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Morgan Stanley Awards Zscaler Prestigious CTO Award for Innovation

Jun 07, 2017 3:17 PM EDT

Zscaler Cloud Security Platform Recognized for its Essential Role in Secure IT Transformation at Morgan Stanley

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2017) - Zscaler, Inc., the leading cloud security company, today announced it was awarded Morgan Stanley's prestigious "CTO Award for Innovation." Each year Morgan Stanley honors one technology solution it deems to be innovative and which made a significant impact on Morgan Stanley's business.

Zscaler received the CTO Innovation Award for its cloud-based security solution designed to protect the rapidly evolving mobile and wireless needs of Morgan Stanley's financial advisor employee base. Zscaler CEO Jay Chaudhry accepted the award at the 17th annual Morgan Stanley TechWeek and CTO Innovation Summit in Palo Alto, CA. The annual award honors technology solutions with innovative capabilities that materially transform technology at Morgan Stanley and result in better service for its clients.

"We are thrilled to recognize Zscaler today for their contribution in the cloud-driven information security arena," said Michael Poser, the Morgan Stanley CIO responsible for Enterprise Infrastructure and Cybersecurity. "Given the increasing complexity and rising threat environment, it's essential to partner with a service provider that empowers our mobile workforce to conduct their client business knowing they have the right protection in place. Strong industry partnerships with cutting-edge companies like Zscaler are a cornerstone of our technology strategy, allowing us to continuously innovate in a marketplace of rapidly evolving client needs and industry challenges."

"I am honored to accept this award on behalf of my team and in recognition of the great partnership we've established with Morgan Stanley," said Chaudhry. "Cloud security is at the heart of digital transformation, and we are proud of the pivotal role the Zscaler platform plays for the 5,000+ organizations we support."

About Zscaler
Zscaler, Inc., the leading cloud security company, is revolutionizing Internet security with the industry's first Security as a Service Platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500, protecting more than 15 million users worldwide against cyber-attacks and data breaches.

Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device or location -- 100% in the cloud. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing/advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence -- all without the need for on-premises hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at

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