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Alert Logic Adds Cloud Computing Security Tools for Amazon EC2 Customers

Security as a service cloud provider Alert Logic announced on Tuesday it is now offering Alert Logic Threat Manager and ActiveWatch for Amazon EC2 customers. Amazon EC2′s customer base is obviously a huge opportunity for any security solutions company to extend its market reach. By specifically catering its security tools to cloud users, Alert Logic is able to tap into a heavily lucrative market.

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Alert Logic Steps Up Its Defense with Scquisition of WAF Vendor Armorlogic

An MSSP sees a lot of attack traffic aimed at its customers, and it knows the trends very well. Alert Logic, having covered the network security layer with its Threat Manager and Log Manager products, has announced the acquisition of Web application firewall (WAF) vendor Armorlogic to take the next step in defending its customers from the mostnumerous attacks at the application layer. In

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Alert Logic Drives Accelerated Revenue Growth in 2011

Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), a provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced record growth for 2011. The Company recorded $21.4 million in GAAP revenue for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, a 44 percent increase over the same period in 2010. This follows annual revenues of $14.9 million in 2010, which was up 42 percent over 2009. Increasing market demand and broader

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Alert Logic Appoints Vice President of Product Management

Chris Noell expands security, compliance and managed security expertise Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced the appointment of Chris Noell as Vice President of Product Management. Noell is responsible for all aspects of product management across the full range of Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service solutions. Noell brings to Alert Logic a wealth of experience in risk management

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Alert Logic Partner Datapipe Tightens Cloud Security With PCI Compliant Cloud

Cloud managed service provider Datapipe Monday kicked cloud security up a notch with the launch of its PCI DSS 2.0 Level 1 Service Provider-compliant cloud computing platform, a move that the company said will help quell cloud security fears. The Jersey City, N.J.-based cloud managed services and infrastructure player said the PCI-compliant cloud is now publicly available and couples a custom PCI-certified cloud infrastructure

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Alert Logic’s Secret to Growth: 50 Service Provider Partners

When Alert Logic recently announced 41 percent Q2 revenue growth, MSPmentor wanted to learn a bit more about the managed security service provider’s business model. How is Alert Logic driving growth? The answer, according to Alert Logic Vice President of Marketing Urvish Vashi, involves more than 50 service provider partners that promote Alert Logic’s security as a service offerings. As a privately held company,

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Comparative pricing specialist BlackLocus raises $2.5 million

BlackLocus, which sells comparative-pricing services to online retailers, said today it has raised $2.5 million in venture capital, the company’s first funding round. DFJ Mercury and Silverton Partners, investment funds based in Texas, lead the funding round, which also included Pittsburgh-based Innovation Works. BlackLocus is based in both Texas and Pennsylvania. Technology from BlackLocus automatically keeps tracks of prices for specific products sold by

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BlackLocus Raises $2.5M, Adding Austin Operations

BlackLocus, the leading cloud provider of automated pricing optimization and revenue management solutions for online retailers, today announced it has raised a $2.5 million Series A round of venture capital financing. They are hiring in Austin, seeking office space, and moving significant operations here. The round was co-led by Texas-based DFJ Mercury and Silverton Partners, and included co-investment from Pittsburgh-based Innovation Works. The investment

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BlackLocus Helps Small E-Businesses Stand Even With Amazon, Provides Pricing as a Service

Businesses can get almost anything they need “as a service” these days. Platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), mobility as a service (MaaS). A company called Black Locus out of Carnegie Mellon University has developed a service for automated pricing optimization and revenue management solutions for online retailrs. They are calling it pricing as a service (PraaS?). BlackLocus is attempting to deploy

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