Data Center Complex
Best-in-Class Data Center Operations
CDS owns and operates two of the world’s most advanced data center complexes. Our geographically disperse data centers are two of the nation’s largest health care data centers — both rated among the top five percent of data centers worldwide by MIPS.
The Columbia data center hosts applications that process billions of transactions for state, federal and commercial business each year, processing more than 1 billion health care claims annually - about 10% of all U.S. health care expenditures.
Safe & Secure to Meet Federal Standards
The data center offers specialized physical, data and network security. It also features disaster recovery capabilities to meet today’s stringent health care data protection requirements.
The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) recognized the importance of information security to economic and national security interests. A FISMA High Rating means that CDS has implemented a federally compliant inventory of systems, categorization of systems by risk level, security controls, risk assessment process, system security plan, certification and accreditation and continuous monitoring practices.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) defined changes in insurance plan requirements relative to the use and disclosure of protected health information. CDS complies with all HIPAA standards and ensures the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a set of quality management systems standards that ensure statutory and regulatory requirements are met. CDS is certified in fulfilling these requirements.
These internationally recognized third-party assurance audits are designed for service organizations. CDS compliance includes audit and financial reporting and examination.
The data center complex has no single point of failure, guaranteeing that availability and performance requirements are met.
Our data center complex handles more than 10 percent of total U.S. health care expenditures.