GroupBy Achieves SOC 2 Compliance

Leading eCommerce Solution Provider Completes Arduous Review to Ensure Data Security for Rapidly Growing Client Base

October 03, 2017 09:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GroupBy Inc., one of the retail industry’s leading providers of eCommerce software solutions and one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies, today announced that the company has achieved Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) compliance status in accordance with the Trust Services principles as established by CPA Canada. The newly achieved status verifies that GroupBy’s information systems, security practices, policies and procedures meets SOC 2 standard related to security, availability and confidentiality. “The achievement of this SOC 2 certification reinforces GroupBy’s commitment to the protection of our clients and emphasizes the need for any service provider in our space to be fully SOC 2 compliant,” said Roland Gossage, CEO, GroupBy Inc. “As we continue to see our client base grow in size, complexity and sensitivity of their data output, it is imperative for them to feel confident that we are making every investment to reach the highest standard in data security and compliance in the industry.” The compliance process, conducted by MNP LLP, involved a rigorous audit of GroupBy’s systems, processes, and policies to ensure they meet the required Trust Services Principles. Subsequently, MNP has issued a SOC 2 audit report that all data gathered and hosted by GroupBy from the company’s client base and the consumers shopping on those retailers’ sites meets the highest degree in security, availability and confidentiality of the Trust Services Principles. “GroupBy has always been committed to exceeding industry standards when it comes to system performance and security measures,” said Will Warren, Chief Technology Officer, GroupBy Inc. “As more and more providers advertise a move to the cloud, there is a valid concern within the industry regarding the integrity of their data handling processes and technology systems and we are proud that our SOC 2 compliance has proven that our current and future clients can have complete trust in GroupBy.” GroupBy is making additional investments to its systems, infrastructure and processes to further ensure that its clients can have continued confidence moving forward. About GroupBy Inc. GroupBy Inc. transforms the way retailers interact with their consumers online through data-driven commerce, media, and knowledge management software solutions. The company supports the online retail efforts of many of the world’s leading online retailers by driving more targeted site traffic and increases in revenue through its platform Searchandiser. GroupBy’s solutions provide industry-leading features for search, navigation, merchandising, search engine optimization (SEO) and search as you type (SAYT). On June 5, 2017, GroupBy announced that it had acquired US-based product data enrichment software provider, Edgecase. Founded in 2013, GroupBy is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has offices around the world. For more information, please visit


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