Thales News Release

Vormetric And AZM Partner To Deliver Strong Data-at-Rest Protection To The Japanese Market

November 21, 2014

San Jose, California, November 20, 2014 – Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, big data, public, private and hybrid cloud environments, today announced that they have partnered with AZM to bring Vormetric’s data-at-rest security solutions to the Japanese market. AZM, headquartered in Minato-ku Tokyo Japan, will now distribute, support and service Vormetric’s Data Security Platform set of solutions throughout Japan. Vormetric solutions will extend AZM’s existing focus on server security, thin client systems, private cloud implementations, application development and support with server-based encryption, access control and data access audit logs.

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The Vormetric Data Security Platform helps organizations meet compliance and regulatory requirements for protecting data-at-rest regardless of where that data is stored – in traditional physical systems, big data environments as well as public, private and hybrid clouds.

“AZM’s deep experience with server products and solutions, their service and support capabilities, and their expertise with database and cloud environments is a great match for our offerings and needs in Japan,” said Alan Kessler, CEO of Vormetric. “We look forward to accelerating the growth of our business in Japan with AZM.”

Products available from the Vormetric Data Security Platform include:

  • Vormetric Transparent Encryption protects data-at-rest for operating system level files and database volumes with the encryption, access controls and data access monitoring information required for compliance as well as protection against malicious insiders and advanced malware attacks
  • Vormetric Application Encryption enables developers to easily build encryption for individual fields and columns that contain sensitive information (such as social security numbers, passwords, addresses and phone numbers) into their applications
  • Vormetric Key Management that manages third party encryption keys for databases (Oracle and SQL Server TDE Master Keys) and KMIP compatible devices (disk drives, tape backup units and other devices)

“We are very happy to add AZM to our network of resellers throughout the Asia Pacific region,” said George Chew, vice president of Asia Pacific for Vormetric. “We expect great results in Japan with AZM. They bring to us strong capabilities for selling and supporting IT Security solutions as well as an extensive set of existing customer relationships.”

About Vormetric

Vormetric (@Vormetric) is the industry leader in data security solutions that span physical, virtual and cloud environments. Data is the new currency and Vormetric helps over 1400 customers, including 17 of the Fortune 30 and many of the world’s most security conscious government organizations, to meet compliance requirements and protect what matters — their sensitive data — from both internal and external threats. The company’s scalable Vormetric Data Security Platform protects any file, any database and any application’s data —anywhere it resides — with a high performance, market-leading data security platform that incorporates application transparent encryption, privileged user access controls, automation and security intelligence.

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About AZM

Established in 1989, AZM is headquartered in Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan and specializes in server side security, thin client systems, and services for design, implementation , configuration, operational support, training and customization for integrated authentication and asset sharing infrastructures, private clouds, in-house application development and support center operations.

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