August 7, 2012 - Business Wire Press Release
Gazzang today announced significant momentum in big data, including new customers, partners and solutions. The company also announced a substantial increase in deal size as a result of its success addressing the underserved needs of the big data security market.
“As the big data market continues to mature, more customers are asking us to protect their data at rest on massively distributed, high-throughput platforms,” said Larry Warnock, president and CEO of Gazzang. “Our focus continues to be on providing customers with enterprise-class security solutions for IT environments that employ a mix of public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructures and big data stores.”
Compliance requirements and the need to protect sensitive IT, business and customer data continue to drive demand for Gazzang key management and data encryption solutions. For example, the company was recently selected to help one of the world’s largest mobile device manufacturers protect millions of customer credentials in an Apache Cassandra™ database. Gazzang is also seeing strong momentum in education, working with a multi-state educational alliance to protect sensitive student data stored in MongoDB in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Additional recent highlights include:
- Strong Sales - Gazzang saw significant growth in sales across new business and existing customer accounts in the second quarter of 2012, with strong traction among SaaS, healthcare and public sector organizations. Key wins include AssistRx, BeenVerified, CarePartners Plus, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Flipside Media, Inc., Maximus, Inc., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PostNL, Prescribable Apps, Radion Global, ScenarioNow, Therigy, UCLA-MedNet and Unipro Group.
- Expanded Partnerships – Gazzang announced customer engagement partnerships with 10gen, DataStax and Chess iX to provide big data customers access to world-class encryption and key management software and services.
- Product Innovation – Gazzang announced the worldwide availability of zTrustee™, a universal key manager that stores and manages cryptographic keys, certificates, configuration files, tokens and any other “opaque objects” an enterprise maintains to secure its most sensitive data. The company also announced the availability of a Chef Cookbook to enable rapid, massive-scale deployments of its flagship zNcrypt™ solution.
- Industry Accolades – Gazzang was named one of 10 finalists selected for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase and was featured in top-tier industry and analyst publications including 451 Research, Cloud Times, Computer Business Review, Network World and Silicon Angle.
Gazzang provides data security solutions and operational diagnostics that help enterprises protect sensitive information and maintain performance in cloud environments. The company has more than 200 customers across multiple industries including SaaS providers, Financial Services, Technology, Healthcare and public sector organizations. Gazzang is backed by Austin Ventures and Silver Creek Ventures. For more information, visit www.gazzang.com.