CloudAccess named 2012 Start-Up of the Year at BIG Awards

CloudAccess Wins BIG AwardCloudAccess, a security-as-a-service leader was named Start Up of the Year by the Business Intelligence Group “Big Awards.” The year-and-a-half old company was recognized for their advancements and paradigm-changing solutions in cloud based security.

“This award goes far in validating the viability of security managed from the clouds and the incredible hard work our team has put in to developing a comprehensive-yet scalable and game-changing solution in such a short time. It is truly a great honor,” said CloudAccess CEO Kevin Nikkhoo.

CloudAccess won the award for its scalable cloud-based security offerings which provide comprehensive and cost-effective IT asset protection for such enterprise needs as SIEM, Log Management, Single Sign On, WebSSO, Identity Management and Access Management. CloudAccess is one of a very elite few developers of such an inclusive integration of security tools deployed and managed from the cloud.

“Up until now, network and identity security has been performed and operated on an organizations premises, which in short means expensive and hard to manage but CloudAccess has taken this model to the cloud,” said Russ Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “Cloud Access’ leadership and innovation in this new cloud-based security market is worthy of global recognition.”

CloudAccess SingleSource is unlike any other solution in its class.  Designed from the ground up as a highly scalable, high performance cloud-based multi-tenant system, CloudAccess products are based on the latest SOA technologies allowing for rapid development cycles. Every aspect of CloudAccess technology is thoroughly analyzed so that our customers can benefit from a significant ROI.

The BIG Awards specialize in recognizing top performing companies and organizations with a proprietary judging process scored by recognizable and experienced leaders and executives from across the globe.

“We, as IT professionals, already accept and embrace different cloud-based options. We support dozens of applications in the cloud—some are even of enterprise scale and proprietary in nature. Security-as-a-service is just part of that evolution,” Nikkhoo said. “And CloudAccess is proud to be recognized as an innovator in that space.”

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group, creators of the BIG Awards, was founded with a mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other award programs, real business people, those with experience and knowledge, judge the BIG Awards. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above their peers. For more information visit