CAMPBELL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Skyhigh Networks, the world’s leading Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), today announced Forrester Research has recognized the company as a ‘Leader’ in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Security Gateways, Q4 2016. Based on extensive hands-on testing of all products and a comprehensive analysis of the evaluated vendors, the report is an independent evaluation of the companies in the ‘Cloud Security Gateway’ (CSG) market, also known as CASB.
Forrester measured eight vendors using 23 criteria, covering areas such as current offering, strategy, and market presence. Forrester used a combination of five data sources to assess every vendor and assign Skyhigh a ‘Leader’ position. These included hands-on lab evaluations, vendor survey, product demo, customer reference calls and unsupervised demonstration environment usage.
“Skyhigh has helped define the CSG/CASB category over the past four years, and I believe this recognition as a ‘Leader’ in one of the industry’s most rigorous product evaluations is a strong validation of our commitment to technology innovation and to our business execution,” said Rajiv Gupta, co-founder and CEO, Skyhigh Networks. “Skyhigh is in a unique position to address the security concerns that all organizations in all industries have as they harness the power of the cloud.”
“The CSG market is growing because more [security and risk] S&R professionals see CSG as an effective and simple way to address their top cloud security challenges, and they increasingly trust CSG providers to act as strategic partners, advising them on top cloud security decisions,” stated the report.
For more information or to download a complimentary copy of The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Security Gateways, Q4 2016, visit https://www.skyhighnetworks.com/cloud-security-blog/forrester-ranks-casb-vendors-in-wave-report.
Skyhigh Networks, the world’s leading Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), enables enterprises to safely adopt cloud services, while meeting their security, compliance and governance requirements. With more than 600 enterprise customers globally, Skyhigh provides organizations the visibility and management for all their cloud services, including enforcement of data loss prevention policies; detecting and preventing internal and external threats; encrypting data with customer-controlled keys; and implementing access-control policies. Headquartered in Campbell, Calif., Skyhigh Networks is backed by Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Thomvest Ventures, Tenaya Capital and other strategic investors. For more information, visit http://www.skyhighnetworks.com.