DALLAS – June 29, 2017 – Armor, The First Totally Secure Cloud Company™, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency status. This designation recognizes that Armor has demonstrated expertise and technical proficiency in security solutions that helps customers achieve their cloud security goals.

Achieving the AWS Security Competency status differentiates Armor as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that provides specialized software designed to help enterprises adopt, develop and deploy complex security projects on AWS. To receive the designation, AWS APN Partners must possess deep expertise and experience with AWS and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS.

“Being one of the first APN partners to achieve AWS Security Competency status reinforces our keen understanding of the platform and a proven ability to keep data safe,” said Chris Drake, founder and CEO, Armor. “In addition to the dynamic security AWS provides, we help fulfill shared security responsibility to protect applications and workloads. Armor’s flexible and reliable technology, orchestrated by our skilled security operations center (SOC), makes meeting these obligations easy. The sizable market share and continued growth of AWS make this new certification a very exciting opportunity.”

AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

Armor’s proprietary cloud security platform meets PCI, HIPAA/HITRUST, SOC and ISO compliance standards while delivering threat intelligence, automated security orchestration and machine learning managed by an elite military-trained SOC. With 24/7/365 managed protection, detection and response against any cyber threat, Armor achieves the industry’s shortest dwell times, which measures the amount of time hackers have compromised a network.

“Armor empowers us to offer a more complete cloud offering by providing security that is seamless and effective without impeding business performance,” said Pete Fox, vice president, strategic alliances and solutions, Ascent Solutions. “By leveraging AWS, we know that we are delivering a reliable infrastructure to extend IT resources as our customers’ needs dictate. And, Armor offers comprehensive security capabilities and expertise to ensure that their data remains safe and compliant in the cloud. Working with AWS, we can continue to expand the cloud service we provide with confidence.”


About Armor

Armor is The First Totally Secure Cloud Company™ that protects customers’ vital assets and helps prevent data breaches through managed multi-layer security for public and private clouds. The Armor team also applies extensive military cyber security experience for proactive threat detection, response and remediation. Forward-thinking organizations trust Armor for data security and compliance to stay ahead of cyber threats in the cloud. To learn more, visit www.armor.com or follow @armor.

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