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BrightEdge’s S3 Platform Now Enterprise-Grade

BrightEdge Platform Now Offers Redundant Data Centers, ISO/IEC 27001 Standards, Certification, Hadoop Clusters and EU/Swiss Safe Harbor

San Mateo, Calif – December 14, 2011BrightEdge, the leading site, search and social management platform for global enterprises, today unveiled that it has added enterprise-grade readiness to its BrightEdge S3 platform, making it the first offering to include redundant data centers, ISO/IEC 27001 standards, Hadoop clusters, certification and EU/Swiss Safe Harbor.

The robust offering is a response to leading organizations’ expectation of BrightEdge to provide secure, reliable and scalable enterprise-grade infrastructure to support their digital marketing efforts. In a survey of more than 300 leading retailers, publishers, consumer brands, 84 percent indicated that they require enterprise-grade infrastructure for the SEO operations. Similar to the early SaaS vendors, who were the first to focus on development of enterprise-ready platforms, customers’ now expect leading cloud software companies to safeguard their investments.

"As a cloud company we get how important enterprise-grade infrastructure is," said Andrew Taylor, Search Marketing Manager, Citrix Systems. "Any amount of down-time from our partners is unacceptable and our SEO and social monitoring operations is no exception. BrightEdge has shown from day-one that they are deeply committed to providing the necessary tools to protect our investments."

“Our executive team comes from an enterprise background, and know how important it is to provide clients with robust infrastructure for global, mission critical operations,” said Jim Yu, CEO of BrightEdge. “Our customers have been very clear that they require enterprise-grade infrastructure to ensure that their businesses are protected. I’m very pleased to be able to offer them with a robust infrastructure to provide them with peace of mind.”

  • Secure – Customers are provided with secure protection on par with global and local standards – complying with ISO/IEC 27001 standards – as certified by British Standards Institution ensuring security of BrightEdge customer’s data in our information systems. BrightEdge is EU and Swiss Safe Harbor certified, guaranteeing compliance with stringent data privacy laws in the European Union and Switzerland.
  • Reliable – Five-fold replication of data delivers a high level of redundancy and fail over, resulting in an uptime of more than 99.99 percent. BrightEdge disaster recovery tools and alternative data centers – far removed from existing data centers – provides uninterrupted availability for app and data.
  • Scalable – Multi-pod architecture distributes loads across five pods in North America and Europe, ensuring that each pod scales with customer needs without impacting performance. A Big Data foundation based on Hadoop clusters, means BrightEdge can deliver actionable analytics-driven insights based on a crawl, and analysis of unlimited keywords, pages and back links.

Learn more about enterprise grade SEO at www.brightedge.com/enterprise-seo

About BrightEdge

BrightEdge is the leading site, search and social management solution for global enterprises, helping more than 1,100 of the world’s largest brands stay ahead in the rapidly evolving Internet landscape.
BrightEdge S3 drives more than $3 billion in organic search across industries, harnessing the power of analytics to drive revenue from web sites, search engines and social networks across the globe in a measurable, predictable way. BrightEdge is based in San Mateo, CA and is privately held with financing from Battery Ventures, Altos Ventures and Illuminate Ventures.

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