WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Crayon Software Experts, Secured2 Corporation and Ridge Global / Risk Cooperative today announced a partnership that brings industry-leading cybersecurity, cyberliability insurance and customer fulfillment together as one solution ensuring seamless customer integrations into Microsoft Azure.

The partnership leverages the core strengths of each company. Secured2 and Ridge Global / Risk Cooperative have created a unified product combining leading-edge security technology for end-to-end security providing cyber liability indemnification. The solution is being built and promoted with Crayon providing customers the ability to provision and scale the combined solution in the Azure Cloud.

Glenn Orcut, Vice President of Sales, Crayon US said, “As one of Microsoft’s largest Cloud partners in the world we see trememdous value in the solution that Secured2 and Ridge Global / Risk Cooperative have created. The marriage of industry-leading cybersecurity with indemnification against a data breach is a very big deal for the entire industry. At Crayon, we see this as a total game-changer.”

“Today’s announcement is a giant leap forward in the cybersecurity industry,” said Daren Klum, CEO of Secured2. “This strategic partnership brings together three important pieces that have been missing in the cybersecurity industry for years. Customers want to be secure in the Cloud, and they want to minimize risk and ensure a seamless transition to the Cloud. And this partnership delivers on a promise to do exactly that.”

This exciting new product is being rolled out at the Microsoft Government Cloud Forum in Washington DC and is expected to be available in the 4th quarter of this year with the ability to scale on the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud via the Crayon Cloud acceleration platform Cloud-iQ, giving partners like Secured2 the ability to properly optimize overall cloud and licensing requirements for their end customers.

About Crayon: As the global leader in software asset management (SAM), cloud and volume licensing, and associated consulting services, Crayon is trusted advisor to many of the globe’s leading organizations. Through its unique people, tools and systems, Crayon helps to optimize clients’ technology estates within the new mobile-first, cloud-first world. Crayon at a glance: http://www.crayon.com/us

About Secured2: Secured2 Corporation, a Microsoft Partner, is a data security technology pioneer. Beyond Encryption™, the company’s core product, introduces a shrink-shred-secure-restore methodology, combined with new compression technology that reduces the size of data up to 80 percent. Secured2 drives innovation for organizations that require 100 percent security for critical data assets. Secured2 at a glance: http://www.secured2.com

About Ridge Global / Risk Cooperative: Working together under the banner of Risk, Readiness, and Resilience, Risk Cooperative and Ridge Global bring comprehensive risk management solutions to market, helping organizations address risk, readiness and resilience through a comprehensive service and solution offering in partnership with leading insurance companies and value-adding partners. Learn more at http://www.riskcooperative.com