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Porticor Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award for Delivery of Complete Cloud Data Security

Porticor Honored for its Innovative Cloud Key Management and Data Encryption Solution Protecting Private Data Stored in the Cloud

cloud security best practices Cloud Security Cloud Encryption  2014 TMC award Porticor Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award for Delivery of Complete Cloud Data SecurityCAMPBELL, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2014 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based key management and data encryption  solution that infuses trust into the cloud and keeps cloud data confidential, today announced that TMC, a global integrated media company, has named the Porticor Virtual Private Data (VPD) platform as a 2014 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award winner.

The Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award, presented by Cloud Computing magazine, honors vendors with the most innovative, useful, and beneficial cloud products and services that have been brought to market in the past year.

“Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC is proud to announce Porticor’s Virtual Private Data platform as a recipient of the Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  “Porticor is being honored for their achievement in bringing innovation and excellence to the market, while leveraging the latest technology trends.”

The Porticor VPD platform is a cloud security solution that delivers the industry’s most secure cloud key management and encryption by enabling organizations to securely maintain control of their own encryption keys.  Unlike traditional data encryption solutions, which are complicated and expensive to deploy and manage, Porticor’s split-key encryption and homomorphic key management system is offered as the industry’s first cloud data protection solution of its kind, delivering true confidentiality of regulated or sensitive data in cloud, virtual and hybrid environments by ensuring encryption keys are never exposed.

“2014 has been a banner year for Porticor, and this award is the latest distinction we have received that validates our unique approach to cloud key management,” said Ariel Dan, Porticor Co-Founder and Executive VP.  “Infrastructure as a Service was widely adopted by enterprises and SaaS providers this year, and customers are constantly looking for ways to secure their cloud data while maintaining control of the encryption keys.  Our innovative cloud key management and encryption technology enable customers to protect critical data across public, private and hybrid cloud environments.  In 2014 we have also integrated with major players such as AWS, HP and VMware to deliver the only cross cloud, software-defined, automated solution that uniquely eliminates the need for cumbersome, non-scalable, and expensive hardware security modules.”

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients’ goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face.  TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony.  TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly.  TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world’s leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 – HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo III; and more.  For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

About Porticor

Porticor is the leading cloud security company delivering easy-to-use and scalable security solutions for cloud key management and data encryption. The Porticor Virtual Private Data (VPD) system is the industry’s first solution combining data encryption with patented split-key encryption and homomorphic key management to protect critical data in public, private and hybrid cloud environments.  Using breakthrough split-key encryption and homomorphic key management, the Porticor VPD is the only system available that offers the ease-of-use of cloud-based key management without sacrificing trust.  Porticor is an Amazon Web Services Technology Partner, a VMware Technology Alliance Partner, an HP technology partner, and supports other clouds.  The company is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, with offices in Silicon Valley, and is venture backed.  For more information, visit: http://www.porticor.com/.

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Gilad Parann-Nissany, Founder and CEO at Porticor is a pioneer of Cloud Computing. He has built SaaS Clouds for medium and small enterprises at SAP (CTO Small Business); contributing to several SAP products and reaching more than 8 million users. Recently he has created a consumer Cloud at G.ho.st - a cloud operating system that delighted hundreds of thousands of users while providing browser-based and mobile access to data, people and a variety of cloud-based applications. He is now CEO of Porticor, a leader in Virtual Privacy and Cloud Security.