Netskope Achieves Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity Competency

Netskope
June 28, 2016 Los Altos, Calif.

Company demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through demonstrated technology success and customer commitment.

Netskope, the leading cloud access security broker, today announced it has attained a gold Cloud Productivity competency, demonstrating a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world and distinguishing itself within Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.

To earn a Microsoft gold competency, partners must successfully complete exams (resulting in Microsoft Certified Professionals) to prove their level of technology expertise, and then designate these certified professionals uniquely to one Microsoft competency, ensuring a certain level of staffing capacity. They also must submit customer references that demonstrate successful projects, meet a performance (revenue and or consumption/usage) commitment, and pass technology and/or sales assessments.

Netskope gives IT the ability to find, understand, and secure cloud apps. The Netskope Active Platform empowers organizations to direct usage, protect sensitive data, defend against threats, and ensure compliance in real-time, on any device, for any cloud app, regardless of whether a user is accessing an app remotely or from a mobile device.

“This Microsoft gold Cloud Productivity competency showcases our expertise in and commitment to today’s technology market and demonstrates our deep knowledge of Microsoft’s products and services,” said Rick Holden, VP Business Development and Alliances, Netskope. “We plan to accelerate our customers’ success by serving as technology advisors for their business demands.”

“By achieving a gold competency, partners have demonstrated a deep expertise and commitment that puts them at the top of our partner ecosystem,” said Gavriella Schuster, general manager, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “These partners’ proficiency of the latest Microsoft technology is instrumental in helping customers continue to drive innovative solutions.”

The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.

About Netskope

Netskope™, the leading cloud access security broker (CASB), helps enterprises find, understand and secure sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud apps. Through contextual awareness and a multi-mode architecture, Netskope sees the cloud differently. This results in the deepest visibility and control, the most advanced threat protection and data loss prevention and an unmatched breadth of security policies and workflows. The world’s largest companies choose Netskope, the only CASB that ensures compliant use of cloud apps in real-time, whether accessed on the corporate network, remotely or from a mobile device. With Netskope, enterprises move fast, with confidence. To learn more, visit our website.