TEL AVIV, Israel, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Security today announced it won Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, one of the technology industry's most prestigious prizes honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from across the continent. The winners, chosen from thousands of entrants, were celebrated at a special awards ceremony in Los Angeles, led by Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux.
"2017's crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet," said Vieux. "What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting edge sectors. Some of the technical wizardry and first-rate business models showcased here at the conference has been fantastic to learn about. We believe Aqua Security embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. Aqua Security should be proud of its achievement - the competition was incredibly strong."
The Top 100 North America has become not only a springboard for some of tech's biggest names, but a valued and trusted tool for venture capitalists, experts and analysts predicting trends at the industry's sharpest edge. Previous Top 100 finalists have included Alibaba, Facebook, Google, Skype, SuperCell, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube. Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy and market penetration.
"With containers being the next major disruption in datacenter and application technology, we recognized that containerized environments create new challenges in security, but also present an opportunity to reinvent application security, said Dror Davidoff, CEO of Aqua Security. "We're honored to be chosen as a finalist for this prominent technology industry award, which we see as a major validation of our vision for container security and our ability to execute in the market."
About Aqua Security
Aqua Security enables enterprises to secure their virtual container environments from development to production, accelerating container adoption and bridging the gap between DevOps and IT security. Aqua's Container Security Platform provides full visibility into container activity, allowing organizations to detect and prevent suspicious activity and attacks in real time. Integrated with container lifecycle and orchestration tools, the Aqua platform provides transparent, automated security while helping to enforce policy and simplify regulatory compliance. Aqua was founded in 2015 and is backed by TLV Partners, Microsoft Ventures, and IT security leaders, and is based in Israel and San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.aquasec.com or follow us on twitter.com/AquaSecTeam.
About Red Herring:
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy.
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