TraceSecurity Reports 2013 Growth a Result of TraceCSO’s Cloud Delivery and Fast Deployment

  TraceSecurity Reports 2013 Growth a Result of TraceCSO’s Cloud Delivery and   Fast Deployment  Software and Partner Program Momentum Expected to Propel Company into 2014  Business Wire  BATON ROUGE, La. -- February 12, 2014  TraceSecurity, a pioneer in cloud-based IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that the company had exceeded expectations for 2013 and, as a result, is expecting to see a continued growth trajectory in 2014.  TraceSecurity continued to gain exponential traction for TraceCSO, the company’s cloud-based software solution, across a variety of industry verticals in 2013, with new enhancements to the popular product added in July and November. In February, the company announced a key integration partnership with Qualys Inc.; then followed in March with the launch of the company’s formal channel partner program. As a result of these and other accomplishments, Enterprise Management Group in September recognized TraceSecurity as a “Vendor to Watch” within the IT GRC security space in the coming months and years.  “We are exceedingly humbled by the company’s achievements this past year,” said Peter Stewart, TraceSecurity president and CEO. “With a great team and a tremendous amount of dedication we have successfully delivered a new standard in information security, compliance and risk management. In 2014, we will raise the bar again, focusing on continued partner support and seamless integration technologies. Our products will provide even more built-in information security expertise and tutorials, enhanced regulatory change management, GUI optimization and improved reporting capabilities.”  Other key TraceSecurity milestones in 2013 included:    *The company recorded a record year for customer additions, exceeding some     1,700 total clients and with an equally impressive 90+ percent retention     rate.   *Launched just over a year ago, TraceSecurity has implemented 250 TraceCSO     organizations across industries including financial services, healthcare,     education, legal and technology; and, is expected to more than triple this     number by year’s end.   *TraceSecurity launched its channel partner program for VARs, Managed     Service Providers and consulting firms. The program has delivered solid,     early growth, providing partners with comprehensive solutions that are     easy to manage and complement their existing offerings. TraceSecurity     added more than 50 new partners last year.   *To expand initiatives aimed at growing the awareness of TraceCSO,     TraceSecurity exhibited at more than 25 tradeshows and spoke at more than     20 industry events.   *TraceSecurity released enhancements to its flag-ship software solution,     TraceCSO, extending its leading risk management capabilities and helping     organizations implement information security programs more quickly than     ever before. TraceCSO’s risk assessment capabilities are market-leading     and allow organizations to complete an assessment 90 percent faster than     similar market solutions, reduce inventory controls by some 80 percent,     and reduce total TraceCSO implementation time by up to 90 percent on     average.  AboutTraceSecurity  TraceSecurity, a leading pioneer in cloud-based security solutions, provides IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management solutions.The company’s cloud-based services help organizations achieve, maintain and demonstrate security compliance while significantly improving their security posture.With more than 1,700 customers, TraceSecurity supports the security and risk management efforts of organizations in financial services, healthcare, high-tech, insurance, government, education and other regulated sectors. Founded in 2004, the company has executive offices in Silicon Valley and offices in Baton Rouge, La. For more information, call (225) 612-2121 or visitwww.tracesecurity.com.  © 2014 TraceSecurity. TraceSecurity and TraceCSO are registered trademarks of TraceSecurity. Other trademarks are property of their respective companies. All rights reserved worldwide.  Contact:  TraceSecurity Ashley Swanson, 225-215-2493 Director of Marketing ashleys@tracesecurity.com