San Jose, Calif., October 21, 2014 – Zscaler, the Internet security company, today announced an expansion of its Technology Partner Program that will offer enterprises, governments and military organizations best in class solutions that are pre-integrated with the Zscaler Internet security platform.
In a separate announcement today, Zscaler also announced the Fall 2014 release of its Internet security and compliance platform with breakthrough new capabilities for Advanced Persistent Threat protection, guest Wifi security, global administration, policy management and reporting and instant assessment of security risks.
No single security technology or vendor can fully protect everyone against all of today’s rapidly evolving threats. Zscaler’s Technology Partner Program brings together an ecosystem of complementary solutions to help organizations implement the best security infrastructure with the lowest TCO.
Zscaler’s cloud-based security platform and robust APIs integrate with partner technologies and scale out far more easily than on-premise appliances. Additionally, these integrations enable organizations to deploy Zscaler extremely quickly—witness a recent global deployment spanning more than 60,000 employees that was accomplished in an afternoon.
“Today’s enterprises have complex IT environments with a wide variety of hardware and software products from multiple vendors. The task of stitching various products together often falls on the IT organization, increasing operational costs and exposing the organization to additional security risks,” said Punit Minocha, vice president, business development for Zscaler. “The Zscaler Technology Partner Program makes it easy to integrate our award-winning Internet security platform with best in class complementary technologies and solutions. By working together, we deliver better, easier to manage security that safeguards the enterprise more effectively than any appliance-based security solution.”
Zscaler has partnered with leading organizations in complementary technology areas, including:
Networking – Zscaler is partnering with leading software defined networking, application acceleration, software defined WAN, Wifi access point and other networking hardware and software companies to provide organizations with an easy to deploy, safe on-ramp to the Internet and cloud applications. New partners include Ipanema Technologies and Viptela.
Identity access management – Zscaler has expanded its relationships with authentication partners to provide seamless authentication for users who access corporate applications and data, no matter where they are located or what device they use. New partners include CA Technologies, Centrify, SafeNet and Microsoft.
Big data analytics – New partnerships with security risk management solution providers give customers broader visibility into network security information for more complete risk analysis, compliance reporting and policy and device management. New partners include LogRhythm, RSA and Symantec.
About the Zscaler Partner Program
Zscaler has partnered with select best in class technology companies, service providers and value added resellers to protect enterprises from Internet security threats. The Zscaler Technology Partner Program opens substantial new business opportunities for security ecosystem suppliers, enabling them to expand revenue, increase market share and build differentiated services that complement the Zscaler platform.
More than 5,000 leading enterprises, governments and military organizations are using Zscaler’s award-winning Internet security platform to improve their security and compliance. The world of IT security has undergone tremendous transformation, sparked by the consumerization of the enterprise, the adoption of cloud computing and the rapidly evolving threat landscape. Zscaler’s modern cloud security platform enables businesses to embrace these innovations securely, while delivering a superior user experience. Just as cloud applications transformed the market for CRM, Zscaler and its partners are transforming the market for Internet security. Visit the Zscaler Partner site for more information on partnering opportunities.
Steve Firestone, General Manager, CA Security business
“Zscaler and CA Technologies are working together to deliver seamless authentication and security for enterprises using cloud-based applications. By combining Zscaler’s platform with CA Single Sign-On or CA Secure Cloud, enterprises can apply corporate policy to every employee, no matter where they are or what device they are using.”
Bill Mann, Chief Product Officer, Centrify
“Centrify and Zscaler have teamed to provide customers with single sign-on to Zscaler’s cloud-based security platform from mobile devices and web browsers, and integrated cloud-based enterprise mobile management for devices and apps, assuring that security policies can be enforced regardless of location or device.”
Matt Winter, Vice President of Corporate and Business Development, LogRhythm
“LogRhythm is very pleased to be working with a market leader like Zscaler. This partnership enables our companies to provide customers greater visibility and insight into security threats and network activity across their environments by applying LogRhythm’s advanced machine analytics to Zscaler’s network telemetry and other machine data collected by the LogRhythm platform.”
Vibhor Kapoor, Director of Azure Product Marketing, Microsoft
“The Microsoft and Zscaler collaboration will enable customers to use Microsoft Azure Active Directory to manage user access and enable single sign-on with Zscaler’s Internet security platform.”
Andrew Young, Vice President, Authentication, SafeNet
“SafeNet authentication solutions, along with Zscaler’s Internet security platform, help customers provide secure access control to a wide range of applications, on any device, anywhere in the world. Zscaler integrates with SafeNet authentication solutions to securely manage access of users and administrators by implementing two-factor authentication and becoming a trusted identity provider.”
Amir Khan, CEO, Viptela
“Enterprises have come to rely more and more on cloud applications, but face acute performance problems due to rigid WAN architectures. Viptela’s secure hybrid WAN technology, combined with Zscaler’s security, enables enterprises to relieve the performance bottlenecks for cloud-based traffic and provide robust protection to enterprise users from security threats. Enterprises can now achieve fast and secure access to cloud applications over an agile and resilient network infrastructure.”
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Zscaler ensures that more than 12 million employees at more than 5,000 enterprise and government organizations worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies. Zscaler’s award-winning Security-as-a-Service platform delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location. Zscaler effectively moves security into the Internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with unparalleled and uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade Internet security, advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL decryption, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence–all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.