. “Here at Atlantic.Net, we remain steadfast in our commitment to...

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Atlantic.Net Achieves SSAE-18  SOC 1 and SOC 2 Certification
Mar15

Atlantic.Net Achieves SSAE-18 SOC 1 and SOC 2 Certification

Atlantic.Net has recently been externally validated per Service Organization Control SSAE 18 SOC 1 and SOC 2 auditing standards and has attained SSAE-18 certification in compliance with AICPA standard principles. Atlantic.Net is one of the first service companies to achieve the certification. To attain certification, Atlantic.Net was audited by the national security and compliance solutions provider, A-Lign. The audit covered organization-wide system controls and how well Atlantic.Net’s controls were designed to achieve the control objectives. The audit also involved tests to determine the operational effectiveness of the controls. The auditor’s report confirmed that Atlantic.net is in full compliance with AICPA Standard Principles and achieved the standard required for certification. “This certification demonstrates the auditor’s confidence in our world class infrastructure, system controls, and our continued mission to deliver excellence to our clients,” said Marty Puranik, CEO of Atlantic.Net. “Authenticating these processes to ensure our clients are provided with consistent,...

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Atlantic.Net Cloud Platform Automatically Encrypts Data At Rest
Aug30

Atlantic.Net Cloud Platform Automatically Encrypts Data At Rest

Healthcare organizations looking to use the cloud for storing ePHI or hosting applications that interact with ePHI require world-class hosting services with top grade security. To further meet the needs of healthcare clients, Atlantic.Net has implemented a cloud platform that automatically encrypts all customer data at rest for maximum protection against unauthorized data access. World-class encryption mechanisms are used to encrypt data at the storage layer. For ease of use, the encryption takes place in a transparent manner and requires no configuration to reduce the potential for user error. The default encryption setting is part of Atlantic.Net’s ongoing efforts to ensure the privacy of all customer data. Atlantic.Net believes customer privacy is paramount, and a security setting as important as encryption should not be an optional or add-on feature. Encryption is provided to all customers free of charge. Prior to being written to disk, all data is encrypted using the Advanced Encryption Standard 256-bit (AES-256) cipher. AES256 is the only cipher approved by the NSA for...

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Atlantic.Net Customers Enjoy 100x Speed Boost with New SSD Cloud VPS Hosting Platform
Mar18

Atlantic.Net Customers Enjoy 100x Speed Boost with New SSD Cloud VPS Hosting Platform

Atlantic.Net has announced its new SSD Cloud VPS Hosting Platform has now been made available to new and existing customers. Atlantic.Net’s world-class cloud VPS hosting solutions are a popular choice with SMBs and the company has been enjoying sustained growth, particularly in the healthcare and e-commerce sectors. Customers also now have increasing performance requirements and need greater speeds and faster data access. In order to continue to meet customers’ needs, Atlantic.Net invested significantly in new hardware and has now implemented the new solid state drives for its VPS hosting platform. The upgrade is likely to be noticed by existing customers. The new enterprise Solid State Drives are a significant advance on the previous storage hardware and are capable of 100x faster read and write speeds. Customers are most likely to notice the difference in their start up times, which will be considerably faster, and there will be noticeable improvements due to the enhancements to random access time, data transfer rate, and read performance. “Our customer’s ever increasing...

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Atlantic.Net Opens NYC Cloud Hosting Center
May04

Atlantic.Net Opens NYC Cloud Hosting Center

Atlantic.Net has continued its expansion by opening a fifth HIPAA cloud data center in New York City (NYC). The NYC data center is now fully operational and the full compliment of Atlantic.Net hosting and cloud hosting services are now being provided through the facility. The company’s infrastructure, owned by Telx, has been growing rapidly in response to increasing demand. The new data center was established to accommodate the growing demand for fast, secure hosting and data storage due to the number of New York startups and the thriving developer communities. Given the target market, it is no surprise that the NYC cloud center has been developed to cater to the needs to the developer community. Atlantic.Net has incorporated developer-friendly features to eliminate unnecessary complexity and ensure the fastest possible deployments. The new features include a host of one-click apps, such as WordPress, Django, LAMP, LEMP, Docker, and Node.js and customers will benefit from superior network speeds. The new data center is located in a seven-story, 179,000 square foot facility in close...

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A-Lign Auditors Confirm Atlantic.Net Hosting Service is HIPAA-Compliant
Apr14

A-Lign Auditors Confirm Atlantic.Net Hosting Service is HIPAA-Compliant

Atlantic.Net has announced it has been verified by a third party as fully compliant with the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Rules and fully meets its responsibilities as a business associate of HIPAA-covered entities. Atlantic.Net has developed a HIPAA-compliant hosting platform for the healthcare industry. The platform incorporates a range of technical safeguards to ensure that its customers’ data remains 100% secure at all times and protected against unauthorized access. To ensure that all provisions of HIPAA had been satisfied, Atlantic.net engaged the third-party, full-service security, assurance, and compliance solutions firm A-lign to conduct a compliance audit to assess Atlantic.Net controls and safeguards against the HIPAA Security Rule. “Our audit finds Atlantic.Net is in full compliance with the relevant controls and meets all HIPAA compliance standards and requirements for physical and environmental controls, and the management oversight of the environment,” said Gene Geiger, Partner, A-lign. The Orlando-based hosting...

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Atlantic.Net Enjoys Massive Growth of HIPAA Compliant Hosting Business
Apr08

Atlantic.Net Enjoys Massive Growth of HIPAA Compliant Hosting Business

Over the past 12 months, the Orlando, FL-based hosting company Atlantic.Net has been enjoying a period of tremendous growth. Atlantic.Net is a web hosting provider that has been providing specialized cloud hosting, hybrid hosting, private virtualization, VPS cloud hosting, and HIPAA complaint hosting services for more than 20 years. The company offers a secure, isolated hosting environment compliant with HIPAA/HITECH Act requirements and holds SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II and SOC 2 Type I reports. The hosting platform and services have proven popular with healthcare organizations and the company has enjoyed massive growth in customer numbers as more and more healthcare providers, health plans, and business associates of HIPAA-covered entities take advantage of its HIPAA-compliant platform and managed services. This week, Atlantic.Net announced that another major healthcare organizations has chosen its platform to host highly sensitive medical records. Electronic medical record company Genensys is now running its EMR system, Simplify EMR™, on Atlantic.Net infrastructure. “We welcome...

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