Cohesive Shortlisted For Two Cloud Security Awards

VNS3 Recognized by Global Security Challenge (GSC) and Computing Security Magazine; CTO Chris Swan to Speak at GSC

LONDON, UK – 4 Sept, 2013 – Cohesive, the creator of products and services that enable enterprises to use virtual and cloud computing infrastructure to run business operations in the cloud, is proud to announce the company is a finalist for the Global Security Challenge (GSC) category Post-Revenue security solutions, and the Computing Security Magazine Awards for Cloud Security Solution of the Year.

CSA 2013 finalist Cohesive and their network virtualization product, VNS3, are nominated in both awards for work in the cloud computing industry around data security encryption and cloud overlay networking. Vote for Cohesive VNS3 for Cloud Security Solution of the Year Voting closes on 9 October, 2013.

“We are honored to have been selected as a finalist by both the editors of Computing Security magazine and the Global Security Challenge judges,” said Patrick Kerpan, CEO and co-founder of Cohesive. “Cohesive has been working with customers and partners to secure over 60 million virtual device hours since we started supporting the cloud industry in 2008. It is a testament to our technology and our industry to see how customers are using VNS3 to scale their production-ready cloud deployments as they grow.”


VNS3 is different from other cloud networking solutions because it creates a customer-controlled overlay network on top of any underlying public, private or hybrid IaaS. VNS3 allows enterprise customers to secure and control their production ready cloud environments to speed time to market.

AWARDS INFO: CTO to speak at GSC
Chris_Swan-300x200The Global Security Challenge Summit will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2013 in London, UK. Cohesive’s CTO, Chris Swan, will present a brief company pitch as part of the Summit and award presentation. Mr. Swan will present at 2:20pm in the Bourne Laboratory Building in the Royal Holloway at the University of London. Contact Cohesive or the GSC for a free ticket.

In the Computing Security Awards, the winner in each category will be determined via popular vote online and presented on October 17 in London. Details about the 2013 Computing Security Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at Vote here between now and Oct. 9, 2013:

Over 500 Cohesive customers are extending and connecting global networks that were previously too expensive to maintain.  VNS3 does not require new knowledge or training to implement. Enterprises can be easily create and start work on applications without changing vendors, relearning software, or hiring more staff. With VNS3, enterprise customers can guarantee secure access between their corporate datacenter and cloud-based systems.

The recent winner of the 2013 Public Cloud Services & Infrastructure Award, Cohesive was also the 2013 runner up Data Centre Solutions Award for Public Cloud Project of the Year and recently named to the Talkin’ Cloud Top 100 Cloud Service Provider list.

By: Margaret Valtierra