Criterion Networks Gains SOC 2 Type 1 Certification for Criterion SDCloud Enablement Platform

Enterprise Security Magazine | Friday, August 14, 2020

Srinivas Vegesna, CEO

Accreditation is a Gold Standard for data security, advancing Criterion's trusted position with managed service providers and enterprises globally.

FREMONT, CA: Criterion Networks is a leading network transformation enabler for managed service providers and enterprises, announced today that it had completed the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 certification for the Criterion SDCloud® platform. The severe audit validates the Criterion SDCloud® platform as a completely secure SaaS product following stringent best practices and controls during the development, testing, information security, physical security, data management, and data storage.

"We are delighted to have received this highly regarded accreditation," says Srinivas Vegesna, CEO of Criterion Networks. "It's a testament to our continued commitment to ensuring we offer the most secure and trusted network transformation enablement platform for our managed service provider and enterprise customers."

The Criterion SDCloud® platform enables the managed service providers and enterprises to provide a range of hosted services and custom cloud enablement solutions to fulfill the service and network life cycle needs. Managed service providers rely on the Criterion SDCloud for new service creation, customer activation, go-to-market execution, and operations. Enterprise customers trust the Criterion SDCloud for complicated network changes initiatives and ongoing lifecycle management.

Created by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), SOC 2 Type 1 certification is massively recognized as the gold standard for data security. Certification and accreditation need a SaaS provider to establish and follow strict information security policies and procedures related to customer data, privacy, and confidentiality.

Criterion Networks provides an industry-leading enablement cloud platform that augments the service and network transformation requirements of the managed service providers and enterprises. The Criterion SDCloud® platform offers a custom cloud-based enablement solutions addressing the lifecycle needs across new service creation, deployment, go-to-market execution, and operations. The world's biggest managed service providers and enterprises depend on Criterion and the Criterion SDCloud platform for a wide range of highly complex transformation use cases involving SD-WAN, security, virtual network services, and container networking 5G.

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