HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced it has been named a SINET 16 Innovator company for 2019. The prestigious annual award competition evaluates technologies and products from hundreds of emerging cybersecurity companies from all over the world, and selects the 16 most innovative and compelling. OPAQ was selected from a pool of 161 applicants from eighteen countries.
OPAQ will present the OPAQ security-as-a-service (SECaaS) cloud platform at the SINET Showcase in front of 350 attendees, including investors, buyers of cyber solutions and policy makers on Nov. 6-7, 2019, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
“Being named a SINET 16 Innovator by a judging committee comprised of chief security information officers from leading organizations, experts in government intelligence and defense agencies, and distinguished venture capital firms is a tremendous honor,” said Glenn Hazard, CEO of OPAQ. “This award recognizes our technology innovation and the value that our security-as-a-service platform delivers to enterprises of all sizes. OPAQ cloud-delivered security eliminates the need for companies to rely on dozens of security products from different vendors, greatly reducing complexity, costs and risk.”
According to SINET, “OPAQ changes the game for organizations that need advanced network security, but struggle to acquire staff and manage best-of-breed tools. OPAQ has innovated a new approach by delivering comprehensive security-as-a-service from the OPAQ Cloud that protects entire IT infrastructures.”
The OPAQ cloud platform delivers fully integrated network security-as-a-service from the OPAQ Cloud. The company has built a private network with direct Gigabit connectivity to ISP exchanges that is combined with enterprise-class security capabilities including next-generation firewall, endpoint protection, analytics and reporting powered by trusted, industry leading brands and OPAQ intellectual property.
SINET is a purpose driven community focused on the advancement of innovation and the enablement of global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat Cybersecurity threats. SINET is a “Super Connector” that executes their mission by actively bringing together innovators with executives from private industry, venture capital, investment banking, system integration, policy, legal, academia and the science communities as well as the Federal Government’s civilian, military and intelligence agencies.
SINET hosts trusted Summits, Workshops and Public Private Partnership Dinners in Davos, Paris, Scottsdale, Toronto, Sydney, London, Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Melbourne and New York City: www.security-innovation.org
OPAQ is the premier network security cloud company. OPAQ’s cloud platform enables partners to deliver Fortune 100-grade security-as-a-service to enterprises on infrastructure purpose-built for security and hyperscale performance. With OPAQ, service providers are equipped with a simplified ability to centrally monitor security performance and compliance maturity, generate reports, manage security infrastructure, and enforce policies – all through a single cloud console. This empowers OPAQ partners to 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 is funded by Greenspring Associates, Columbia Capital, Harmony Partners, and Zero-G, Inc. To learn more, visit www.opaq.com.