VANCOUVER, BC, November 22, 2010—Layer 7 Technologies, the leader in Cloud Brokers for cloud integration and single sign-on, today announced it has been named to SYS-CON’s Top 250 Players in the Cloud Computing Ecosystem list. SYS-CON, which publishes the Cloud Computing Journal and organizes the International Cloud Expo conference series, created its bi-annual Top 250 list to reflect the 250 most active vendors and service providers in the cloud ecosystem. Layer 7 was the only Cloud Gateway or Cloud Broker to be included on the list.

“Layer 7 has been helping organizations secure and govern application services for a long while, and is now ‘changing the way organizations connect to, run in and publish services from the cloud,’” according to the entry on SYS-CON. “Layer 7 helps customers with integrating their cloud services—including not just SaaS, but also PaaS and IaaS—with on-premise data and applications. And it helps them protect those services.”

“Layer 7 CloudSpan Gateways help organizations securely connect to the cloud and gives service providers the ability to easily bring on enterprises,” said Paul Rochester, CEO of Layer 7. “Layer 7’s technology extends the boundaries of the enterprise, simplifying information sharing across organizational boundaries and the cloud. Long recognized as an industry leader in security and integration, Layer 7 offers an unrivaled set of solutions for the Cloud market.”

Layer 7 Technologies’ flagship line of SecureSpan™ and CloudSpan products provide connectivity, security and management controls for enterprises consuming cloud services and service providers delivering cloud services. This latest recognition of Layer 7’s industry-leading cloud solutions comes on the heels of CTO K. Scott Morrison’s nomination to SYS-CON’s Top 50 Bloggers on Cloud Computing list.

About Layer 7 Technologies
Layer 7 Technologies helps organizations secure and govern integrations that span the Internet and cloud. Through its award-winning line of SecureSpan SOA Gateways and CloudSpan Cloud Brokers, Layer 7 gives enterprises the ability to control identity, data security, SLA and visibility requirements for sharing application data and functionality across organizational boundaries. With over 150 customers spanning six continents, Layer 7 supports the most demanding commercial and government organizations. Layer 7 solutions are FIPS compliant, STIG vulnerability tested and have met Common Criteria EAL4+ security assurance.