Next-Gen CASB Continues APAC Expansion with First Distribution Agreement in Japan
CyberTech Conference, Tokyo – November 29th, 2018 – Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., its first distribution partner in Japan. The partnership will see Hitachi Solutions add Bitglass’ CASB to its existing portfolio of enterprise cloud security solutions; the company will also provide Bitglass sales, marketing, and technical support to Japanese customers and partners.
“Following an extensive evaluation, we determined Bitglass provided the flexibility of offering and strength of security needed to meet the needs of Japanese customers.” said Kenshiro Usami, General Manager, Security Solution Division, at Hitachi Solutions. “With this partnership, Hitachi Solutions further strengthens our cloud security solutions, enabling enterprises to reliably enforce their security policies according to standards for their industry and their unique security challenges.”
As more enterprises adopt cloud-based tools, Bitglass is in the ideal position to offer the data protection that they need without imposing unnecessary hurdles or restricting data access for authorized personnel. Bitglass’ unique, agentless architecture deploys rapidly and delivers real-time, end-to-end data protection for any application, any device, anywhere. Deployed across hundreds of enterprises, the Bitglass solution offers comprehensive data & threat protection for the widest range of applications, including managed apps like Office 365 and Salesforce, IaaS platforms like AWS and Azure, and unmanaged apps like personal Dropbox and social media.
“Cloud and mobile continue to be top-of-mind issues for enterprises as they strive to be more agile and give employees the data access that they need to perform their work from outside of the corporate network,” said David Shephard, VP APAC, Bitglass. “In recent months, we’ve witnessed a steady increase in the level of interest coming from customers in Japan. As such, we couldn’t be more excited by this partnership with Hitachi. It gives us the ability to engage an exciting market from the inside. We’ll be working closely together to develop go-to-market plans capable of delivering the pace and scale required to be successful here.”
Bitglass will be exhibiting with Hitachi at The Cybertech Tokyo Conference November 29th and 30th, 2018, at Toranomon Hills, Tokyo. For more information, event details can be found here: https://tokyo.cybertechconference.com
Founded in the United States in 2013, Bitglass is the Next Generation Cloud Access Security Broker. The company's cloud security solutions deliver zero-day, agentless data and threat protection for any app, any device, anywhere. With investments from venture capital firms such as New Enterprise Associates, Norwest, and Singtel Innov8, it has quickly grown into a leading security company that can protect data wherever it goes.
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