Symplified Wins AlwaysOn Global 250 Award
BOULDER, Colo., July 18, 2011 – Symplified®, the Cloud security company, today announced that it has been named an AlwaysOn Global 250 winner for 2011. The AlwaysOn Global 250 recognizes technology vendors with game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. Symplified was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts from around the world for its innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
According to Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn, “This year’s winners clearly represent some of the highest-growth opportunities we’ve seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the global Silicon Valley.” The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2011 list.
“Symplified initiated the market for Cloud identity and access management in 2008 and today is the leading provider in this segment with millions of licensed users. The AlwaysON Global 250 Award is the latest in a long line of industry accolades that recognize our innovation and ability to execute,” said Eric Olden, CEO of Symplified. “We have developed a complete Cloud identity service which is disrupting the $1B identity and access management market, and puts us in position to grab a significant share of security spending for Cloud services.”
Symplified will be honored at AlwaysOn’s ninth annual Innovation Summit at Santa Clara University on July 28th, 2011, at the Louis B. Mayer Theatre at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. This two-day executive gathering highlights the significant economic, political, and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Innovation Summit’s goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic / IMPACT 2011, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, and GoingGreen East. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.
Symplified provides the trust fabric of the Cloud by enabling companies to extend and enforce identity and access management policies on Cloud applications. The Symplified Suite unifies Web access management, federated SSO, auditing and user management. Meanwhile, the Symplified Trust Cloud™ is woven into the fabric of the Amazon Web Services platform and capable of delivering identity and access management services on a massively scalable and global basis. The company has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal, CRN, Network World, the RSA conference, and others for its innovations. Symplified’s management team created Web access management market originator Securant and the ClearTrust product, which was acquired by RSA Security. The company has received financing from leading venture capital firms Granite Ventures and Allegis Capital. Symplified is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.