NEW YORK -- Varonis Systems Inc. (http://www.varonis.com), the foremost innovator and provider of comprehensive, actionable data governance software, today announced that in Q3 2007 the company vastly expanded its customer base, forged valuable new business relationships, delivered two product updates and earned recognition from industry experts. Varonis attributes its success to the growing recognition by enterprises that automating access control to unstructured data is a vital business imperative.
Organizations are challenged to get a handle on their burgeoning network shares, said Bill Lundell, research analyst for intelligent information management solutions at Enterprise Strategy Group. Varonis has developed innovative software that actually does the heavy lifting in terms of identity and access management. This means that in todays highly collaborative and cross-functional business environment, in which change is frequent, the onus is no longer on IT operations to keep track of which users have legitimate business needs to which data. In the very near future, given the pace of unstructured data growth, automation of this sort will be the only efficient way to keep access permissions current.
Varonis software for actualizing data governance gives organizations total visibility and control over their unstructured data, which includes documents, spreadsheets, images, media files and presentations. Varonis solutions are being installed across all industries, and the company has continued to see significant growth and momentum. Now with more than 100 customers worldwide, Varonis has further asserted its leadership in the data governance market.
As a Pulitzer Prize winning media outlet, naturally data is our business. Protecting important information is a primary responsibility to our subscribers, advertisers, content contributors and employees, said Brian Brown, senior network systems engineer of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Despite the highly dynamic nature of our business, Varonis helps us keep access to data synchronized with changing business needs and organizational changes. DatAdvantage helps the IT department understand data security risks and enables business users in our organization to better mitigate those risks day to day.