SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 26, 2016) - Palerra, a leading Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) securing both information and infrastructure in the cloud, today announced it has joined Fortinet's Fabric-Ready Partner Program. The partnership will help address the needs of enterprises migrating to the cloud through the integration of the Fortinet Security Fabric with the Palerra LORIC cloud security automation platform to deliver granular visibility and risk insights from Shadow IT, while providing comprehensive policy control over cloud applications.
"With today's announcement, we continue our commitment to building an enterprise security ecosystem, enabling enterprises to securely transition from exclusively on-premise solutions to deploying mission critical workloads in the cloud," said Rohit Gupta, CEO of Palerra. "Fortinet's Fabric-Ready Partner Program aligns with our strategy to integrate through APIs with the security investments that enterprises have already made, thereby delivering rapid value to our customers."
"Our enterprise is rapidly moving to the cloud, and part of our strategy is to leverage cloud security solutions that are agile enough to meet our needs today and tomorrow," said Steve Zalewski, Chief Security Architect, Levi Strauss & Co. "With Palerra LORIC, we are able to extend our existing investments in our heterogeneous IT environment with enterprise security solutions such as Fortinet as we seamlessly scale to meet the ever-changing needs of our business."
Benefits of the integration include:
- Productivity: Direct connection between the enterprise perimeter and cloud service eliminates need for up-front security steps, thus maximizing user productivity without sacrificing security
- Visibility: Granular insights and fine-grained analysis of firewall logs deliver visibility into Shadow IT usage within the enterprise, and elevate risk awareness (or acumen) for over 50,000 applications
- Control: Comprehensive policy-driven access control mitigates risks introduced by Shadow IT and unauthorized cloud applications
To learn more about Palerra LORIC:
Palerra helps organizations protect their business-critical Cloud infrastructure and data with Palerra LORIC™, the industry-leading solution for Cloud security automation. Palerra is the only Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) that provides visibility and security across the entire security lifecycle from infrastructure to applications, enabling organizations to realize the full promise of the cloud. Leading enterprises including BMC Software, Jefferies, and VMware leverage LORIC for continuous monitoring and security of their cloud applications. Palerra is a privately held company funded by Norwest Venture Partners, Wing Venture Capital, and August Capital, and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, visit http://www.palerra.com.