Alert Logic CEO and Co-Founder to Co-Chair Keynote Panel at HCTS-North America 2013 Capturing the Cloud Security Opportunity at 451 Research Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit Continues Alert Logic CEO's Call to Action to Address Unique Security Needs of the Cloud

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO:  
Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, to help organizations secure the application and infrastructure stack, defend against security threats, and address compliance mandates.

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Co-Chairs:

  • Gray Hall, CEO of Alert Logic - joined the company in 2009 as a 20-year veteran of the IT industry.
  • Misha Govshteyn, Co-founder of Alert Logic - serves as Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer.

WHAT:
Hall and Govshteyn will moderate Capturing the Cloud Security Opportunity, a panel of the cloud services industry's most progressive thought leaders as they discuss one of the next frontiers – providing security for enterprises moving their IT infrastructure to the cloud. This year's keynote topic builds upon CEO Gray Hall's call to action to the IT security industry at last year's HCTS, in which he urged top security companies in the industry to truly evolve their businesses to address the unique service delivery model of cloud and hosting service providers.

According to Hall, as enterprise customers move to the cloud, they expect better security solutions in the cloud than they are able to implement in their own data centers. Fulfilling this customer requirement will be crucial to maintaining the rapid historical growth rate of the hosting/cloud service provider industry over the next decade.  The industry is in the early stages of cloud security adoption and both service providers and IT security vendors are changing the way they deliver cloud security to enterprise customers. Cloud service providers are in a position to dictate the degree to which IT security vendors change their model to meet the unique needs of cloud service providers. HCTS keynote panel attendees will gain insight into the deployment of unique security strategies for the enterprise as the panel discusses the following hot topics:

  • Barriers to broader cloud adoption – how much does this still include security?
  • How customers view the overall security responsibility
  • Differences in delivering security versus other IT infrastructure services, such as storage and backup
  • Challenges in delivering security solutions
  • What customers are asking for:  mix and match solutions with more product categories or a few simple, integrated bundles to take the problem off their hands?
  • Is the security industry doing enough to provide service providers what they need to deliver security solutions to meet customer requirements?
  • How will cloud providers be positioning security to customers 1-2 years down the road?

WHERE: 
HCTS-North America 2013, 451 Research's Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit, Bellagio Hotel & Resort, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV

WHEN: 
September 24, 2013, 2:05 – 2:45 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
To register for HCTS-North America 2013, please click here. Members of the media or analyst community attending the show who are interested in speaking with Alert Logic's executives should contact Betsey Rogers, betsey@bridgeviewmarketing.com.

About Alert Logic
Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, provides solutions to secure the application and infrastructure stack. By integrating advanced security tools with 24×7 Security Operations Center expertise, customers can defend against security threats and address compliance mandates. By leveraging an "as-a-Service" delivery model, Alert Logic solutions include day-to-day management of security infrastructure, security experts translating complex data into actionable insight, and flexible deployment options to address customer security needs in any computing environment. Built from the ground up to address the unique challenges of public and private cloud environments, Alert Logic partners with over half of the largest cloud and hosting service providers to provide Security-as-a-Service solutions for business application deployments for over 2,200 enterprises. Alert Logic is based in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 2002. For more information, please visit www.alertlogic.com.

For Alert Logic Inquiries:  
Betsey Rogers
BridgeView Marketing 
Tel: 603-886-7087
betsey@bridgeviewmarketing.com

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