SAN FRANCISCO — July 17, 2014 — Engine Yard, the leading cloud application management platform, announced today that it has been awarded the 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.
“There’s no denying the business benefits that are driving developers, DevOps and business managers to the cloud today. They want to take advantage of agility, efficiency and cost savings,” said Jeff Reich, chief security officer at Engine Yard. “We are providing these customers with an innovative solution that lets them reap the benefits of cloud platforms without bypassing policies for corporate security and governance.”
Skyhigh identifies and classifies thousands of cloud services and provides 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
“Selecting an enterprise-ready cloud service like Engine Yard is critical, but performing product evaluations is expensive and time consuming, especially with the breadth of services available today,” said Rajiv Gupta, CEO of Skyhigh Networks. “The Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating streamlines the evaluation process by providing an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service’s security controls and enterprise readiness.”
About Engine Yard
Engine Yard is the leading cloud application management platform empowering developers and DevOps to provision, manage and monitor applications in the cloud. Providing unmatched control and choice, Engine Yard delivers a broad and trusted application cloud and expert support that enables organizations to focus on creating great applications, instead of managing their infrastructure. Thousands of customers in 58 countries, from explosive-growth Web startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, run on Engine Yard. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is backed by Benchmark, New Enterprise Associates, Oracle and Amazon.
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, visit www.skyhighnetworks.com/cloud-trust-program or follow us on Twitter @skyhighnetworks, #CloudTrust.
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