Data Center Tour

Posted on: October 17th, 2013

Come take a virtual tour of our data center. Through the tour, you will see the measures we have in place to keep your servers, backups, or hosted applications secure and available at all times.

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August 2013: SSAE16 and FISMA Compliance for

Posted on: August 30th, 2013 is proud to announce the completion of our SSAE16 SOC2, Type2 audit for both of our data centers in Bloomington and Peoria, as well as the completion of our FISMA audit for both sites. The SSAE16 and FISMA standards represent important industry validation by independent 3rd parties of A5′s facilities, processes and policies and […]

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July 2013: More Fiber Options in our Bloomington Data Center

Posted on: August 30th, 2013

As of July 2013,’s newest data center at 303 E. Washington in Bloomington has two more carriers deployed into the site expanding the number of carriers to five (5). The arrival of US Signal and CIRBN into the data center provides additional fiber paths, capacity and carrier diversity for clients at the A5/Bloomington facility. […]

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Public Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting June 18, 2013

Posted on: May 28th, 2013

McLean County Chamber of Commerce will be conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for’s newest Tier III data center in Bloomington, IL on June 18, 2013 at 11:00 am. Please join us at 303 E Washington St for our public Grand Opening. Private tours will be given after the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Due to the […]

Read More → Partners with Symantec for Hosted Security Services

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 announced today a new partnership with Symantec, a leader in security technology and services, to deploy new tools to further secure corporate networks and services for its clients. In addition to hosted email security scanning, A5 will deploy Symantec’s Endpoint Protection Services to their clients’ systems, as well as Web Security services, which provide […]

Read More → Buzz Continues to Increase

Posted on: May 17th, 2013, Inc.’s newest technology project is creating a positive buzz around Central Illinois. The old Illinois HealthCare building in downtown Bloomington was deteriorating as it sat on the market for many years until Steve Hope, President/CEO of, bought the building to construct a state of the art Tier III data center in Central Illinois. […]

Read More → participates in 2013 Twin Cities Showcase

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 participated in the McLean County Chamber of Commerce “Twin Cities Showcase” on Friday, May 3, 2013.  The showcase was held at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Normal, IL. Over 75 local businesses, including tastings from a few local restaurants, showed off their products and services.’s Eric Fisher, Director of Data […]

Read More → SSAE 16 audit

Posted on: March 13th, 2013

A5 has started our SSAE 16 SOC2 audit effective 3/4/13 for our data centers in Bloomington and Peoria Illinois. We’ve engaged a nationally-recognized firm to provide us this service and look forward to sharing the results with our clientele. The SSAE 16 audit process verifies and validates the process controls, policies and physical environment controls […]

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