It’s been a good day for the Santa Clara, Calif. security company Palerra.
In addition to raising a $17 million Series B round of funding, the startup—formerly known as Apprity before leaving stealth in November—has gotten another feather in its cap. It has been named one of research firm Gartner’s « cool vendors in risk management, » along with two other firms: Australia-based Camms and CXOWARE in Spokane, Wash.
The Gartner [fortune-stock symbol= »IT »] tout is as much an endorsement of an emerging company’s technology as it is of its intangible aspects, like culture and success. « They’re a signal of what’s coming in the future, » says Gartner VP, Michele Cantara in a video explaining the distinction.
Palerra’s product—a browser-based « software as a service » platform that detects threats and anomalies and automatically works to mitigate them—is called LORIC. The technology uses data modeling to help manage users’ access to cloud services…
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