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Appcelerator Receives Enterprise-Ready Rating From the Skyhigh CloudTrust(TM) Program

Achieves the Highest Rating by Satisfying the Most Stringent Requirements for Data Protection, Identity Verification, Service Security, Business Practices, and Legal Protection

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/14 -- Appcelerator announced today that it has been awarded the highest Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of Enterprise-Ready for its Appcelerator Platform. Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready cloud services are the select cloud services that fully satisfy the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices, and legal protection.

"The Appcelerator Platform enables organizations to deliver transformative mobile apps. And with its enterprise MBaaS capabilities, customers can build and manage the APIs that unleash their corporate data," said Neeraj Gupta, vice president of engineering, Appcelerator. "Appcelerator is pleased to be recognized by Skyhigh with the Enterprise-Ready rating, further validating that we deliver the highest levels of cloud security and reliability our customers demand."

Skyhigh identifies and classifies thousands of cloud services and provides an objective and detailed evaluation of the enterprise-readiness of each cloud service based on a detailed set of criteria developed in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The evaluation spans five categories:

  • Data attributes
  • User and device attributes
  • Service attributes
  • Business attributes
  • Legal attributes

"Selecting an enterprise-ready service like Appcelerator is critical, but performing product evaluations is expensive and time consuming, especially with the breadth of services available today," said Rajiv Gupta, founder and CEO of Skyhigh Networks. "The Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program streamlines the evaluation process by providing an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service's security controls and enterprise readiness."

About Appcelerator
Mobile apps are fast replacing web applications as the way we buy, share, search, learn and collaborate. Appcelerator® helps companies solve for this new mobile reality: delivering native cross-platform apps at the speed of web, mobilizing any data source, and driving success with real-time analytics - all from an open, cloud-based platform. With the Appcelerator Platform, companies can eliminate point tools to scale mobile across the enterprise, drive innovation by unlocking backend data sources for new app capabilities, and measure the overall usage and success of the entire mobile app portfolio. Appcelerator also provides an award-winning open source mobile development environment, Titanium™. With over 65,000 mobile apps deployed on over 195 million devices, Appcelerator's solutions are backed by the world's largest mobile ecosystem, including more than 545,000 mobile developers and hundreds of ISVs and strategic partners, among them Accenture, Cognizant and CSC. More than 70% of Fortune 100 enterprises count on Appcelerator for their mobile success. To learn more, visit www.appcelerator.com

About the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program
The Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program provides an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service's security controls and enterprise readiness based on a detailed set of criteria developed in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). Because Skyhigh produces the most extensive, current, and credible trust ratings for cloud services, enterprises rely on the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating to inform both decisions and policy pertaining to the use of cloud services in their environment.

Media Inquiries:
Vanessa Camones or Zach Servideo
theMIX agency for Appcelerator
Email Contact
+1-415-829-7902

Skyhigh Networks Contact:
Name: Katy Garlinghouse
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