Egress Hosted Infrastructure available on Microsoft Azure

| 9th Jun 2015

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 emailfile transferweb 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.”

About Egress

As advanced persistent threats continue to evolve, we recognize that people are the biggest risk to organizations’ security and are most vulnerable when using email.

Egress, a KnowBe4 company, is the only cloud email security provider to continuously assess human risk and dynamically adapt policy controls, preparing customers to defend against advanced phishing attacks and outbound data breaches before they happen. Leveraging contextual machine learning and neural networks, with seamless integration using cloud-native API architecture, Egress provides enhanced email protection, deep visibility into human risk, and instant time to value.