MSPAlliance Launches Incentive Program for Certified MSPs Using Gemalto’s Secure Cloud Access Solution
Campaign Reinforces Importance of a Globally Accepted Unified Certification Standard for Cloud and Managed Service Providers
ORLANDO, Fla. and CHICO, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — From MSPWorld 2014 in Orlando, the International Association of Cloud and Managed Service Providers (@MSPAlliance), introduced an incentive program with Gemalto designed to further the “We Support the Standard” initiative.
As part of this campaign, Gemalto will offer new and recurring United Certification Standard (UCS) certified cloud and managed service providers (MSPs) unlimited use of CloudEntr, Gemalto’s secure single sign-on solution with multi-factor authentication, at no extra charge ahead of the solution’s MSP Partner Program launch set for the second half of 2014. Upon launch, certified providers may enroll as Premiere Partners receiving subscription discounts for resell, premiere co-marketing activities, and Product Advisor status.
“MSPAlliance’s We Support the Standard initiative is a milestone effort in consumer protection by independently verifying the competency and practices of cloud providers and MSPs. We are pleased to work with the MSPAlliance in helping customers benefit from trusted, secure and convenient access to the cloud applications and resources that power today’s businesses,” said Vice President Business Development & Strategy for CloudEntr at Gemalto, Tom Smith.
The We Support the Standard initiative was developed to encourage solutions providers to undergo the UCS audit and certification process, furthering the mission of industry alignment, self-regulation and governance, in addition to protecting the consumers of managed and cloud services.
Charles Weaver, CEO of MSPAlliance added, “CloudEntr is the ideal complement to our We Support the Standard initiative, motivating service providers to secure their own identity and access management activities and that of their customers. We applaud Gemalto for their commitment and advocacy.”
For more information or to enroll in the incentive program, please visit www.cloudentr.com/partners or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on how to join the “We Support the Standard” campaign, please contact email@example.com, or visit www.mspalliance.com/certifications/we-support-the-standard.
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