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HOSTING Expands Security Offering With Latest Alert Logic Threat Manager Solution

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- Virtualized infrastructure platform is more flexible, easier to scale and faster to deploy than past offerings

- Alert Logic Threat Manager meets compliance requirements such as PCI DSS, HIPAA / HITRUST, GLBA and SOX

- Platform to launch in summer 2014

DENVER, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HOSTING, the leading managed cloud hosting provider for mid-sized enterprises, today announced availability of a new security offering delivered by longtime partner, Alert Logic, the leading provider of security-as-a-service solutions for the cloud. The latest version of Alert Logic Threat Manager is cloud-ready and will leverage a virtualized infrastructure platform to provide the same unparalleled levels of security upon which HOSTING's global array of customers have come to depend.

"This is a true win-win for both HOSTING and our customers: not only is the latest version of Alert Logic Threat Manager more flexible than its predecessor, it's also faster to provision and easier to scale," says Darrell Hyde, HOSTING CTO. "HOSTING is in the business of continuously exceeding our customers' expectations; Alert Logic is a partner that understands this mandate and continuously improves its technology to enable us to meet it."

HOSTING also leverages Alert Logic Log Manager and Alert Logic Web Security Manager (WSM), which together with Alert Logic Threat Manager provide a comprehensive security suite designed to enhance flexibility, automation and scalability for HOSTING customers.

"As applications are virtualized and moved to the cloud, the entire threat landscape is shifting as well," said Dave Colesante, Alert Logic SVP of Platform & Technologies Services & CTO. "To stay in lockstep with the changing landscape, we are excited to work with a long-time partner to virtualize their Threat Manager deployments and provide enhanced protection to customers."

The latest version of Alert Logic Threat Manager includes intrusion detection and vulnerability scanning capabilities which meet the compliance requirements of PCI DSS, HIPAA / HITECH, GLBA and Sarbanes-Oxley. HOSTING will roll out the new infrastructure to its existing client base and add it to its deployment methodology in the summer of 2014. 

About HOSTING
HOSTING helps organizations design, build, migrate, manage and protect their cloud-based environments. Leveraging enterprise-class networking and connectivity technologies, HOSTING provides the highest levels of compliance, availability, recovery, security and performance. HOSTING owns and operates six geographically dispersed data centers under an ITIL-based control environment validated for compliance against HIPAA, PCI DSS and SOC (formerly SAS 70) frameworks. The company's 3,000 global customers represent a variety of industries including software, healthcare, retail, media and entertainment, financial services, technology and government.

HOSTING's cloud-enabled solutions were recently recognized by Gartner Group, placing in the Top 10 in the Managed Hosting Magic Quadrant in both "ability to execute" and "completeness of vision" – in both 2012 and 2013.

For more information, please visit www.HOSTING.com.

About Alert Logic
Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, provides solutions to secure the application and infrastructure stack. By integrating advanced security tools with 24×7 Security Operations Center expertise, customers can defend against security threats and address compliance mandates. By leveraging an "as-a-Service" delivery model, Alert Logic solutions include day-to-day management of security infrastructure, security experts translating complex data into actionable insight, and flexible deployment options to address customer security needs in any computing environment. Built from the ground up to address the unique challenges of public and private cloud environments, Alert Logic partners with over half of the largest cloud and hosting service providers to provide Security-as-a-Service solutions for business application deployments for over 2,500 enterprises. Alert Logic is based in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 2002. For more information, please visit www.alertlogic.com.

CONTACT: Bree Neely
720.389.3879
bneely@HOSTING.com

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