Welcome!

@CloudExpo Authors: Zakia Bouachraoui, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White

Blog Feed Post

SaaSID is named finalist in Tech Trailblazer Awards

- web application auditing technology nominated in Security and Cloud categories-

27th November 2012, Basingstoke, UK, - Cloud application auditing and security company, SaaSID, has been nominated as finalist in two categories of the 2012 Tech Trailblazer awards. Voting is open to the public and will close on 14th December.

Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for businesses that are less than five years old and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and prizes that not only recognize startup innovation, but also proactively help startups to grow their businesses with exclusive coaching, mentoring and development from venture capitalists and leading Chief Technology Officers, as well as an estimated prize fund worth in excess of $1million. The awards seek to recognize true innovators in the following enterprise technology areas:

  • Big Data Trailblazers

  • Cloud Trailblazers

  • Emerging Markets Trailblazers

  • Mobile Technology Trailblazers

  • Networking Trailblazers

  • Security Trailblazers

  • Storage Trailblazers

  • Sustainable IT Trailblazers

  • Virtualization Trailblazers

Ed Macnair, CEO of SaaSID, commented, "We are extremely excited to have been nominated in two categories of the Tech Trailblazer Awards. Our technology solves a real problem faced by CIOs who are trying to manage web applications and the influx of personal computing devices into the enterprise and it has already caught the attention of the judging panel, which includes some notable names from the technology and investment worlds. Our participation in the Tech Trailblazer Awards has provided us with a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness of our innovation with CIOs of companies worldwide. Tech Trailblazer Awards is a great initiative that really supports up and coming companies in the technology sector. I'd like to thank everyone who adds their vote."

SaaSID's technology, Cloud Application Manager, facilitates organisations' use of cloud-based applications by authenticating employees through the browser, then managing and auditing their use of applications. Cloud Application Manager seamlessly integrates with existing directories, including Active Directory, LDAP and OpenID. The browser-based technology can perform policy-based redaction of sensitive information presented by web applications, or restrict features within web pages according to a user's role, regardless of the device they are using. This extends enterprise security policies to the cloud and helps organisations to address the governance, risk and compliance issues associated with web application use and the implementation of BYOD initiatives.

SaaSID has been shortlisted as a Cloud Trailblazer and a Security Trailblazer in the 2012 Tech Trailblazers Awards. Votes can be added by following the links below:

Cloud Trailblazers http://tech-trailblazers.wazoku.com/comp/cloud/entry/1400d44030cf25991d725343b6a8b0af
Security Trailblazers http://tech-trailblazers.wazoku.com/comp/security/entry/1400d44030cf25991d725343b6517edd

-ends-

About SaaSID
SaaSID provides authentication, management and auditing solutions that help organisations address the productivity, security and compliance issues associated with the growing use of Web applications and the implementation of BYOD initiatives within the wider consumerisation of IT. SaaSID solutions enable organisations to reduce user administration effort, increase productivity, prevent application misuse and meet audit requirements, while gaining the full benefits of the Cloud. Furthermore, its solutions support any device, thus enabling organisations to extend their security strategies to include BYOD and BYOS initiatives. SaaSID has partnerships with market leading technology, cloud platform and application providers including Salesforce.com, EMC Greenplum, Fujitsu, Kinamik, Microsoft and Apple. The company is headquartered in Basingstoke, United Kingdom. For more information, visit http://www.saasid.com/.

Follow SaaSID on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SaaSID
Connect with SaaSID on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/saasid-limited

Follow the awards on Twitter @techtrailblaze or via the hashtag #TTAwards, or visit LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/tech-trailblazers-awards.

Media Contacts:

For SaaSID:
Josie Herbert
Phiness PR
+44 (0)7776 203307
+44 (0)1252 400569
[email protected]
www.twitter.com/@phinessence

For Tech Trailblazers Awards:
Olivia Shannon
Omarketing
UK: +44 (0)208 255 5225
US: +1 781 519 0275
[email protected]
www.twitter.com/Olivia_at_O

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By RealWire News Distribution

RealWire is a global news release distribution service specialising in the online media. The RealWire approach focuses on delivering relevant content to the receivers of our client's news releases. As we know that it is only through delivering relevance, that influence can ever be achieved.

CloudEXPO Stories
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by FTC, CUI/DFARS, EU-GDPR and the underlying National Cybersecurity Framework suggest the need for a ground-up re-thinking of security strategies and compliance actions. This session offers actionable advice based on case studies to demonstrate the impact of security and privacy attributes for the cloud-backed IoT and AI ecosystem.
Transformation Abstract Encryption and privacy in the cloud is a daunting yet essential task for both security practitioners and application developers, especially as applications continue moving to the cloud at an exponential rate. What are some best practices and processes for enterprises to follow that balance both security and ease of use requirements? What technologies are available to empower enterprises with code, data and key protection from cloud providers, system administrators, insiders, government compulsion, and network hackers? Join Ambuj Kumar (CEO, Fortanix) to discuss best practices and technologies for enterprises to securely transition to a multi-cloud hybrid world.
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-centric compute for the most data-intensive applications. Hyperconverged systems already in place can be revitalized with vendor-agnostic, PCIe-deployed, disaggregated approach to composable, maximizing the value of previous investments.
To Really Work for Enterprises, MultiCloud Adoption Requires Far Better and Inclusive Cloud Monitoring and Cost Management … But How? Overwhelmingly, even as enterprises have adopted cloud computing and are expanding to multi-cloud computing, IT leaders remain concerned about how to monitor, manage and control costs across hybrid and multi-cloud deployments. It’s clear that traditional IT monitoring and management approaches, designed after all for on-premises data centers, are falling short in this new hybrid and dynamic environment.
With more than 30 Kubernetes solutions in the marketplace, it's tempting to think Kubernetes and the vendor ecosystem has solved the problem of operationalizing containers at scale or of automatically managing the elasticity of the underlying infrastructure that these solutions need to be truly scalable. Far from it. There are at least six major pain points that companies experience when they try to deploy and run Kubernetes in their complex environments. In this presentation, the speaker will detail these pain points and explain how cloud can address them.