BOSTON, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Security, provider of the leading platform for securing containerized applications, today announced it has opened up a new office in the greater Boston area. The office, located in Burlington, MA is home base for Aqua's rapidly expanding sales and technical team, complementing Aqua's U.S. Headquarters in San Francisco.
"We are delighted to be opening up a Boston office" said Dror Davidoff, co-founder and CEO, Aqua Security. "We see the new office as a way for Aqua to stay close to customers and plant roots into the business community."
In May 2016, Aqua launched its flagship offering, The Aqua Container Security Platform, delivering the industry's most comprehensive solution for securing containerized applications. Built specifically to address the challenges of visibility, control, compliance, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention in container environments, Aqua delivers a scalable, easy-to-deploy solution that provides full visibility into container activity and robust policy enforcement capabilities, while remaining transparent and non-intrusive to DevOps.
Since its launch Aqua has achieved significant growth and customer adoption. Numerous Fortune 500 customers in the financial services, technology, retail and online services sectors are already using the Aqua platform to secure production environments and embed security into their container development and delivery cycle. The company plans to double its staff by mid-2017, with roughly 25% of those positions anticipated to be based in Boston.
In addition to Aqua's strong market traction, the company recently won the Silver award for Startup of the Year by Information Security Products Guide. Cyber Defense Magazine named the Aqua Container Security Platform the Most Innovative Application Security Solution for 2017. SDx Central, the premier media outlet for news, analysis and research on software-defined infrastructure named Aqua on of "9 Security Startups Worth Watching in 2017". Additionally, the Security Bloggers Network nominated the Aqua blog for "Best New Blog", and Aqua is a finalist for Red Herring's Hot 100 list for both North America and Europe.
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.
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