CipherCloud Rapidly Enables More Organizations to Move to Microsoft Office 365

CipherCloud showcases its leading Cloud Information Protection platform in booth #2024 at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partners Conference

HOUSTON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/

Microsoft WPC 2013 – According to Gartner, the number of cloud email users will increase by five times from 50 million in 2013 to 273 million in 2017. This rapid adoption underscores the value of the cloud in lowering costs and creating competitive advantages, but the transition also creates the need to overcome data privacy, residency, security, and regulatory compliance risks of sensitive information in the cloud.

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To help organizations overcome these risk barriers, CipherCloud, the leader in cloud information protection, will showcase its CipherCloud for Office 365 offering in booth #2024 at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). By protecting Office 365 with enterprise class encryption, the solution mitigates against cloud threats, hackers and accidental leakage of information in the cloud.  At the same time, the operations-preserving encryption delivers a seamless user experience so that application functions, such as searching, sorting and reporting, remain unaltered.

Through this approach, CipherCloud offers end-to-end encryption for Office 365 with full support for emails, contacts, calendars and attachments and enables the organization to retain the keys for tighter security control of their sensitive data. By encrypting sensitive data before it leaves an organization’s network and giving the organization exclusive control over the encryption keys, CipherCloud ensures security and compliance for sensitive information residing in Office 365.

Additional enhancements provide security controls for mitigating cloud risks, including:

  • Enabling Office 365 email capabilities, such as, archiving and e-discovery, anti-virus and anti-spam capabilities, cloud data loss prevention (DLP), custom mail routing, recipient policies, alerts, reporting and Exchange Online management tools
  • Delivering conditional email encryption provides policy-based rules, such as, automatically encrypting emails from specified user groups as well as attachments containing personally identifiable information
  • Supporting hybrid deployments so organizations can combine on-premise Exchange with cloud email systems
  • Enabling all mobile devices and Outlook clients without requiring additional software

“The shift to enterprise cloud applications requires organizations to have trust in a securely delivered cloud,” said Dev Ghoshal, SVP of Strategy & Alliances, CipherCloud. “We are working closely with Microsoft’s partner ecosystem to deliver unbreakable and operations-preserving encryption to enable customers to meet their privacy and compliance requirements.”

“Through our work as a trusted Microsoft systems integrator, we’ve seen a tremendous increase in Office 365 deployment projects since its launch,” said Ben Remsa, Director of IT Services, SADA Systems. “As such, we’re pleased to partner with CipherCloud to offer customers an intelligent solution to protect their cloud email systems from data security and compliance risks in the cloud.”

The CipherCloud platform provides universal support for commercially available enterprise cloud applications for CRM, collaboration, and email, which include Salesforce.com, Chatter, Force.com, Microsoft Office 365, Amazon Web Services, Box and tailored solutions through CipherCloud’s Connect AnyApp.

About CipherCloud

CipherCloud, the leader in cloud information protection, enables organizations to securely adopt cloud applications by overcoming data privacy, residency, security, and regulatory compliance risks. CipherCloud delivers an open platform with comprehensive security controls including encryption, tokenization, cloud data loss prevention, cloud malware detection, and activity monitoring. CipherCloud’s ground breaking technology protects sensitive information in real time, before it is sent to the cloud, while preserving application usability and functionality.

CipherCloud has experienced exceptional growth and success with over 1.2 million business users, more than 100 million customer records, in over 10 industries, and with marquee customers around the globe, including North America,Europe, Middle East, Australia/New Zealand and the rest of the Asia-Pacific.

The CipherCloud product portfolio protects popular cloud applications out-of-the-box such as Salesforce, Force.com, Chatter, Box, Microsoft Office 365, and Amazon Web Services. Additionally, CipherCloud Connect AnyApp and Database Gateway enable organizations to extend data protection to hundreds of third-party cloud and private cloud applications and databases.

CipherCloud, named as SC Magazine’s 2013 Best Product of the Year, is backed by premier venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, and T-Venture, the venture capital arm of Deutsche Telekom. For more information, visit www.ciphercloud.com and follow us on Twitter @ciphercloud.

CipherCloud Contact:
Lise Feng
Director of Corporate Communications
408-520-4937
lfeng@ciphercloud.com