eGestalt Named a 2011 Tech Innovator for 'Managed Services' by UBM Channel's CRN

Top Quote eGestalt Technologies, announced today that its SecureGRC solution was named a runner-up in the Managed Services category at the 9th annual CRN 2011 Tech Innovator awards ceremony. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 26, 2011 - Santa Clara, CA (USA) -- eGestalt Technologies ( ), a leading provider of cloud-based, SaaS-delivered, security and information technology governance, risk management and compliance solutions for SMBs to enterprises, announced today that its SecureGRC solution was named a runner-up in the Managed Services category at the 9th annual CRN 2011 Tech Innovator awards ceremony. SecureGRC's award-winning, patent-pending technology affords MSPs the power to offer their installed base of customers a SaaS-based security and compliance solution at 1/10 the cost, with less overhead than software-only point solutions.

    The Tech Innovator listing celebrates vendors that have introduced new products or solutions to drive advances in the technology channel. Companies on this exclusive list recently implemented innovative methods to bridge the gap between current problems and solutions facing channel executives today.

    CRN selected eGestalt SecureGRC as a runner-up winner because it was built exclusively for the channel with the benefit of being a cloud-based security and risk assessment, auditing and remediation application.

    Starting at $750 per year, SecureGRC'spatent-pending multi-tenant cloud-based SaaS architecture allows completely secure instances to be created on a per partner and end-customer basis leading to a very cost-effective, pay-as-you-go services model for customer.

    SecureGRC offers peace of mind to channel partners servicing SMBs to large enterprises, including medical providers and their Business Associates. SecureGRC has been widely adopted by numerous channel partners who offer security and compliance services thereby gaining entry into the lucrative markets of compliance and security, including healthcare IT, one of the fastest growing segments for the MSP business.

    "MSP partners can realize tremendous upside by reaching out to these covered entities' Business Associates who must also comply with HIPAA/HITECH ( ) and PCI regulations," said eGestalt President Anupam Sahai. "These BAs are desperate for a simple, low-cost cloud solution like SecureGRC, and MSP partners can add bundled services to the deal for additional profit-making opportunities."

    eGestalt's channel strategy involves the certification of Managed Compliance Providers (MCPs), a channel program based around a proprietary "cookbook" that serves as an introduction and training guide for partners just getting started with delivering managed compliance services.

    For further details please call (408) 689-2586 or email sales ( @ ) egestalt dot com dot For further details about the product, please visit http://www dot egestalt dot com dot

    SecureGRC also offers an automated PCI-DSS compliance management software ( ) that helps meet PCI-DSS requirements in terms of building and maintaining a secure network; protecting card holder data; maintaining a vulnerability management solution ( ); implementing strong access control measures; regularly monitoring and testing networks, and maintaining robust IT security policies. For more information visit:

    "In today's challenging business environment, it's more important than ever to discover, nurture and reward new ideas," said Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director for UBM Channel. "This year's Tech Innovator Awards recognizes technology companies that have used original methods or technologies to deliver cutting-edge products and partner support. We congratulate this year's winners and runners-up on their successes, and applaud them for breaking away from traditional thinking to create completely new and unique channel opportunities."

    CRN's 2011 Tech Innovators were nominated by their individual companies, with winners and runners-up selected by the editors of CRN and the CRN Test Center. More than 250 nominations were reviewed. The Tech Innovator awards were presented on October 5th at the 2011 NexTI Conference at the Doral Resort in Miami, FL.

    Winners and runners-up were presented awards in the following 18 categories:
    * Cloud
    * Digital Signage
    * Display-Projection
    * Handhelds
    * Managed Services
    * Networking-Enterprise
    * Networking VoIP
    * Networking-Wireless
    * Portables
    * Workstations
    * Printing and Imaging
    * Security
    * Servers
    * Software-Enterprise Mngt
    * Software Productivity
    * Storage
    * Virtualization
    * Editor's Choice

    Expanded coverage of the 2011 Tech Innovators will be featured in the December issue of CRN Magazine and online at

    About UBM Channel:( )
    UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Channel, visit us at

    About eGestalt Technologies Inc.:
    eGestalt ( ) is a world-class, innovation driven, leading provider of cloud-computing based enterprise solutions for information security and IT-GRC management. eGestalt is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, and has offices in the US, Asia-Pacific and Middle East. eGestalt was nominated Breakthrough Technology Vendor at XChange Americas, Aug. 2010, and selected by SiliconIndia among the "Top 10 Security Companies to Watch." Its SecureGRC application was voted runner-up in the Managed Services Category at XChange Tech Innovators, Nov. 2010. In Feb. 2011 eGestalt VP of Worldwide Sales Jim Hare was been named a Channel Chief by Everything Channel's CRN. In Sept. 2011 it was selected by Everything Channel as a 2011 CRN Emerging Technology Vendor.

    For more information contact:
    Scott Regan
    Everything Channel
    scott.regan ( @ ) ec dot ubm dot com

    Press & Media Contact:
    Victor Cruz, Principal
    For eGestalt Technologies
    Santa Clara, CA
    +1 978-594-4134
    vcruz ( @ ) mediapr dot net

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