Boston (U.S.) – June 2015 – Egress Software Technologies Inc., a leader in encryption services, today announces the launch of its hosted infrastructure services on Microsoft Azure.
Whether a government department or multinational enterprise, organisations face the same challenge: How do you share sensitive electronic informationinternally and externally while maintaining compliance, security and control? For organizations working in highly regulated sectors – including government, financial and insurance services, and private healthcare (where the sensitivity of data is of particular importance) – this challenge sits high on the agenda.
Egress provides hosted and on-premises encryption services, designed to secure all forms of electronic information and delivered to customers in the public and private sectors using a single platform. The award-winning Egress portfolio of encryption services includes email, file transfer, web form, and the latest online collaboration offering, Egress Secure Workspace.
Egress CTO John Goodyear comments: “Increasingly, we need to be able to offer our customers a truly flexible and scalable solution that can be cloud-based, hosted on-premise or hybrid and can cater to a variety of complex data-sharing and infrastructure needs.”
“As a result, we have utilized the Azure-hosted platform to help customers encrypt data and files using a combination of services designed to seamlessly integrate with on-premise Exchange or hosted Office 365 environments, enabling end-users to share confidential information with improved security using desktop, mobile or web-based applications. Azure lets us quickly and easily deliver our award-winning encryption services so that end-users can benefit from enhanced information security when sharing sensitive data.”
Venkat Gattamneni, Group Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Azure stated: “We are delighted to be able to introduce Egress’s encryption services as a part of Azure. Our focus on collaborations with innovative software technology providers, gives customers the choice of services they demand. Egress already has a proven track record in delivering encryption that protects organizations and their end users from data breaches, plus their continued integration with Office 365 makes the Azure offering a natural fit for us.”