CRN® Recognizes ShardSecure on the 2021 Emerging Vendors List

Jul 19, 2021, 10:20 ET

ShardSecure®, the world's most innovative provider of data security and privacy with Microshard™ technology, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ShardSecure to its 2021 Emerging Vendors list in the security category. This annual list honors new and up-and-coming technology vendors that have proven their commitment to innovation and growth within the larger IT channel. Organizations featured on the list—all six years old or younger—are selected across eight different categories: cloud, data center, security, big data, mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), storage, and networking/unified communications.

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