Netskope for Web Takes Top Honors in the 2018 Web Security Category
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2018 – Netskope, the leader in cloud security, today announced that CRN,® a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Netskope with a 2018 CRN Tech Innovator Award. These annual awards honor standout hardware, software, and services that are moving the IT industry forward. In compiling the 2018 Tech Innovator Award list, CRN editors evaluated 300 products across 34 technology categories using several criteria, including technological advancements, uniqueness of features and potential to help solution providers solve end users’ IT challenges. Netskope for Web, a March 2018 expansion of the Netskope Security Cloud that enables safe web use for enterprise organizations, took top honors in the Web Security category. Additionally, Netskope was named a finalist in the Security category for Threat Intelligence and Protection.
The underlying nature of the web is changing. Driven by the increasing use of cloud services and mobile devices, people expect to be able to work at any time, from any place, on any device. Netskope for Web is a cloud-native solution that enables secure web usage for enterprises looking to transform aging network architectures, enable their increasingly distributed workforce to go directly to Internet and upgrade their legacy on-premises hardware-based security built for a bygone era. Powered by a cloud-born, microservices driven, multi-tenant based architecture and patented Cloud XD technology, Netskope for Web uniquely understands today’s dynamic websites and their complex, multi-layered connections.
“Netskope has always prioritized innovation, not only in our product but also how we work internally and interact with partners,” said Sanjay Beri, founder and CEO, Netskope. “This recognition from The Channel Company validates that effort on all fronts. Working with the channel to bring web security to customers in a personalized and efficient way has helped us lead the security industry in its adoption of an approach that is not only secure, but also flexible and user-friendly.”
“Each year, the CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize technology vendor offerings that are reshaping the IT channel landscape by increasing worker productivity, reducing cost, and minimizing complexity for solution providers, IT departments, and end users,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The winners in this year’s awards bring breakthrough ideas to the table for solution providers and their customers, in areas ranging from cloud to security to business intelligence to IoT. We congratulate all the winners and look forward to their future endeavors.”
The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at crn.com/techinnovators.
Netskope is the leader in cloud security. We help the world’s largest organizations take full advantage of the cloud and web without sacrificing security. Our patented Cloud XD technology eliminates blind spots by going deeper than any other security provider to quickly target and control activities across thousands of cloud services and millions of websites. With full control through one cloud-native interface, our customers benefit from 360-degree data protection that guards data everywhere and advanced threat protection that stops elusive attacks. Netskope — smart cloud security.
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