NationalNet Starts SSAE 16 Attestation

NationalNet has publicized the launch of the procedure for getting a Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization (SSAE16).  The SSAE 16 certification is a new addition to the web hosting industry and is expected to replace the Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS70) by mid June 2011. The hosting as well as data center service provider plans to stay ahead of the industry curve by starting this course with the Windham Brannon firm, a CPA firm based in Atlanta.

On SSAE16, the American Insititute of CPA’s stated, “This section [SSAE 16] addresses examination engagements undertaken by a service auditor to report on controls at organizations which provide services to user entities when those controls are likely to be relevant to user entities’ internal control.”

The industry innovator is committed to maintain its excellent level of customer satisfaction and expansion in the data center and hosting industry. In line with this goal, getting the SSAE 16 certification is another push in the right direction. Through it, NationalNet aims to help customers understand that the company is focused on providing the very best in controls and services which are necessary to sustain a dependable data center.

“Deep down in our hearts, we know that we do everything necessary to guarantee our customers’ satisfaction every single day” CEO of NationalNet, Tony Morgan stated. “Based on what we’re hearing within the data center Industry, we’ve decided to begin the SSAE 16 attestation process.  My team and I have spent the first quarter of this year in meetings with Windham Brannon committing what NationalNet does every day to paper.”

As another confirmation towards providing quality services, NationalNet is set to complete the SSAE16 certification and other goals by the end of 2011.

On National Net:

NationalNet has been altering the way businesses handle their connectivity. As a leader in innovative web hosting and data hosting services, the company has developed solutions which can fulfill the client’s expectations and budget with ease. NationalNet’s success is founded on the excellent customer service which they customize to meet the needs of their clients. For further information, you can visit, call 678.247.7000 or email

On Windham Brannon:

Windham Brannon is one of Atlanta’s leading CPA firms. They provide detailed accounting and advisory services, proactive tax consulting solutions and compliance. They serve many of the state’s highly successful local companies and also large, publically held organizations. For more information, visit their website


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