Salt Lake City - XMISSiON
completed its SSAE 16, type 2 audit certification related to its colocation, Stackable web hosting, network administration and support services.
Three years later, Ashdown had turned his part-time hobby into XMission, Utah's first Internet service provider (ISP).
Throughout the early '90s, XMission not only provided a connection to the World Wide Web, but for Utah customers, was also synonymous with the Internet itself.
More often than not, [these users] were connected to XMission already, so they made that recommendation to other people," Ashdown says.