Edge Web Hosting Selects Tripwire’s Compliance Solutions for its Managed Hosting Offering

Managed hosting provider Edge Web Hosting has announced a strategic partnership with Tripwire, a global provider of IT security solutions. Edge Web Hosting will use Tripwire’s compliance solutions, including PCI 3.0 and HIPAA compliance, for servicing businesses facing a wide range of compliance requirements.

Edge Web Hosting designs, implements and supports mission critical hosting platforms for organizations of every size including enterprises. The managed hosting provider, headquartered in Baltimore, MD, selected Tripwire solutions to meet security and compliance requirements of its customers.

“We provide fully outsourced web and application hosting services to enterprise, non-profit, healthcare and technology companies,”  said Vlad Friedman, CEO of Edge Web Hosting (picture homepage). “We position ourselves not just as technologists, but as risk managers that help to educate every single customer.” The company delivers a wide range of managed hosting offerings designed to meet complex regulatory requirements including:

  • The Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE).
  • The Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS).
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).
  • The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
  • The U.S.-EU Safe Harbor program.

“We are pleased to partner with Edge Web Hosting,” said Drew Davis, director of strategic accounts and alliances for Tripwire. “Edge Web’s five-tier security and compliance platform in combination with their personalized, 24/7 service is a great fit for Tripwire. Their thorough implementation of Tripwire File Integrity Management (FIM) and Security Configuration Management (SCM) technology, in conjunction with Tripwire LogCenter (TLC), helps to reduce risk and ensure data security for our joint customers.”

Edge Web Hosting is specializing in managed hosting services. Compliant hosting from Edge complies with industry standards in the areas of PCI, SSAE16, SAS70, HIPAA and FISMA. Last Summer, Edge expanded the company’s corporate headquarters in downtown Baltimore, MD. The new headquarters expansion allow the Edge teams to more efficiently scale as the company continues to grow.