LiveOffice, the number-one provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) email archiving, email compliance and email continuity solutions, announced today that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance to help promote and build on best practices for providing security within cloud computing. “We are excited to welcome LiveOffice as a corporate member,” said Jim Reavis, founder of the Cloud Security Alliance. “We plan to tap into LiveOffice’s expertise in delivering mission-critical applications via the software-as-a-service model and believe that all of our members will benefit from collaborating with them on the cloud’s best practices and related research areas.”
LiveOffice will be actively involved with the Cloud Security Alliance’s Security and Advisory Council as it works to develop information security solutions for the rapidly growing cloud computing industry. LiveOffice joins a number of other distinguished members, including industry leaders such as Microsoft, Rackspace, Symantec, VMware, Cisco and Iron Mountain.
“More organizations than ever before are looking to cloud-based solutions to provide enhanced operational efficiency, cost savings and immense flexibility,” said Nick Mehta, CEO of LiveOffice. “In order for these organizations to feel comfortable taking advantage of the cloud, they want to know that their applications and data are secure. We are excited to join other cloud computing visionaries as we collectively work to ensure that the cloud is a secure place to do business today, tomorrow, next year and 20 years from now.”
The Cloud Security Alliance recently released version two of its Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing, which addresses the most frequent areas of concern surrounding the cloud, ranging from architecture through virtualization.
LiveOffice is the number-one provider of software-as-a-service email archiving, email compliance and email continuity solutions, with more than 10,000 clients and a 97-percent client-retention rate. Founded in 1998 and backed by leading private-equity firm Summit Partners, the company has more than 150 employees with deep experience in messaging, including executives and board members from Symantec, Microsoft, FrontBridge and Postini. For more information, call 800.374.2032 or visit www.liveoffice.com. Visit the LiveOffice Blog at http://blog.liveoffice.com or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/liveoffice.
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About the 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 website is www.cloudsecurityalliance.org.