Zurich, Switzerland – December 22, 2014 – CloudSigma, a public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, announced today it has been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of “enterprise-ready” for its CloudSigma Iaas Services. 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
Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready cloud services fully satisfy the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices, and legal protection. CloudSigma is excited to have received the Skyhigh CloudTrust acknowledgment for the measures undertaken to develop its security strategy.
“CloudSigma strives to dismiss all the security concerns and obstacles that may occur in a public cloud”, said Robert Jenkins, chief executive officer at CloudSigma. “Via the numerous security features we provide, customers can manage the security aspects of their deployment, for instance create and attach tailored firewall policies and monitor their networks easily. Last but not least, they are given the ability to install and run their preferred set of tools to maintain their desired level of security quick and easily”. The recognition of “Skyhigh CloudTrust rating of enterprise-ready” validates CloudSigma success in providing a trustworthy and customer-oriented cloud solution.
“Selecting an enterprise-ready service such as CloudSigma 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 RatingTM streamlines the evaluation process by providing an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service’s security controls and enterprise readiness.”
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.
CloudSigma is a pure-cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider that offers highly-available, flexible, enterprise-class cloud servers and cloud hosting solutions, both in Europe and the U.S. CloudSigma is one of the most customizable cloud providers on the market, giving customers full control over their cloud and eliminating restrictions on how users deploy their computing resources. With CloudSigma, customers can provision processing, storage, networks and other fundamental computing resources as they please, as well as easily deploy any operating system or application with full root/administrative access. The result is a high-performing cloud at an efficient price.
With infrastructure in Equinix data centres in Zurich, Switzerland, as well as Washington DC, San Jose & Miami, US, and a DRFortress data center in Honolulu, CloudSigma selects the highest-quality facilities to support its innovative infrastructure. CloudSigma is increasingly being recognized for its advancement of the cloud IaaS industry and more information may be found at www.CloudSigma.com or by visiting the company on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
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