Cloud storage services are regarded as crucial input to business operations all over the world. Gone are the days of large office files that take lots of time to peruse and access. Electronic files can be conveniently uploaded to remote servers all over the world and the data obtained from the cloud.
However, cloud storage has come under scrutiny over the last few years for increasing cases of data breach and loss. Hackers and business competitors use the cloud to access illegally other company’s files. This breach of security has given cloud storage service providers on high alert and led to the development of applications to secure cloud data.
Encouraging client to adopt cloud storage services while guaranteeing the protection of their data is a critical challenge nowadays. However, a company based in San Jose, California is reaping the rewards of innovative measures tailored for securing cloud data. The company Cipher Cloud was founded five years ago and already has strategic centers in Europe, Asia, Asia-Pacific and Australia.
The company has successfully pioneered a world class platform to offer cloud security of standards never seen before. They specialize in cloud computing and encryption, privacy, residency, compliance, protection and tokenization of data as well as enterprise software services. In the short time the privately held firm has been operational; they have managed to offer quality service to leading tech companies like Google and Amazon web services.
Through the Any app and Database Gateway platforms, Cipher cloud clients acquire licensing to extend cloud data protection services to third parties. Firms spare no cost in protecting records. Currently, Cipher Cloud manages over one hundred million files on behalf of its ever growing customer pool of almost 1.5 million. In 2013, the efficiency of Cipher cloud’s service earned them the SC Magazine Best Product of the Year Award.
Their ability to secure data in the cloud seamlessly has positioned the firm in the leading capacity in the industry. Their platform guarantees the most comprehensive security controls that include activity monitoring, malware detection, encryption, and tokenization and data loss prevention. Activity monitoring is new technology acquired from CloudUp Networks. It allows cloud users to track the real-time existence of their data and restrict access to it by unauthorized parties.
Furthermore, a cloud discovery application analyzes for malware and hidden risks. Cipher Cloud recently raised a whopping $50 million investment to increase it cloud security services portfolio. With its client base expected to hit the 3 million mark, the firm is running away with all the business in the industry. Data loss protection and complex encryption mechanisms assist the company to migrate clouds of data onto their network. The capital will be used to drive expansion by hiring equipment and employees for use in newly set up markets.