SOURCE: MokaFive


April 17, 2009 14:57 ET

MokaFive Named as Finalist in "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2009" Contest

MokaFive Recognized for Innovation in Transforming the Security Industry

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2009) - MokaFive, a leader in virtual desktop management technology, today announced that the company has been selected as one of ten finalists by the RSA® Conference for its "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2009" contest being held in conjunction with the conference's new Innovation Sandbox event, highlighting technological breakthroughs and solutions in the security industry.

The contest will take place on Monday, April 20, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Finalists will present their emerging technology solutions before a panel of judges that includes Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners, Ray Rothrock of Venrock, Michael Barrett of PayPal, Renee Gutmann of Time Warner Inc. and Hugh Thompson of People Security.

"Breakthrough innovation is critical to the advancement of the information security industry. Recognizing this, RSA Conference 2009 is pleased to showcase and reward some of the most promising emerging products and technologies in this field," said Sandra Toms LaPedis, Area Vice President and General Manager of RSA Conference. "By turning the spotlight onto these innovators, we are not only recognizing their hard work, but also offering them an opportunity to gain valuable exposure to the industry while receiving feedback directly from the best minds in the information security community."

"We're honored that the RSA Conference has recognized our innovation in the security space by selecting us as a finalist for their 'Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2009' contest," said John Whaley, CTO and founder of MokaFive. "This recognition validates the approach of leveraging desktop as a service to address current security issues and reinforces our belief that the current way of computing needs to undergo a fundamental change in order to cope with today's security reality."

About MokaFive

MokaFive has developed a breakthrough technology platform that takes advantage of the latest advances in virtualization technologies, cloud storage, flash memory, and CPU power to solve the costly problem of managing desktops and laptops securely for workers in the office, on the road or at home. The company was founded in 2005 by a team of Stanford University researchers and is backed by Khosla Ventures and Highland Capital Partners. For more information, visit

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