Becomes First Cloud Solutions Provider to Offer a HITRUST CSF Certified Environment for Both Communications and Computing ServicesWAYNE, Pa.—January 3, 2018—Evolve IP, a leading provider of cloud solutions to more than 1,500 enterprises ranging from healthcare, finance, and insurance companies to manufacturing, technology and retail firms, today announced that their Evolve Cloud East (Philadelphia, PA) and Evolve Cloud West (Las Vegas, NV) has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s cloud-hosted solutions have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and are appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Evolve IP in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.“This is another significant milestone in the continuing development of the Evolve IP Compliance Cloud and I am incredibly proud of the team for their hard work around this accomplishment,” said Joseph Pedano, Executive Vice President of Cloud Engineering of Evolve IP. “We view compliance as a practice, not a part-time pursuit, and while we have historically entered into business associate agreements and enabled HIPAA compliance to support clients’ contractual requirements, we felt that it was important to do more. With HITRUST certification, we are making a clear statement to all of our clients and prospects – both inside and outside of healthcare – that data security and compliance is our number one concern.”“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment. By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, Evolve IP is distinguished as an organization that people can count on to keep their information safe,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST.For more information about Evolve IP’s HITRUST offering please click here.One of the world’s fastest growing cloud strategy companies, today Evolve IP provides best-of-breed cloud solutions to more than 1,500 enterprises and to more than 350,000 users in virtually every industry including: healthcare, finance, veterinary, legal, insurance, construction, education, technology, travel, and retail. Many of the world’s most recognizable brands rely on the company’s Evolve IP OneCloud® strategy to migrate multiple integrated cloud computing and cloud communications services onto a single, unified platform including: identity management, disaster recovery, contact centers, IP phone systems / unified communications, virtual desktops, IaaS, and more.