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NaviSite Joins Cloud Security Alliance to Tackle Cloud Security Standards

NaviSite, Inc., a premier provider of complex hosting, application managements and managed cloud services for enterprises, today announced it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance as a corporate sponsor member to help establish and promote best practices for security in cloud computing.

NaviSite will support the Cloud Security Alliance’s initiatives by working closely with other alliance members in addressing key security related concerns around adoption of Cloud Computing for mission critical enterprise applications.  For more than a decade, NaviSite has been managing mission critical, enterprise applications such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, Siebel, and JD Edwards. With its in-depth expert knowledge, NaviSite fully understands the complexities of managing and running these applications and is in a unique position to help define security standards so that enterprises can trust putting their mission critical applications in a cloud environment.

“As cloud computing evolves, NaviSite is excited to be involved in helping set standards and work to develop cloud security best practices,” said Denis Martin, Chief Technology Officer, NaviSite. “We are committed to provide best cloud solutions to our customers and being part of CSA will helps us move one step further in our goal.”

"Securing cloud computing is a shared responsibility requiring the active participation of cloud providers,” said Jim Reavis, Executive Director, Cloud Security Alliance.  “NaviSite's wealth of experience in managed hosting and SaaS enablement will be a great asset to the Cloud Security Alliance and we welcome their active participation as a new corporate member.”

About the Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. For further information, the Cloud Security Alliance Web site is

Published Sunday, April 18, 2010 10:50 AM by David Marshall
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