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Cloud Security Alliance Selects enStratus as the Cloud Management Platform for New User Certification Program

Minneapolis, MN – July 28, 2010 – enStratus today announced the selection of the enStratus cloud management platform by the Cloud Security Alliance for their new User Certification Program system that was announced today at the Black Hat USA 2010 Conference.

"The Cloud Security Alliance requires a cloud management platform that provides the critical cloud governance capabilities we know are important," said Jim Reavis, Executive Director of the Cloud Security Alliance. "For this reason, we selected enStratus and have deployed their cloud management platform to improve the resiliency and availability of our certification system."

The Cloud Security Alliance today unveiled the industry's first user certification program for secure cloud computing. The Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) is designed to ensure that a broad range of professionals with a responsibility related to cloud computing have a demonstrated awareness of the security threats and best practices for securing the cloud. Organizations such as eBay, Lockheed Martin and Sallie Mae join many other companies, including ING, Symantec, CA, Trend Micro and Zynga in their commitment to adoption of the CCSK. More information is available at

"The Cloud Security Alliance is the leading organization focused on cloud security best-practices," said David Bagley, CEO of enStratus. "Their leadership in the area of cloud security education and promotion is important and enStatus is excited to ensure the reliability and security of their User Certification system."

About 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

About enStratus Networks
enStratus is a cloud infrastructure management platform for deploying and operating enterprise-class applications in public and private clouds. enStratus has a multi-cloud architecture that focuses on security and high availability for mission-critical web applications. We enable an enterprise to run applications that operate on sensitive data in a cloud infrastructure and exceed the service levels supported by the underlying cloud provider. Based in Minneapolis, MN, enStratus supports Amazon Web Services,, Eucalyptus, Google Storage, GoGrid, OpenStack, Rackspace, ReliaCloud, Terremark, VMware and Windows Azure. For more information call 612-746-3091.

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