Orlando, Florida – (The Hosting News) – August 18, 2009 – Managed hosting services firm, HostDime, has been certified under the United States-European Union Safe Harbor framework, which enables U.S. companies to comply with the E.U Data Protection Directive.
Michael Kahn, vice president of operations at HostDime remarked, ”Our abuse and security team spends numerous hours each day contributing to several security organizations to lend our hand in and maintaining a clean online community. Privacy and account security is something that is of utmost importance to our organization, and Safe Harbor is an excellent framework to follow for trade and privacy principles. We are eager to implement practices in our business in order to better serve the global hosting market.”
The U.S. Department of Commerce developed the Safe Harbor framework to bridge differences between U.S. and E.U. privacy law, and it is intended prevent accidental information disclosure by organizations that store customer data. The program is voluntary.
HostDime and its international divisions serve a large number of clients located in the European Union, and voluntarily compliance with the Safe Harbor framework enables the company to better serve these clients.
HostDime’s Safe Harbor certification may be viewed online at http://web.ita.doc.gov/safeharbor/SHList.nsf/f6cff20f4d3b8a3185256966006f7cde/e11df88c992e1a1f852575fd0065ee70?OpenDocument&Highlight=2,hostdime.
HostDime is a privately owned, leading website hosting provider offering reliable, secure managed hosting services that cater to a range of clients, from entry-level to enterprise-level operations. HostDime owns and operates its own data center in Orlando, Fla. With a client base of more than 700,000 hosted domains on 3,000 servers, HostDime presently ranks among the top 50 biggest web hosting companies in the world.
To learn more, please visit: www.hostdime.com.