TechValidate Research on Cisco Cloudlock

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148 Customers Surveyed

1,190 Data Points Collected

135 Published TechFacts

23 Published Case Studies



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Cisco Cloudlock Customer Testimonial

Cisco offers a CASB solution for our G Suite environment that is much less expensive than Google’s offering (G Suite Enterprise).

Michael Tyniec, IT Vice President, AKRF

Cisco Cloudlock Customer Testimonial

Cloudlock has given us App Control and insight to information that should not be stored by users in the cloud.

Bryan Johnson, Network Administrator, Wisconsin Public Schools

Cisco Cloudlock Case Study

Large Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise professional services company is based on a December 2017 survey of Cisco Cloudlock customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“I like Cloudlock’s ease of deployment, simple policy management, and the fact that I don’t need a large team to manage it.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Cloudlock:

  • Purchased Cloudlock to solve the following challenges:
    • More securely enable cloud app adoption
    • Protect sensitive organizational data
    • Meet compliance and governance requirements
    • Provide visibility into connected cloud apps

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco Cloudlock that the surveyed company uses:

  • Purchased Cloudlock for the following reason:
    • Ease of deployment
    • Ease of use
    • Comprehensiveness of the solution
    • API-based approach
  • For connected applications, Cloudlock helped them to:
    • Identify theĀ OAuth applications users have self-enabled
    • Understand the risk of OAuth applications connected to their environment
    • Block malicious and/or overprivileged applications
    • Sanction applications organization-wide

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Cisco Cloudlock:

  • Realized value from Cloudlock in < 1 hour.
  • Achieved the following outcomes with Cloudlock:
    • Improved compliance posture and lowered risk
    • Achieved control over third-party cloud apps
    • Improved visibility into cloud usage
    • Increased confidence in expanding their use of cloud applications
  • Decreased their data exposure with the use of Cloudlock by 60%.
  • States that Cloudlock’s role in their cloud app security is critical.

Cisco Cloudlock Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of an educational institution is based on a December 2017 survey of Cisco Cloudlock customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Cloudlock helps us with internal compliance for high-risk data applications in the cloud.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Cloudlock:

  • Purchased Cloudlock to solve the following challenges:
    • Protect sensitive organizational data
    • Meet compliance and governance requirements
    • Better detect insider threats
    • Provide visibility into connected cloud apps

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco Cloudlock that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Purchased Cloudlock for the following reason:
    • API-based approach
  • For connected applications, Cloudlock helped them to:
    • Understand the risk of OAuth applications connected to their environment

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Cisco Cloudlock:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with Cloudlock:
    • Improved compliance posture and lowered risk
    • Achieved control over third-party cloud apps


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About Cisco Cloudlock

Cisco Cloudlock is a cloud-native cloud access security broker (CASB) that helps you move to the cloud safely. It protects your cloud users, data, and apps.

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