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Lumen Edge Bare Metal is secure – and we have the accreditations to prove it
September 28, 2022

Today’s digital organizations are working across distributed IT environments spanning on-premises locations, public clouds, and the edge. Protecting applications and data across all these environments is critical. Lumen is easing the burden by continuing to bring organizations innovative solutions that meet the highest industry security standards.

Lumen has concluded two industry security examinations for Lumen Edge Bare Metal, confirming this edge solution meets stringent security and compliance requirements. Lumen successfully completed a Type 2 System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 examination. Lumen Edge Bare Metal also received ISO 27001 certification for information security management.

“We work with some of the largest brands and government entities in the world. Protecting their critical data is a top priority for Lumen. This SOC 2 examination and ISO certification shows our customers that our information security systems for Lumen Edge Bare Metal comply with some of the most comprehensive and strict industry standards. It is a testament to our rigorous daily security practices.” – Steve Grabow, Senior Vice President, edge computing, Lumen Technologies.

A successful Type 2 SOC 2 examination demonstrates that Lumen understands and follows security best practices and is a growing requirement for many organizations. An independent third-party reviewed, analyzed and attested to the security policies, practices and controls for Lumen Edge Bare Metal. ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification is a globally recognized information security standard, which now covers Lumen Edge Bare Metal, in addition to numerous other security solutions offered by Lumen.

Lumen Edge Bare Metal offers organizations flexible access to distributed high-capacity bare metal servers to deploy next-generation applications closer to digital interactions. It is designed to significantly reduce latency and maximize security, performance and orchestration control. Lumen Edge Bare Metal runs on the Lumen platform, underpinned by the Lumen global fiber network, with edge facilities that can meet 97% of U.S. enterprise demand within 5 milliseconds of latency.

Lumen Edge Bare Metal: https://www.lumen.com/en-us/edge-computing/bare-metal.html