Physical Security

Meeting the Highest Standards in Data Center Security

How to Ensure Data Security: Simple Question, Complicated Answer

More companies are making data security a primary focus. They are developing effective plans to address issues beyond where to store the data and establishing clear guidelines for how to manage and monitor key data.

Learn how today’s IT leaders are looking outside of their organizations for assistance.

CyrusOne takes the effort, expense and risk out of physical data center security by employing industry-leading critical security protocols that protect physical assets.

Data Center Security Equals Peace of Mind

Benefit from CyrusOne security protocols such as

  • On-site data center security guards 24×7, year round
  • Video surveillance and recording of exterior and interior facilities
  • Biometric and key-card security for strict access control, up to the cage level
  • Turnstile and other secure passages to prevent tailgating
  • Reinforced physical infrastructure that could include concrete bollards, steel-lined walls, bullet resistant glass and perimeter fencing, additional costs may apply
  • Perimeter security that includes iron fences, gates and restricted access to the property
  • Dedicated data halls, suites, and cages to minimize traffic


Enjoy peace of mind knowing your critical information systems are secure and protected, with virtually zero threat of unauthorized access.

Security Through Compliance

CyrusOne designs its facilities to comply with rigorous standards set by trade groups and certifying organizations, while maintaining relevant certifications and attestations.

The CyrusOne Compliance Management team is dedicated to continually improving and maintaining compliance certifications that are critical to our data center customers. Through disciplined assessment and audit processes, CyrusOne has implemented comprehensive practices for ISO/IEC 27001,SSAE 16 (SOC 1 Type II), Type 2 AT 101/SOC 2 & 3, PCI DSS, FISMA-High, HIPAA/HITECH, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR), and TRUSTe.

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