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Bitglass Honored as One of the World’s Top 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors by CRN®

By Bitglass | Feb 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM

CAMPBELL, CA, Feb. 5, 2018Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Bitglass to its 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors of 2018 list. This annual lineup recognizes the most innovative cloud technology vendors in each of five categories: infrastructure, platforms and development, security, storage, and software.

The 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors are selected by the CRN editorial team for their creativity and innovation in product development, the quality of their services and partner programs, and their demonstrated ability to help customers benefit from the ease of use, flexibility, scalability and budgetary savings that cloud computing offers.

In addition to recognizing cloud technology suppliers for outstanding products and services, 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors serves as a valuable guide for solution providers trying to navigate the cloud market. The list aids prospective channel partners in identifying the vendors that can best help them improve or expand their cloud services.

Bitglass was named to the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list due to its Next-Gen agentless architecture and continued traction with channel partners and customers in all verticals. To date, over 250 enterprises worldwide in every major vertical have deployed Bitglass for cloud and mobile data security. Bitglass’ unique Next-Gen agentless architecture deploys rapidly and delivers real-time data protection, deep visibility, identity management, and complete threat protection for all SaaS, IaaS, and private cloud apps on any device, managed or unmanaged. Bitglass is the only cloud access security broker (CASB) that includes agentless mobile security for bring your own device (BYOD), preserving employee privacy.

“Cloud computing is now an integral part of doing business, and demand for solution providers who can deliver sophisticated, cloud-based technologies and services is at an all-time high,” said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. “CRN’s annual list of 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors helps channel partners meet this unprecedented demand by identifying top vendors who can help them grow and evolve their cloud businesses. We congratulate all the companies on our 2018 list for establishing themselves as leaders in this essential technology area.”

“This recognition by CRN speaks to the strength of the Bitglass solution and our blossoming global channel program that simplifies and streamlines onboarding and accelerates time to revenue.” said Dean Hickman-Smith, SVP Worldwide Field Operations at Bitglass. “We will continue to innovate and lead within the CASB market as cloud and mobile adoption grows and security and compliance become even more vital to organizations in highly regulated verticals.”

The new 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list will be featured in the February 2018 issue of CRN and online at

About Bitglass

Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, is based in Silicon Valley with offices worldwide. The company's cloud security solutions deliver zero-day, agentless, data and threat protection for any app, any device, anywhere. Bitglass is backed by Tier 1 investors and was founded in 2013 by a team of industry veterans with a proven track record of innovation and execution.

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.

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