HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPAQ Networks, the network security cloud company, today announced it was selected the Hot Company for Security-as-a-Service by Cyber Defense Magazine in this year’s InfoSec Awards. Winners were announced last week during the RSA Conference in San Francisco, highlighted in the annual print edition that was distributed at the conference, and posted online at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com/infosec-awards-2018-winners/.
“Midsize enterprises are struggling to defend an IT footprint that spans networks, cloud applications, mobile users, IoT and more against increasingly complex cyber threats,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine. “From a field of nearly 3,000 companies globally, we chose OPAQ Networks as the Hot Company for its innovative Security-as-a-Service platform which enables managed security service providers to make best-of-breed network security capabilities accessible to resource-thin midsize enterprises.”
“We are pleased to have been named the Hot Company for Security-as-a-Service by Cyber Defense Magazine during this year’s RSA Conference,” said Stephen McCarney, Senior Vice President of Marketing at OPAQ Networks. “It’s been an incredible few months of positive industry recognition for OPAQ Networks including being selected Best Network Security Solution in the GSN Homeland Security Awards and finalist in the SC Awards for Best Emerging Technology.”
OPAQ Networks empowers service providers with a single integrated/automated portal to deliver and manage best-of-breed network security for midsize enterprises. The OPAQ Cloud platform combines a fully encrypted private network backbone with continuous monitoring, compliance analytics/reporting, next-generation firewall, web application firewall, DDoS mitigation, microsegmentation and automated security management capabilities that are all powered by industry-leading technologies and OPAQ intellectual property.
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About OPAQ Networks
OPAQ Networks is the premier network security cloud company. The OPAQ Cloud platform enables partners to deliver Fortune 100-grade network security-as-a-service to midsize enterprises on a software-defined network optimized for speed and performance. With OPAQ, service providers can centrally monitor security performance and compliance maturity, generate reports, manage security infrastructure, and enforce policies – all through a single interface. This empowers OPAQ partners to instantly grow revenue and margins, eliminate complexity and costs, and establish a competitive advantage that helps them attract and retain customers. Based in Northern Virginia, OPAQ is privately held and funded by Greenspring Associates, Columbia Capital, Harmony Partners, and Zero-G, Inc. To learn more, visit www.opaqnetworks.com.