Increasing Regulatory Demands, Facility Uptime Record Spurs Decision.
Online PR News – 22-January-2022 – READING, Pa. – RKL LLP, a nationally leading, Pennsylvania-based CPA and advisory services firm, today announced the selection of Direct LTx, a data center and IT infrastructure provider in Reading, Pa., to host its IT infrastructure. RKL previously housed IT infrastructure in a facility owned and operated by the firm, which delivers a wide range of tax, assurance, and advisory services from its eight Pennsylvania offices.
“Increasing regulatory and compliance demands across RKL services and within clients’ businesses drove the need for data center transformation in a SOC 2-compliant environment,” said Arthur Balk, RKL infrastructure manager. “Direct LTx offers the secure, highly available environment required by RKL and our clients. The electrical and mechanical resiliency and uptime record at the Direct LTx data center is outstanding, even throughout the many severe weather events we’ve experienced in Eastern Pennsylvania in recent years. After reviewing data centers throughout the Philadelphia area, the Direct LTx facility in Reading emerged as the right choice for RKL and our clients.”
“It is our pleasure to welcome RKL and their impressive client base to Direct LTx,” said Todd Taylor, chief executive officer, Direct LTx. “Compliance is critical to RKL’s practice, and we’re pleased that our facility’s ability to meet SOC-2, HIPPA, PCI, and other compliance standards fulfills this requirement. RKL clients are leaders in many sectors of our economy and their IT infrastructure needs to be networked, cloud-adjacent, and highly available. Our highly redundant systems, 100% uptime record, and secure location more than 80 feet above the 500-year flood plain meets these needs. We’re proud to have earned their business.”
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About RKL: RKL LLP is a leading advisory firm that taps into a wide range of services to deliver solutions that help organizations and their leaders navigate everyday complexities and get to the next level. Fueled by the talent and dedication of nearly 600 professionals located in Pennsylvania and beyond, RKL consistently ranks among the top firms in the nation and among the "Best Places to Work in PA." Learn more at rklcpa.com.
About Direct LTx: Direct LTX is a leading data center provider in Eastern Pennsylvania, providing colocation and related data center services to enterprises as well as managed services, cloud services, and telecom provider clients. Direct LTx offers 24x7x365 security and operational support in a fully redundant, highly connected, cloud-adjacent data center home for client IT infrastructure. For more information on the Direct LTx customer experience, uptime record, and commitment to superior service on behalf of customers’ mission-critical systems visit http://www.DirectLTx.com or email sales@DirectLTx.com.