Global Velocity Joins the Internet2 Community

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Cyber security software developer will work to help U.S. colleges and universities prevent data breaches

Information security is top-of-mind for the entire Internet2 community, and advancing our research and the development of new technologies requires the expertise and guidance that security software developers like Global Velocity can provide.

Global Velocity, a developer of information-centric security (ICS) cybersecurity software, announced today it has joined Internet2, a not-for-profit, member driven technology and networking consortium dedicated to advancing new innovations and scientific discoveries for the next generation of research and education. Internet2 is comprised of over 260 higher education institutions along with leading corporations, government agencies and research facilities. Internet2’s high-performance infrastructure, unconstrained bandwidth availability, cloud offerings and deep security fabric allows large and sensitive data to traverse the globe at incredible speeds.

Global Velocity is the developer of the cloud-based SecurioTM cybersecurity platform that continually monitors and manages sensitive data stored in enterprise and cloud storage and application systems helping to prevent unintentional or malicious data loss.

Global Velocity works with its customers in the private sector, government and higher education to prevent data breaches, which has become increasingly difficult as disruptive trends such as Big Data, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and cloud computing continue to gain wide adoption across both the business and education sectors.

“The Internet2 community has a rich history of pioneering new technologies and innovations that not only are transforming research and higher education today, but will help businesses and government agencies all over the world be more productive and efficient tomorrow,” said Greg Sullivan, CEO, Global Velocity. “We look forward to working with Internet2 and the entire R&E community to continue that progress through education on the risks of information loss or theft, and how to mitigate those risks.”

“Information security is top-of-mind for the entire Internet2 community, and advancing our research and the development of new technologies requires the expertise and guidance that security software developers like Global Velocity can provide,” said Paul Howell, Chief Cyber infrastructure Security Officer, Internet2.

“I’d like to extend a warm welcome to Global Velocity to the Internet2 Community,” said Ana Hunsinger, Vice President of Community Engagement, Internet2. “We look forward to Global Velocity’s involvement and active participation with our members to continue to address today’s technology and security challenges.”

About Global Velocity

Global Velocity provides affordable and easy-to-use information security solutions that allow companies to protect their most valuable digital assets and brands from loss or misuse, while assisting them in maintaining their compliance, audit and security obligations. This proven next generation cybersecurity software is scalable and extendable for deployment in both enterprise and cloud environments.

Global Velocity is made up of a world-class team with experience in designing cyber security solutions for U.S. government defense and intelligence operations. Learn more at http://www.globalvelocity.com and follow @GlobalVelocity on Twitter.

About Internet2
Internet2® is a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation's leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 provides a collaborative environment for U.S. research and education organizations to solve common technology challenges, and to develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research, and community service missions.

Internet2 also operates the nation’s largest and fastest, coast-to-coast research and education network, in which the Internet2 Network Operations Center is powered by Indiana University. Internet2 serves more than 90,000 community anchor institutions, 250 U.S. universities, 70 government agencies, 38 regional and state education networks, 80 leading corporations working with our community and more than 65 national research and education networking partners representing more than 100 countries.

Internet2 offices are located in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Denver, Colo.; Emeryville, Calif.; Washington, D.C; and West Hartford, Conn. For more information, visit http://www.internet2.edu or follow @Internet2 on Twitter.

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Internet2                
(720) 379-9677         
glipscomb(at)internet2(dot)edu

Keva Silversmith
Max Borges Agency for Global Velocity
305-374-4404 x133
kevasilversmith(at)maxborgesagency(dot)com

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