SOURCE: CipherCloud, Inc.
SAN JOSE, CA and ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2012) - CipherCloud, a leading provider of cloud data protection gateways for public and private clouds, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Cloud Sherpas, a leading enterprise-focused cloud service provider and Google Enterprise 2011 Partner of the Year. This partnership will introduce CipherCloud's encryption gateway technology to Cloud Sherpas' customer base while expanding geographical and vertical markets for both companies.
CipherCloud's award-winning technology secures sensitive customer data across multiple public and private cloud applications without impacting functionality or performance. The solution uses comprehensive security controls including strong encryption, tokenization, activity monitoring, and malware detection.
Cloud Sherpas has helped thousands of organizations migrate to Salesforce and Google Apps from their legacy on-premise systems to more secure, reliable, and scalable cloud-based alternatives. With this transition, organizations see lower costs, increased productivity, and streamlined IT processes.
Cloud Sherpas' broad catalog of solutions and integration services enables mid-size to large enterprises to transition seamlessly to a cloud-based infrastructure. For organizations with Salesforce and Google Apps deployments, the addition of CipherCloud solutions will enable Cloud Sherpas to deliver solutions that address strict data privacy, data residency, compliance, and security concerns.
"By working together, Cloud Sherpas and CipherCloud are able to help organizations worldwide that otherwise would not be able to move to the cloud," said Dev Ghoshal, senior vice president of operations at CipherCloud. "Cloud Sherpas has helped more than 1.5 million users with the process of implementing Salesforce and 'Going Google.' We are excited to be working with them as they strive for the next 1.5 million."
Global organizations, as well as those in highly regulated industries such as financial services, health care, and government contracting, will benefit from this collaboration.
"Security in the cloud is a paramount issue for our customers, particularly for those facing regulatory requirements in the financial and health care industries and customers in countries with data residency requirements," said Eran Gil, SVP, global business development, Cloud Sherpas. "Several organizations have already approached us with interest in CipherCloud's cloud data protection gateway."
CipherCloud provides a unified cloud encryption gateway with award-winning technology to encrypt sensitive data in real time before it's sent to the cloud. CipherCloud protects enterprise data using format- and operations-preserving encryption and tokenization in any private or public cloud environment without impacting functionality, usability, or performance. CipherCloud eliminates data privacy, data residency, security, and regulatory compliance concerns, and accelerates cloud adoption. CipherCloud has been recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Cloud Security in 2011. Visit CipherCloud at www.ciphercloud.com.
About Cloud Sherpas
Cloud Sherpas, recently named both the Google Enterprise 2011 Partner of the Year and a Platinum salesforce.com Partner, is a leading enterprise-focused Cloud Service Provider, helping organizations leverage the cloud to rapidly innovate while also dramatically reducing IT expenses. A top Google Enterprise and salesforce.com partner, Cloud Sherpas has migrated over 1.5 million users across a variety of industries from legacy, on-premise systems to the cloud. Cloud Sherpas enables mid-size and large enterprises to transition easily into the cloud with CRM, social business services, custom and mobile application development, and managed services. Cloud Sherpas has offices in Atlanta, Brisbane, Chicago, Manila, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Wellington. For more information visit www.cloudsherpas.com.