SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/14 -- CloudPassage®, the leading cloud infrastructure security company, announced today being named Security Innovation of the Year for 2013-2014 by the Cloud Awards Program for its genuinely innovative approach to cloud security. More than 200 organizations entered the Cloud Awards, with entries coming from across the globe and including Europe, the US and Middle East.
"We are extremely pleased to endorse CloudPassage as a cloud technology provider giving added value to its clients, disrupting business models and leveraging cloud infrastructure to be the best of the best in cloud security solutions," said Larry Johnson Cloud Awards organizer.
Proven in hundreds of production cloud deployments at a scale of up to tens-of-thousands of cloud devices, CloudPassage Halo Enterprise addresses the top two inhibitors to cloud adoption -- security and compliance. Purpose-built for the cloud, CloudPassage uses big-data analytics to automate security and compliance for large-scale, distributed cloud infrastructure environments, enabling companies to seamlessly adopt the cloud.
"Enterprises are adopting cloud computing at an incredible pace, but security and compliance still represent huge obstacles. Traditional solutions are designed with legacy perimeter models and don't work for the ephemeral nature of the cloud -- placing significant burdens on security and operations teams," said Carson Sweet, CEO of CloudPassage. "We employ a solution that automates and integrates security into dynamic cloud environments, removing the burden for security teams and providing greater visibility for compliance professionals."
Identifying and celebrating excellence in the field of cloud computing, the Cloud Awards program recognizes excellence in cloud computing and encourages entries from across the entire globe -- the US, Canada, Australasia and EMEA regions. Entrants can be from organizations of any size, including start-ups.
CloudPassage is the leading cloud infrastructure security company and creator of Halo, the industry's first and only security and compliance platform purpose-built for elastic cloud environments. Halo's patented architecture operates seamlessly across any mix of software-defined data center, public cloud, and even hardware infrastructure. Industry-leading enterprises trust Halo to protect their cloud and software-defined datacenter environments. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital, Tenaya Capital, Shasta Ventures, and other leading investors.
For more information, please visit http://www.cloudpassage.com. CloudPassage® and Halo® are registered trademarks of CloudPassage, Inc. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective owners.
About the Cloud Awards
The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud as we move into 2014 and beyond. Categories include the Software as a Service award, Most Promising Start-Up, and "Best in Mobile" Cloud Solution. Finalists were selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit http://www.cloud-awards.com/.