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Onapsis Inc. and Virtustream Establish an Alliance to Enhance Security of Global SAP Implementations

CAMBRIDGE MA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) - Onapsis, Inc. the leading provider of solutions to audit and mitigate threats targeting ERP platforms, and Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider today announced an alliance based on the first product certified by SAP® AG for the automated security assessments of SAP systems. This partnership will allow Virtustream to enhance an already robust security and cloud service offerings with the automated audit and assessment capabilities of Onapsis X1.

"We selected Onapsis as a partner as they are at the forefront of SAP vulnerability research and provide an independent validation of our client's mission critical systems," said Pete Nicoletti, CISO of Virtustream. "With Onapsis, we can scan SAP systems even before they are moved to our IaaS platform, and get a very clear picture of the security level of the system. Our expert SAP support personnel then prioritize the issues and track and remediate as necessary to ensure that our clients' systems are operating at the highest level of security. Our clients get a detailed report showing the systems before and after to validate the enhanced security posture."

The Onapsis tool can be used in a "one and done" mode or can be set up to scan, report and remediate continuously. This capability further extends Virtustream's leadership and capabilities in hosting very secure SAP systems for commercial and Federal agency customers.

Colin Martin, VP of North America Sales at Onapsis, spearheaded the relationship between the two companies. "We are very excited to be entering into this partnership with such a reputable company. Virtustream is the leading innovator of cloud and security offerings and we are happy to be enhancing their current offerings by collaborating with them to bring automated security assessments of SAP platforms into their repertoire of offerings," stated Mr. Martin.

The companies will showcase this partnership during the SAP-Sapphire and ASUG Annual User Conference taking place June 3rd in Orlando, FL. Both. With the goal of further educating the Information Security market, both companies will be offering numerous demonstrations focused on the importance of securing SAP implementations and cloud.

About Onapsis

Onapsis Inc. is the leading provider of solutions to audit and mitigate threats targeting ERP platforms. At the heart of the company, the Onapsis Research Labs is composed of world-renowned experts with a proven track-record in the security field for ERP and SAP applications. Through its innovative software solutions, global customers can secure SAP and Oracle business-critical platforms from espionage, sabotage and financial fraud. More information at www.onapsis.com.Follow us on Twitter: @Onapsis

About Virtustream:

Virtustream is the enterprise-class cloud software and service provider trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, only Virtustream's xStream™ cloud management software and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meet the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud -- whether private, public or hybrid. The company is headquartered in Washington D.C. with offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, London, Geneva, Dubai and software development centers in Kaunas, Lithuania and Pune, India. Virtustream owns and operates data centers in the U.S. and Europe with service provider partner data centers in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.

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