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Forty Cloud Joins Rackspace Marketplace

August 04
11:35 2014

San Francisco, CA – FortyCloud, a pioneer in network Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, today announced that its first-of-a-kind offering is available in the Rackspace® Marketplace. Rackspace (NYSE:RAX) customers can now further fortify their public and hybrid cloud deployments by leveraging FortyCloud’s comprehensive, end-to-end solution. FortyCloud helps companies make their public cloud deployments private in a faster, more automated way, including multi-region (if required).

Unlike other offerings that require companies to build a complete solution by mixing and matching from different point solution categories, FortyCloud offers a powerful new approach. Its distinct network Security-as-a-Service solution fully integrates critical security components that deliver the highest caliber of cloud and security automation. Its automated, end-to-end configuration capabilities, include:

  • VPN access and connections,
  • encryption,
  • firewall rules,
  • access control,
  • identify management,
  • secure tunneling,
  • as well as monitoring and auditing.

“We are pleased to welcome FortyCloud to our growing Rackspace Marketplace,” said John Engates, CTO at Rackspace. “As a fast-growing cloud security service provider, FortyCloud offers our managed cloud customers a security perimeter solution that helps to minimize the need for additional integration, management and maintenance.”

FortyCloud’s distinct “overlay network” simplifies all complexities by isolating and interconnecting cloud deployments, making everything visible and controllable via an intuitive user interface (UI). Rackspace’s customers can now build and control their own secure, flexible, and scalable virtual private cloud network. Using FortyCloud’s intuitive UI, system administrators, networking and security engineers can rapidly scale and deploy their entire cloud security solution with just a few mouse clicks.

“Our company’s mission is to promote the migration of enterprises to the public cloud,” stated Amit Cohen, co-founder and CEO of FortyCloud. “We are excited to collaborate with Rackspace, one of the industry’s leading IaaS providers, to enable customers to gain significant operational efficiencies through an automated, end-to-end configuration and the ability to control and monitor their cloud network in real-time.”

For additional information about FortyCloud and the Rackspace Marketplace, visit:!overview.

About FortyCloud
Privately-held, FortyCloud enables companies to secure all network and access aspects of their cloud deployments. The company helps customers reduce operating costs increase scalability, and fortify their security without requiring in-house security expertise. FortyCloud’s distinct cloud security solution lets organizations build their own secure, scalable, virtual private cloud network — regardless of cloud vendor.

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