SOURCE: Elastica


December 22, 2014 15:00 ET

Elastica Named "Security Innovation of the Year" Finalist in Cloud Awards Program

Company Recognized for Innovative Solutions That Provide Security and Compliance for Sensitive Data in the Cloud

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2014) - Elastica (, the leader in Data Science Powered™ Cloud Application Security, has been named a finalist in the 2014-2015 Cloud Awards Program in the "Security Innovation of the Year" category.

With awards for excellence and innovation in cloud computing, the cloud computing awards program accepts entries from across the entire globe, including the US, Canada, Australasia and EMEA. Now in its fourth year, entries are accepted from organizations of any size, and include start-ups and government bodies. Elastica was recognized for its significant expertise in applying deep machine learning and data science to further the advancement of the Cloud Access Security Broker space.

"The massive adoption of cloud-based applications has prompted an increased need for security and compliance solutions that enable the safe use of Google, Box, Dropbox, Office 365 and the wide array of apps used by the enterprises today," said Rehan Jalil, CEO of Elastica. "This recognition by the Cloud Awards Program is an honor and validates the work the Elastica team has accomplished in bringing to market a new breed of cloud access security solutions that solve a critical security and compliance gap among enterprises."

"The standard of entries to this year's program has been truly staggering -- so much so that even after culling hundreds of organizations from our consideration, our shortlist is still longer than ever before," said Larry Johnson, Cloud Awards organizer. "We've been very impressed with how the cloud ecosystem has evolved by the end of 2014 and these best-of-breed organizations are knocking it out of the park in terms of performance."

Elastica is the leader in applying world-class data science and machine learning to the challenge of monitoring and securing enterprise assets in the cloud. Its easy-to-use CloudSOC solution delivers unprecedented visibility into the use of cloud applications, detects intrusions and threats in real-time, protects against compliance violations and data leaks and supports effective incident response with detailed analysis of application activity.

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About the Cloud Awards
The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud as we move into 2015 and beyond. Categories include the Software as a Service award, Most Promising Start-Up, and "Best in Mobile" Cloud Solution. Finalists were selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit

About Elastica:
Elastica is the leader in Data Science Powered™ Cloud Application Security. Its CloudSOC™ platform empowers companies to confidently leverage cloud applications and services while staying safe, secure and compliant. A range of Elastica Security Apps deployed on the extensible CloudSOC™ platform deliver the full life cycle of cloud application security, including auditing of shadow IT, real-time detection of intrusions and threats, protection against intrusions and compliance violations, and investigation of historical account activity for post-incident analysis. Learn more about Elastica at

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