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StillSecure Joins the Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace to Support Open Cloud EcosystemOnline Cloud Tools Marketplace Delivers Broad Spectrum of Products and Services (July 18, 2012)
SUPERIOR, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/18/12 -- StillSecure®, a managed network security solutions and certified compliance company, today announced that two of its cloud security solutions, the Cloud Network Security Appliance (Cloud NSA) and Cloud Security Monitoring Services (Cloud SMS), are now available through the enhanced Cloud Tools Marketplace from Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the service leader in cloud computing. This marketplace will serve as a gateway to an open ecosystem of cloud solutions, which will give customers access to a broad range of tools that support Rackspace open cloud.
StillSecure Cloud NSA is a comprehensive managed security services suite for cloud infrastructure that addresses the leading obstacle to cloud implementation -- security. StillSecure Cloud SMS is a host-based firewall management solution that can be quickly and easily installed directly by Rackspace users by following two easy steps for downloading and installation. These managed solutions are available for both the first generation Cloud Servers and Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack®.
"Rackspace is excited to have StillSecure as a part of the Cloud Tools Marketplace," said Ven Shanmugam, senior manager of corporate strategy at Rackspace. "By utilizing StillSecure's Cloud solutions and Managed Security Services, Rackspace customers have options to address the complications that go along with building out their security infrastructure or using outboard security appliances."
"The Cloud is a powerful platform that all companies should be leveraging; however, security is the number one impediment to widespread cloud adoption," said James Brown, Chief Technology Officer of StillSecure. "With its Cloud Tools Program, Rackspace has created an ecosystem comprising some of the most advanced cloud technologies on the market. They understand the importance and impact that securing cloud environments upfront can have on an organization's bottom line. Solutions like Cloud NSA and Cloud SMS clear the way for customers to securely run production loads in the cloud. We're excited to make our solutions available to Rackspace customers to help them make the transition quickly and safely."
The Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace is a comprehensive catalog of innovative, third-party developed applications designed for the Rackspace open cloud. Additionally, through the marketplace, customers can now browse, review and connect to a breadth of cloud solutions focused on management, monitoring, application deployment and a host of other areas. By leveraging OpenStack and developing solutions specifically for Rackspace Cloud powered by OpenStack, StillSecure provides increased flexibility for customers and helps them avoid vendor lock-in.
StillSecure is offering Rackspace public cloud users a thirty-day trial of any of the Cloud NSA premium managed security services, which includes intrusion detection and prevention, Web application firewall, log management, its acclaimed PCI Complete compliance solution, and over a dozen others that help protect customers from a variety of security threats while helping to address regulatory compliance. StillSecure's managed security service solutions are available as physical, virtual, or cloud implementations.
The StillSecure Cloud NSA sits in front of an organization's cloud servers and provides a single path through which Internet traffic passes. For more information on the Cloud NSA, visit www.stillsecure.com/services/index.php.
For IT executives facing escalating security threats and evolving compliance requirements, and data centers looking to cement long-term customer relationships, StillSecure designs and delivers managed network security and certified compliance solutions so you can focus on growing your core business.
As opposed to vendors with uncertified partial fixes, or worse, self-audited solutions, StillSecure unites our security experts with our certified processes and innovative technologies to provide holistic solutions that eliminate the need for dedicated resources juggling multiple vendors, products and requirements.
For more information please call (303) 381-3830, visit http://www.stillsecure.com, or check out more on the StillSecure blog at http://www.thesecuritysamurai.com. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/securitysamurai and http://twitter.com/stillsecure.
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