SOURCE: Adallom


July 21, 2015 08:00 ET

Adallom Makes Big Move in Asia, Signs Distribution Deal With SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp.

Adallom's Cloud Access Security Broker Now Integral Part of Portfolio for Japan's Largest SaaS Distributor

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2015) - Cloud access security broker Adallom today announced the completion of a distributor agreement with SoftBank Commerce & Service (C&S) Corporation. SoftBank C&S is preparing for the launch of the Adallom platform in Japan, with availability expected soon. SoftBank C&S is Japan's largest information and communication technology distributor, with a commitment to SaaS businesses and SaaS applications such as Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps and Dropbox for Business. Adallom's platform secures any cloud application and is the only cloud application security platform in SoftBank C&S's portfolio.

As the adoption of cloud-based applications like Google Apps, Office 365, Dropbox for Business and Salesforce continues to grow, one of the biggest challenges for IT organizations is how to deliver governance, compliance and security for sensitive corporate data in the cloud. Adallom's purpose-built cloud application security platform was designed to address these challenges. The platform integrates with cloud applications in minutes, and requires no endpoint agent configuration. Enterprises can govern application usage, address compliance mandates, enable data protection and protect users from threats in real-time.

"Cloud applications are a vital and growing part of enterprise IT, driving huge demand for security controls, governance and compliance for corporate assets in the cloud. Adallom offers comprehensive controls, and has been tested and proven effective by innovative enterprises worldwide as the only cloud security platform to detect and thwart attacks in the cloud in real-time. Our agreement with SoftBank C&S further extends that protection to businesses throughout Japan," said Assaf Rappaport, co-founder and CEO, Adallom.

"As Japan's largest information and communications technology distributor, adding Adallom to our technology portfolio is critical to ensuring that our sales partners have access to the world's leading technology solutions. This agreement is good news for millions of business users in Japan and addresses a growing security need in the market," said Kenichi Harayama, vice president of SoftBank C&S.

To learn more about Adallom's support for cloud applications, visit Adallom will also showcase its platform in its booth (Booth # S11 - Level 5 Sands Ballroom) and in a product demo on Wednesday 22nd from 1:40 to 2 pm (RSA Demo Theater) at the RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2015 in Singapore July 22-24.

About Adallom
Founded in 2012 by cyber defense veterans, Adallom is a cloud access security broker delivering visibility, governance and protection for cloud applications. Its innovative platform is simple to deploy, seamless to users, and is available as a SaaS-based or on-prem solution. Powered by SmartEngine™ advanced heuristics and backed by an elite cybersecurity research team, Adallom makes it easy to protect data in the cloud. For more information, visit or follow @adallom.

About SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp.
SoftBank C&S, a subsidiary of Brightstar Corp., distributes various IT-related products, the original business of the SoftBank Group, and also manufactures and markets "SoftBank SELECTION" mobile accessories. Additionally, by leveraging SoftBank Group synergies, SoftBank C&S provides ICT solutions that combine mobile and fixed-line infrastructure with ICT-related products for corporate customers, web services for various mobile devices, and e-procurement services. For more information, please visit

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