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Gazzang Receives U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness

Gazzang, the big data security experts, today announced it has been granted a Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) from the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) for its zNcrypt™ and zTrustee™ data security solutions.

The Certificate of Networthiness is required to assure that all outside software, tools or systems meet or exceed the U.S. Army’s requirements for reliability, security, architecture and integration when deployed within the Army’s existing IT infrastructure. The certification also applies to all the listed Army functional components that use the Army Enterprise Infrastructure, including National Guard, Army Reserve and other Army commands.

“Gazzang is proud to provide high-performance, software-defined data encryption and key management for the U.S. armed forces and protect information of critical importance to our national security,” said Larry Warnock, president and CEO of Gazzang. “The certification is a recognized and trusted benchmark and a great barometer for commercial organizations to use when evaluating their data security options.”

With the CoN, the following Gazzang software can be installed on any Army computer, server or related system:

  • Gazzang zNcrypt – A high-performance AES-256 transparent data encryption that supports big data platforms including Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB, Couchbase and Riak.
  • Gazzang zTrustee – A software-based, policy-driven key manager for encryption keys, certificates and tokens.

For more information visit: http://www.gazzang.com/resources/certifications.

About Gazzang

Gazzang provides data security solutions and expertise to help enterprises protect sensitive information and maintain performance in big data and cloud environments. Our technology enables SaaS vendors, health care organizations, financial institutions, public sector agencies and more to meet regulatory compliance initiatives, secure personally identifiable information and prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data and systems. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas and backed by Austin Ventures and Silver Creek Ventures. For more information, visit www.gazzang.com.

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