Cipher Cloud is a phenomenal cloud company based in San Jose, California. The company specializes in offering cloud services that ensure security, control and compliance. The company’s cloud security platform offers a comprehensive cloud application, risk assessment, discovery usage as well as data protection. The company also offers very strong encryption, data loss prevention, malware detection as well as key management.
The company was formed in 2010 and it had an initial team that compromised of personalities from different companies. The company was however officially launched in February 2011 and it was initially working in a Salesforce.com environment. It also integrated Amazon Web services the same year. Later that year, the company managed to raise $1.4 million as seed funding that was supposed to improve on overall service delivery.
In June 2012, the company released its Gmail encryption solution. By September the same year, the company could easily encrypt Microsoft Office 365, Force.com as well as Chatter. The company also made a tremendous step when it launched ConnectAnyApp that allowed users to specify fields to be encrypted on a web page easily. The technology allowed data operations as well as format to be preserved.
The company also managed to close a $30 million funding in December 2012. It also opened its European Headquarters in London and incorporated new members of the board in its operations. In 2013, the company added an Australian branch. The best thing with the company is the fact that it has technology that has been able to achieve technology standards. For instance, its Searchable Strong Encryption was able to achieve the Federal Information Processing Standards validation. The company joined Box, Inc in February 2013 so as to be able to bring its services nearer to the online file sharing and hosting services.
The company also acquired CloudUp Networks in January 2014. CloudUp had developed a software that allowed users to have the ability to adequately track data as it moves through all cloud environments. The same technology restricts data to move out of the cloud without authorization.
In April 2014, the company released a product called CipherCloud For Cloud Discovery that has the ability to analyze cloud applications and also know which enterprises are the best when matters visibility are concerned. In November the same year, the company closed another funding worth $50 million.
Simply put, the company acts as a reliable getaway when matters related to encrypting data in real time are concerned. It is also worth noting that the data is only encrypted when an authorized user retrieves it from the cloud. The technology stores its encryption keys locally and they are never allowed out of the user’s site. They are also not shared with the cloud provider or any other party.