Imperva Strengthens Cloud Footprint With PartnerSphere Cloud Alliance Program

More Than A Dozen Major Industry Cloud Vendors Achieve Certification

Redwood Shores, Calif., January 25, 2011—Imperva, the leader in data security, today announced its PartnerSphere Cloud Alliance Program (PCA), designed to enable Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP), Hosting and Cloud Providers to deliver best-in-class data security for their cloud data centers.  The program sets parameters for select partners, helping MSSP customers identify cloud service providers whose technologies and services have been certified by Imperva.

“Growing interest in cloud-based security services has helped Imperva’s Service Provider partners dramatically grow 2010 revenue 90 percent over the previous year,” said Imperva VP of world-wide channels, Chris Cesio.  “With a formal program in place, enterprises using Cloud services will have a certified list of partners who properly and effectively deploy and manage Imperva’s market leading technology.  Our certification program provides our small, medium and large enterprise customers with easy and reliable access to advanced data security expertise through our partners, and allows them to offload daily management functions so that they can focus on their core competencies.”

The PCA program ensures that MSSP partners have been certified according to eligibility requirements, which include:

· Partner owns and operates a secure network operations center,

· Demonstrated ability, with certified sales and technical staff, to implement Imperva’s data security products,

· Staffed to deliver ongoing and reliable 24/7 support.

Today, Imperva’s certified PCA partners include:

- Firehost

- Incapsula

- Nexusguard

- NIS or Network Integration Services

- Rackspace

- Savvis

- Seccom Global

- SecureWorks

- Security On Demand

- Solutionary

These partners have deployed Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF), which enables businesses to efficiently protect data transacted by Web applications. With a WAF, Imperva’s cloud partners provide instant, cost-effective protection against attacks targeting applications for large and small enterprises. 

Imperva is the global leader in data security. With more than 1,300 direct customers and 25,000 cloud customers, Imperva's customers include leading enterprises, government organizations, and managed service providers who rely on Imperva to prevent sensitive data theft from hackers and insiders. The award-winning Imperva SecureSphere is the only solution that delivers full activity monitoring for databases, applications and file systems. For more information, visit, follow us on Twitter or visit our blog.

Source: Eskenzi PR

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