Global Convergence, Inc. Completes SOC 1 and SOC 2 Type II Attestation
Global Convergence, Inc. (GCI) Completes SOC 1 and SOC 2 Type II Attestation
System and Organization Controls (SOC) Attestation Reports Demonstrate GCI’s Ongoing Commitment to Systems and Controls, that Instill Confidence & Trust with Customers
OLDSMAR, Fla., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Convergence, Inc. (GCI), a Value Added Distribution and IT services provider, today announced that its IT Services organization has received the System and Organization Controls (SOC) 1 and SOC 2 Type II attestation reports. The completion of this engagement provides evidence that GCI has a strong commitment to maintaining a robust and effective internal control environment for the security of its Managed IT Services and associated systems.
The SOC attestation reports, issued by Control Logics, an independent CPA firm, confirms that GCI has met the standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants [AICPA]. Control Logics assessed the design and operating effectiveness of controls implemented by GCI for the Security and Availability Trust Services Principles.
“The entire team here at Global Convergence is very proud of this milestone accomplishment,” said Jim Bradshaw, Chairman and CEO. “Our SOC 1 and SOC 2 Type II attestation reports reflect our tenacious approach to systems and controls excellence worldwide – with audits conducted at our headquarter facilities in Oldsmar, Florida and also Cluj, Romania.”
The report confirms GCI’s commitment to the most rigorous security standards and procedures in the industry. GCI offers trust-based services to its customers, and by communicating the results of this audit, they can be assured of their reliance on GCI’s internal controls.
“In 2017, GCI set strategic goals to achieve standards-based certifications around security, quality, privacy and continuity,” said Victor Berggren, CIO at Global Convergence. “We achieved our SOC 1 Type II in April, 2018 and SOC 2 Type II in January, 2018.”
About Global Convergence, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Global Convergence Inc. (GCI) is the channel’s services and solutions company. GCI empowers solution providers to bring open and disruptive technologies to market that complement their portfolio and provide them with new revenue opportunities. With a strong foundation as a U.S.-based value-added distributor with a full, channel-driven IT services portfolio specializing in voice and data networks and enterprise mobility, GCI has global capabilities in 170 countries. To learn more, visit www.globalconvergence.com, or follow us at LinkedIn and Twitter.