CAMPBELL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Skyhigh Networks, the leading cloud access security broker (CASB), today announced its Cloud Security Technology Partner Program designed to provide customers with the most advanced cloud security solutions on the market. The Skyhigh CASB delivers unparalleled visibility, compliance, data security, and threat protection capabilities across 17,000+ cloud services. With the Skyhigh Cloud Security Partner Program, enterprises can seamlessly integrate the Skyhigh CASB with their current and planned security investments, thereby ensuring comprehensive and integrated deployments.
According to the Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Access Security Brokers by Craig Lawson, Neil MacDonald, and Brian Lowans, published in October 2015, “CASBs provide a number of critical points of integration with the environment, and these integration points play an important role in preventing enterprise security delivery from becoming yet another silo. CASB integration points cover identity and access management (IAM) integration; reuse of data security policies for the cloud; and event integration with technologies such as security information and event management (SIEM) for a single view of an organization's security events, plus support for a number of existing security processes such as incident response.”
Skyhigh Networks has formalized partnerships with over 20 leading vendors across the following categories: next generation firewall (NGFW), cloud and on-premises proxies, user behavior analytics (UBA), threat protection, identity as a service (IDaaS), identity and access management (IAM), data loss prevention (DLP), security information and event management (SIEM), mobile device management (EMM/MDM), key management and digital rights management (DRM).
“The Skyhigh Cloud Security Partner Program was designed based on direct feedback from enterprise customers and provides a fast track to implementing best-in-class cloud security solution while maximizing the value of their existing technology investments,” said Chris Cesio, vice-president of business development and channels at Skyhigh Networks. “Customers gain a proven blueprint to protect their data in the cloud era that has been proven at more than 500 enterprises.”
Skyhigh has partnered with Bay Dynamics, BitSight, Centrify, Checkpoint, Cisco, Cyphort, Exabeam, Gemalto, HPE, IBM, Ionic, Juniper Networks, LogRhythm, Microsoft, MobileIron, Okta, OneLogin, Ping Identity, Titus Labs, Vera, VMware, and Zscaler. The complete partner list can be found at https://www.skyhighnetworks.com/cloud-security-technology-partner-program/
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“Bay Dynamics’ partnership with Skyhigh Networks symbolizes a unified front to enable businesses to effectively manage their cyber risk. This partnership fortifies the inside out approach to security, both on premise and in the cloud across users, at the endpoints, for privilege accounts, and high value assets.”
– Ryan Stolte, co-founder and chief technology officer, Bay Dynamics
"The partnership between BitSight and Skyhigh Networks is highly beneficial for our joint customers. BitSight Security Ratings provide organizations with continuous, data-driven measurements of security performance on third party vendors, enabling Skyhigh Networks' customers to better prioritize and manage risks across their cloud service providers and beyond."
– Stephen Boyer, co-founder and CTO, BitSight Technologies
“Identity has become part of the new security perimeter and each application has standard users, privilege users, and IT admins having various levels of access to sensitive information. The integration of Identity-as-a-Service and CASB technologies greatly assists in providing a complete layer of cloud security — Our partnership with Skyhigh means that end users benefit from password-free access to SaaS apps, while privileged users and IT benefit from maximum visibility, monitoring and policy enforcement of app usage and suspicious behavior to ensure security is not compromised.”
– Bill Mann, chief product officer, Centrify
“Cloud is a reality of the modern workplace and our customers want to ensure cloud use complies with their strictest security policies and regulatory requirements. This partnership brings together the leading CASB provider with the leading next generation firewall and threat prevention provider to deliver the best of both worlds: the cloud user experience employees want and the cloud security controls IT needs.”
— Alon Kantor, vice president of business development, Check Point
“We are excited to partner with Skyhigh Networks, an emerging leader in the CASB space. By leveraging Cyphort’s behavior analysis, Skyhigh Networks’ customers can ensure that their cloud services will be protected from advanced threats.”
– Anthony James, vice president of product and marketing, Cyphort
“Enterprises want to monitor and secure cloud services as an integral part of their security intelligence plans. The combination of Exabeam’s market-leading user behavior analytics and Skyhigh’s cloud access security broker provides organizations with full insight into risk and the ability to respond effectively and automatically.”
– Ted Plumis, VP Alliances, Exabeam
“We are excited to continue to grow our strategic technology relationship and data security offerings with the Skyhigh Cloud Security Technology Partner Program. As organizations move more sensitive workloads and data to the cloud, security is now their most important consideration. Providing customers with complete control of their data and ownership of their encryption keys with Gemalto’s industry-leading encryption and key management offerings provides customers the confidence to move to the cloud securely.”
– David Etue, vice president of business development, Gemalto
“Ionic Security is pleased to join Skyhigh’s Cloud Security Partner Program. Ionic.com, the world’s first distributed data security and privacy platform, together with Skyhigh’s control point for cloud services, will deliver a solution that enables enterprises to trust in the privacy of their data, wherever it may go.”
– Jeffrey Howard, vice president of strategic partnerships, Ionic Security
“Skyhigh’s unique alliance program, combined with Juniper’s software-defined secure networks portfolio, offers enterprise customers greater security and risk management for cloud applications. Juniper Networks is pleased to contribute and deliver innovative security solutions through the new Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) integrated ecosystem.”
– Mihir Maniar, vice president of Security Products, Juniper Networks
“The increased use of cloud applications for critical business functions introduces significant new security challenges for organizations. By combining Skyhigh Networks’ real-time visibility into cloud application use and LogRhythm’s advanced security and behavioral analytics, organizations around the globe are able to detect and respond to threats and potential incidents involving cloud-based solutions faster than ever before. LogRhythm is very pleased to be working with a leader like Skyhigh Networks, and we are proud to be a founding partner in Skyhigh’s Cloud Security Partner Program.”
– Matthew Winter, vice president of corporate and business development, LogRhythm
“The partnership between Skyhigh and Okta delivers a unified solution to secure user, device, and data across the entire cloud adoption lifecycle so our joint customers can easily access thousands of applications, while at the same time seamlessly enforcing their security, compliance, and governance requirements. Our integration with Skyhigh helps us to continue to give our customers access to the best tools available so they can do their work easily and securely.”
– Chuck Fontana, VP of Alliances and Corporate Development, Okta
“The partnership between Skyhigh's cloud security software and OneLogin's cloud IAM solution delivers a powerful cloud data security solution that meets security standards for large enterprises across all industries. We're excited to join Skyhigh's Cloud Security Technology Partner Program and see tremendous benefits for our joint customers.”
– Josh Greene, vice president of sales and business development, OneLogin
"As leaders in Cloud Identity and Access Management for the enterprise, Ping Identity enables all users across the global enterprise to securely access what they need, across all devices. Working with Cloud Access Security Broker leaders like Skyhigh Networks gives our global enterprise customers confidence to enforce the security policies and compliance requirements to fully embrace today's cloud services."
– Fawad Zakariya, vice president of business development, Ping Identity
"We're thrilled to be a part of the Skyhigh partner ecosystem to secure all forms of data no matter where it travels. Teaming up with Skyhigh means companies everywhere can be sure that their data is protected anywhere it goes, inside the firewall and beyond. Together we can offer game-changing, zero-friction encryption for data in motion, at rest, and in use."
– Robin Daniels, CRO, Vera
“AirWatch is dedicated to delivering the most complete and secure enterprise mobility management platform to our customers. Collaborating with CASB solutions like Skyhigh further helps IT embrace the mobile-cloud era and drive business transformation. Together, we can simplify user, device and cloud application management for our mutual customers.”
– Erik Frieberg, vice president of marketing, End-User Computing, VMware1
“Zscaler’s cloud security platform provides full inline threat protection to guard against cyber attacks, prevent data leakage and enable the safe usage of cloud apps by employees. Beyond our cloud firewall, sandbox, and secure web gateway, the partnership with Skyhigh brings their cloud access security broker to deliver a comprehensive solution for joint customers to securely embrace the cloud.”
– Manoj Apte, senior vice president of product management, Zscaler
Skyhigh Networks, the leading the cloud security and enablement company, allows enterprises to safely adopt cloud services while meeting their security, compliance, and governance requirements. Over 500 enterprises including Aetna, DIRECTV, General Mills, HP, and Western Union use Skyhigh to gain visibility, manage threats, ensure compliance and protect corporate data across shadow and sanctioned cloud services. Headquartered in Campbell, Calif., Skyhigh Networks is backed by Greylock Partners, Sequoia, and Salesforce.com.
1 VMware and AirWatch are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.