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Egress Software Technologies receives Enterprise-Ready Rating from the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program

Egress Software Technologies receives Enterprise-Ready Rating from the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program

Feb 16, 2015
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Boston (U.S.) — February 2015 — Egress Software Technologies Inc. announced today that its market leading encryption services platform, Egress Switch, has been awarded the highest level Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of Enterprise-Ready. Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready cloud services fully satisfy the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices, and legal protection. 

Commenting on the announcement, Egress CEO Tony Pepper states: “Today’s confirmation that we have been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of Enterprise-Ready is further demonstration of our on-going commitment to providing an industry-leading and best-practice data security and encryption services platform. The continued success of Egress Switch has been built on a foundation of technological excellence and innovation, which we continually validate by undertaking initiatives such as the CloudTrust™ Program. 

“As a result of this rating, our enterprise customers will have the reassurance that they are selecting an encryption solution that has been vigorously tested and evaluated against the most stringent data security requirements, by one of the industry’s most highly regarded and independent assessment bodies. Customers can therefore reduce the cost and evaluation time required prior to selecting their encryption solution.” 

Skyhigh identifies and classifies thousands of cloud services to provide an objective and detailed evaluation of the enterprise-readiness of each cloud service based on a detailed set of criteria developed in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The evaluation spans five categories:

  • Data attributes 
  • User and device attributes
  • Service attributes
  • Business attributes
  • Legal attributes

“Companies seek enterprise-ready services from providers such as Egress Software Technologies, but vetting the capabilities and policies of a provider consumes a great deal of time and resources,” said Kamal Shah, vice-president of products and marketing at Skyhigh Networks. “The Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating shortens the evaluation process from weeks to hours by offering an objective, holistic assessment of a service provider’s security capabilities and enterprise readiness."

For more information regarding this press release:

Egress Software Technologies:
Rebecca Bailey – Marketing and Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 207 624 8500
Email: rebecca.bailey@egress.com

Skyhigh Networks:
Name: Katy Garlinghouse
Email: PR@SkyhighNetworks.com

About Egress Software Technologies

Egress Software Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of hosted and on-premise encryption services, designed to secure all forms of electronic information and delivered to customers in the Public and Private Sectors using a single platform: Egress Switch.

Switch utilizes AES 256-bit FIPS 140-2 approved encryption in order to provide the highest level of security for complete end-to-end data exchange. In the U.S., Switch helps organizations remain compliant with industry and government standards and regulations designed to safeguard sensitive consumer data, including HIPAA and the GLBA. 

The award-winning Switch portfolio of products includes Secure Email, Secure File Transfer, Secure Web Form and the latest online collaboration offering, Secure Workspace. Using patented key management, the platform utilizes a unique community-based licensing model known as ‘the Egress Trust Network’ that consists of paying and free Switch subscribers, who are able share information securely with one another using a single global identity. 
 

About the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating 

The Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating provides an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service's security controls and enterprise readiness based on a detailed set of criteria developed in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). Because Skyhigh produces the most extensive, current, and credible trust ratings for cloud services, enterprises rely on the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating to inform both decisions and policy pertaining to the use of cloud services in their environment. For more information, visitwww.skyhighnetworks.com/cloud-trust-program/or follow us on Twitter @skyhighnetworks, #CloudTrust.

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