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eFortresses CloudeAssurance Named Gartner Cool Vendor in Risk Management and Compliance in 2013

The Gartner risk management and compliance Cool Vendors report presents new capabilities to address emerging requirements to improve business performance, address social compliance and cloud risks, and manage legal risks

ATLANTA, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — eFortresses is pleased to announce that due to its cloud security rating platform, CloudeAssurance, it has been recognized by Gartner as one of only four Cool Vendors in risk management and compliance in 2013.

CloudeAssurance is designed for global enterprise and government customers, cloud brokerages, cloud auditors and cloud service providers that want to differentiate themselves by providing higher levels of security assurance and transparency to their customers and stakeholders.

According to Gartner "The industry is poised for strong growth through 2014, when worldwide cloud services revenue is projected to reach $148.8 billion."

eFortresses strongly believes that Information Security will either become a nightmare or an enabler for cloud adoption, particularly with recent increases in highly publicized cloud security breaches.

CloudeAssurance SaaS platform is the industry's first truly risk-intelligent rating, continuous education and continuous monitoring system assuring cloud service provider's cloud security and governance, risk and compliance. CloudeAssurance protects customers by measuring cloud service providers' ability to securely deliver services in accordance with industry best practices, standards, and regulatory compliance.

"eFortresses is honored to be named amongst this small group of innovative cool vendors. This recognition coincides with the publication of our second quarterly independent study report titled 'Cloud Security Benchmark: Top 10 Cloud Service Providers' and I believe this recognition validates our product roadmap and go to market strategy," explained Taiye Lambo, President and Founder of eFortresses, Inc.

About eFortresses, Inc. and CloudeAssurance, Inc.

eFortresses, Inc. is a 11-year old Cyber Security and Compliance Solutions company with a focus on cloud computing security. We help our customers to stay out of the headline news due to a security breach or data loss that could result in major financial losses and reputational loss. Our mission is to provide clients with the knowledge and expertise to make informed decisions regarding exposure to regulatory non-compliance and potential theft or compromise of information assets.

We focus on quickly identifying risks and crafting remedial solutions that provide tangible value, reduction in costs, and return on investment (ROI).

CloudeAssurance, Inc. is the software division of eFortresses, Inc. focused on Cloud Security Scoring through a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) licensing and delivery model.


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To access this Gartner report and our independent study report titled "Cloud Security Benchmark: Top 10 Cloud Service Providers" from the Library section of the platform, Sign Up for a CloudeAssurance FREE Trial from


Garter report: Cool Vendors in Risk Management and Compliance, 2013
Published: 3 May 2013
Analyst(s): French Caldwell, Daryl C. Plummer, Kenneth Chin, Carol Rozwell, Andrew Walls

Gartner report: Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide and Regions, Industry Sectors, 2009-2014
Published: 2 June 2010
Analyst(s): Ben Pring, Robert H. Brown, Lydia Leong, Adam W. Couture, Fabrizio Biscotti, Benoit J. Lheureux, Andrew Frank, Jeffrey Roster, Susan Cournoyer, Venecia K Liu


Taiye Lambo
eFortresses, Inc.
Phone: 678-886-3912
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