February 14, 2012 — Organic cloud storage provider Scality announced on Tuesday that it achieved a 120 percent growth rate and signed agreements supporting more than 50 million users worldwide on cloud-based applications in 2011.
(WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Data center provider QTS announced on Wednesday that it has been registered as Safe Harbor compliant. Enforced by the US Federal Trade Commission and Department of Transportation, Safe Harbor assures that QTS adheres to the highest levels of privacy protection set by the European Union.
This certification comes a couple weeks after QTS Atlanta Metro data center achieved LEED Gold Certification.
According to the press release, Safe Harbor status indicates that QTS meets the EU’s seven principles of privacy protection so customers can be assured that QTS’ interactions with EU companies that involve the transfer of EU personal data will not be hindered between the US and EU, where different privacy protections are in place.
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