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Inland Fiber & Data Adds Business Continuity Management Professionals as Alliance PartnerTuesday, January 3 2012

Inland Fiber & Data (IF&D) announces the addition of Business Continuity Management Professionals (BCMPros) to the data center operator’s Alliance Partner Program, as a service provider to IF&D’s medical technology clients. BCMPros’ HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Tool Suite® provides a comprehensive resource ensuring that organizations remain legally and technically compliant and in accordance with internal and external regulatory processes.

“BCMPros’ HIPAA and HITECH expertise is significantly beneficial to us, as our medical technology client base is rapidly expanding,” states IF&D’s Steve Sowards. “This partnership is a component of IF&D’s ongoing effort to develop strategic alliances with top managed services and solutions providers in areas of expertise complementing all facets of IF&D core offerings.”

The Health Insurance Privacy and Accountability Act of 1996, known as HIPAA, protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs and requires the establishment of national standards for electronic health care transactions and national identifiers for providers, health insurance plans, and employers. Closely related to HIPAA is the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, which addresses the privacy and security concerns associated with the electronic transmission of health information, in part, through several provisions that strengthen the civil and criminal enforcement of the HIPAA rules.

BCMPros is a verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) composed of an experienced group of business continuity management professionals deployed to assist private and public sector entities in creating and maintaining best practices business continuity solutions. The company provides a wide-range of portfolio management support, including third-party assessments, planning and project management, as well as training and testing related to disaster preparedness and recovery, security and cloud computing.

Inland Fiber & Data is an owner and operator of data center, colocation and disaster recovery facilities in Winter Haven, Florida and Denver, Colorado. Offerings provided by Inland include wholesale data center, private data suites and traditional colocation. Inland is also a provider of private cloud services including hosted storage through its Storage on a Wire solution.

Inland’s primary facilities in Winter Haven, Florida include over 40,000 square feet of data center and disaster recovery space and approximately 45,000 square feet of carrier and telco hotel facilities.

The Inland facilities are SSAE 16 compliant and were designed and developed with the needs of the mission critical end-user in mind. Carrier grade facilities with fiber rich environments suit organizations seeking geo-security and system flexibility.

For Inland Fiber & Data Alliance Partner Program information, visit www.inlandfiber.com.

About BCMPros®
Business Continuity Management Professionals, LLC, (d.b.a. BCM Professionals®) is a verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) composed of an elite group of Business Continuity Management experts ready to be deployed to assist private and public sector entities in creating and maintaining cutting edge Business Continuity Solutions. BCMPros® provides a wide-range of Portfolio Management support, including third-party assessments, planning and project management, as well as training and testing related to Disaster Preparedness and Recovery, Security and Cloud Computing. For more information, please visit: www.BCMPros.com.

About Inland Fiber & Data

Inland Fiber and Data (IF&D) is a technology park located in Winter Haven, Florida. IF&D covers approximately four city blocks and currently includes over 300,000 square feet of office, medical office, data center, collocation, research and technology space. IF&D was designed and developed with the needs of the mission-critical end-users in mind. IF&D is located in the geographic center of Florida with easy access from both coasts as well as South Florida. Its protected inland location, carrier grade facilities, and fiber rich environment make IF&D a unique offering in the Florida market. IF&D is owned and operated by the 6/10 Corporation. To learn more, please visit www.inlandfiber.com.