TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Security, a leading provider of container security solutions, today announced it has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance (ECA) Partner Program. Aqua's membership in the ECA enables enterprise customers to pursue a cloud-native, container-based development strategy that includes comprehensive, 'cradle-to-grave' container security and compliance controls certified by Microsoft to be fully integrated with and supported by Microsoft Azure.
"Just as containers have fundamentally changed the way applications are built, deployed and managed, Aqua has fundamentally changed how container-based applications are secured," said Ran Nahmias, Senior Director of Cloud and Strategic Initiatives for Aqua Security. "Joining the Enterprise Cloud Alliance ensures enterprise customers with containerized environments on Microsoft Azure can rely on Aqua to deliver the transformative, end-to end container security needed to take full advantage of the many benefits a container-based development strategy offers."
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. It's flagship solution, the Aqua Container Security Platform provides full visibility into container activity, allowing organizations to detect and prevent suspicious activity and attacks, providing transparent, automated security while helping to enforce policy and simplify regulatory compliance.
With tight runtime security controls and intrusion prevention capabilities, Aqua enables enterprises to monitor and enforce granular security policies and integrate security into their DevOps pipelines, at any scale. Aqua joined the ECA to certify its platform is supported by Microsoft and fully interoperable with Azure. ECA membership also provides Aqua with access to strategic Azure resources such as technical field sales and product development teams, and ensures its container security platform is showcased.
"The Enterprise Cloud Alliance Partner Program welcomes Aqua Security which has developed a best in class container security solution that will enable Microsoft Azure customers to accelerate business and innovation," said Chris Lwanga Principal, Cloud Ecosystem Engagement at Microsoft Corp. "Partners like Aqua Security that deliver best of breed innovations to the Microsoft Intelligent Cloud will benefit from the promotion and access that are benefits of enrollment in the Enterprise Cloud Alliance to maximize their business opportunities."
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About Aqua Security
Aqua Security enables enterprises to secure their container applications 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.
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