Certes Networks Joins Cloud Security Alliance

Company to Assist with Developing and Promoting Best Practices for Securing Data in Cloud Environments

Pittsburgh, PA, August 24, 2011-Certes Networks, the leader in multi-layer encryption solutions for high performance networks, announced today that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) as a Corporate Member and will be a sponsor at the upcoming Cloud Security Alliance Congress in Orlando, November 16-17, 2011.

The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing.

"Certes Networks' thought leadership, and expertise in securing data in motion to and through cloud environments is an exciting addition to the CSA," said Jim Reavis, Executive Director of the Cloud Security Alliance."We are excited to have Certes Networks participation, and look forward to their contribution to developing security best practices for the cloud."

By joining the CSA, Certes Networks continues to demonstrate its commitment to securing data in the cloud by collaborating with other cloud security companies and promoting industry best practices. Certes Networks’ Cloud Security offering delivers the benefits of group encryption, which is ideally suited for the elastic scalability of cloud environments. Certes Networks also allows Cloud Networking clients to control their own security keys; a critical requirement for users of the cloud that are bound by data privacy and control regulations.

"The CSA is an important organization that plays a vital role in the cloud security industry," said Thomas Gill, CEO of Certes Networks. "We look forward to playing an active role in the CSA and working with our colleagues in the market to develop and promote security best practices for the rapidly expanding cloud security marketplace."

To learn more about Certes Networks' encryption solutions, contact info@certesnetworks.com.

About Certes Networks
Certes Networks is the leader in multi-layer encryption solutions for high performance networks. The Company provides advanced IPsec VPN and encryption solutions for wide area networks, and enables secure connectivity to private and public clouds. Certes Networks helps organizations improve security, decrease risk, and reduce the cost of compliance while enabling high performance and secure connectivity to critical infrastructures.