Tel Aviv, Israel, August 1, 2017 – Container security specialist Aqua Security announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named it to its 2017 Emerging Vendors list in the Security category. CRN’s long standing and esteemed list recognizes recently founded, up-and-coming technology suppliers that are shaping the future of the IT channel through unique technological innovations.
“This impressive group of technology supplier startups is already disrupting the status quo, aggressively creating and innovating to meet the ever-changing demands of the IT market,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2017 Emerging Vendors represent the next generation of IT change agents, producing a wide range of leading-edge products that solution providers should keep an eye on in the coming year and beyond.”
Aqua’s flagship solution, The Aqua Container Security Platform, provides development-to-production lifecycle controls for securing containerized applications that run on-premises or in the cloud, on Windows or Linux, supporting multiple orchestration environments. Architected specifically to address the challenges of visibility, control, isolation, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention in container environments while remaining transparent and non-intrusive to DevOps, Aqua’s container security platform allows organizations to reap the business benefits of containers without increasing their risk profile.
“We are honored that CRN named us as Emerging Vendor in the security space,” said Rani Osnat, VP of Marketing, Aqua Security. “In less than two years, the container security market has become one of the fastest growing and exciting frontiers for application security. When it comes to container security and microservices, the potential for the channel is massive. We look forward to working with our partners to continue to develop useful and lucrative value-added services that propel our businesses forward.”
In addition to celebrating these standout companies, the Emerging Vendors list serves as a valuable resource for solution providers looking to expand their portfolios with cutting-edge technology. This year, for the first time, the list is divided into seven categories: Cloud, Data Center, Security, Big Data, Networking/VoIP, Internet of Things and Storage.
The Emerging Vendors: Security list will be featured online at www.crn.com/emergingvendors.
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About Aqua Security
Aqua Security enables enterprises to secure their virtual container environments from development to production, accelerating container adoption and bridging the gap between DevOps and IT security. Aqua’s Container Security Platform provides full visibility into container activity, allowing organizations to detect and prevent suspicious activity and attacks in real time. Integrated with container lifecycle and orchestration tools, the Aqua platform provides transparent, automated security while helping to enforce policy and simplify regulatory compliance. Aqua was founded in 2015 and is backed by TLV Partners, Microsoft Ventures, and IT security leaders, and is based in Israel and San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.aquasec.com or follow us on twitter.com/AquaSecTeam.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com
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