Skyport Systems Named as Top 5 Finalist for SC Awards Rookie Security Company of the Year

SkySecure recognized as a strong initial flagship product

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--Skyport Systems, a leading secure hyper-converged infrastructure provider for the hybrid enterprise, today announced that it has been named a top 5 finalist for SC Awards Rookie Security Company of the Year. The SC Awards acknowledge the efforts of IT security practitioners, as well as the rookie and long-standing product and service providers that support them.

Companies nominated for Rookie Security Company of the Year are new to the IT security field – offering an initial, strong, flagship product that is within two years of its initial release.

Since its launch in May 2015, Skyport Systems SkySecure has seen rapid adoption by government entities, institutions of higher education, enterprises and SMEs seeking to safeguard their most critical IT assets. With over 50 deployments, Skyport is installed in six countries across industries. At the heart of Skyport’s success is ease of use, deployment, and management of the solution, helping IT to effectively secure their systems correctly every time, in addition to providing the visibility to prove it. Skyport delivers the solution customers need to protect their most sensitive or vulnerable systems, such as Active Directory or applications running on legacy operating systems.

“It’s been said that cybercriminals are often the earliest adopters of new technologies, creating a unique challenge for organizations trying to protect private and public sector companies from attacks,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “As a finalist, we recognize Skyport Systems as one of an elite group of companies able to successfully meet this constantly evolving challenge head-on.”

The SC Awards program, now in its 20th year, is recognized throughout the industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges, hand-picked by SC Media’s editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in cybersecurity industry. The Excellence Award honors the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today’s corporate world from an array of risks and threats.

Winners will be announced on Tues., Feb. 14, 2017, at the InterContinental San Francisco. The SC Awards gala honors the winners and attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community, providing an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2017 SC Awards Gala, please visit http://www.scmagazine.com/awards/.

About Skyport Systems

Skyport Systems brings the power of customized security to protect your most critical applications, delivering an easy and cost-effective way to protect what matters the most to your business. The company’s mission is to help enterprises manage today’s increasing vulnerabilities with less complexity, fewer products and greater peace of mind.

Skyport architected a zero-trust environment to secure IT infrastructure applications that are critical to day-to-day business operations, such as Active Directory and applications that need to meet stringent corporate compliance requirements. In a world where better protection typically means adding more complexity and cost, Skyport is helping organizations reimagine their security infrastructure. Skyport is funded by Cisco Ventures, Index Ventures, Intel Capital, Google Ventures, and Sutter Hill Ventures. For more information, visit www.skyportsystems.com

Skyport and SkySecure are registered trademarks of Skyport Systems, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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Contacts

Nominations and Event Information
Anna Naumoski, 646-638-6015
anna.naumoski@haymarketmedia.com
or
Speakeasy Strategies for Skyport Systems, Inc.
Chad Torbin, 415-548-6536
chad@speakeasystrategies.com

Contacts

Nominations and Event Information
Anna Naumoski, 646-638-6015
anna.naumoski@haymarketmedia.com
or
Speakeasy Strategies for Skyport Systems, Inc.
Chad Torbin, 415-548-6536
chad@speakeasystrategies.com