CloudPassage Recognized with Prestigious Wall Street Journal Innovation Award

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Program recognizing tech breakthroughs received more than 500 entries, with elite 7 percent receiving recognition; CloudPassage a runner-up in Information Security category

CloudPassage®, the leading cloud server security provider, has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal’s esteemed Annual Technology Innovation Awards as a runner-up in the Information Security category for its cloud server security platform Halo®. CloudPassage was the only cloud server security company included.

“We are honored to be selected as an innovator by an organization as highly regarded as The Wall Street Journal,” said Carson Sweet, CEO of CloudPassage. “This recognition is not only a testament to our technology and exceptional team, it also confirms that Halo and our approach to cloud security is poised to have a wide impact on enterprise cloud adoption.”

The Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards honor technical breakthroughs in areas such as security, medicine, software, wireless, consumer electronics and computing systems and storage, and honorees are noted for going far beyond marginal improvements in existing products and services. This year, 536 applications were submitted from more than two dozen countries. An independent panel of judges selected a total of only 37 winners and runners-up in 18 categories.

CloudPassage Halo, a server security platform purpose built for the cloud, bridges the gap between traditional perimeter-oriented data center security and security in dynamic cloud environments. Halo offers a broad range of features to address cloud security issues, such as dynamic firewall automation, two-factor authentication, server account management, intrusion detection, REST API access and more. Delivered as Software-as-a-Service, Halo requires no hardware, complex deployment or special expertise.

You can read more about the winners in the 2012 Technology Innovation Awards Report in the Oct. 15 edition of the Wall Street Journal:

About CloudPassage
CloudPassage is the leading provider of public and private cloud server security and creator of Halo®, the industry's first security and compliance platform purpose-built for elastic cloud environments. Halo operates across public, private and hybrid clouds. Industry-leading companies like Foursquare, Avatar New York, and Martini Media trust Halo to seamlessly manage their server security configuration, host-based firewalls, intrusion detection and server account auditing from one system. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital, Tenaya Capital and other leading investors. For more information, please visit


CloudPassage and HALO are registered trademarks of CloudPassage. All other trademarks are registered to their respective companies.

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