Datapipe Adds NeXpose to Managed Security and Compliance Solution


Jersey City, NJ — April 20, 2010 — Datapipe, a leading provider of managed hosting and security services, announced today a contract with Rapid7® to utilize its Vulnerability Assessment solution NeXpose as part of its managed security services and PCI DSS compliance solution. NeXpose delivers an unrivaled breadth of unified vulnerability scanning and was ranked the highest possible rating of “strong-positive” in Gartner’s MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment 2010.

“Vulnerability Assessment is a critical component of our managed security and PCI DSS Compliance solution,” said Joel Friedman, Datapipe’s Chief Security Officer. “We conducted a rigorous investigation and testing process of market leading vulnerability scanners. NeXpose™ stood out from the competition for efficiency, accuracy, and reporting. The solution also identified the highest number of vulnerabilities. Their central, web-based console equips our clients with actionable reporting so they can proactively protect their sensitive data and significantly mitigate risk,” Friedman explained.

NeXpose scans Web applications, databases, networks, operating systems and other software products to locate threats, assess their risk to the environment, and devise a remediation plan. Providing comprehensive vulnerability management and risk reporting NeXpose allows the broadest asset protection possible. NeXpose scans for over 14,000 vulnerabilities with more than 54,500 vulnerability checks against 1,500 devices in networks, operating systems, Web applications and databases across a wide range of platforms.

Datapipe offers a comprehensive suite of managed security and compliance solutions. Datapipe was among the first to achieve Level 1 PCI Certified Service Provider status and is an active member of the PCI Security Standards Council.


About Rapid7

Rapid7 is the leading provider of unified vulnerability management, compliance, and penetration testing solutions, delivering actionable intelligence about an organization’s entire IT environment.  Rapid7 offers the only integrated threat management solution that enables organizations to implement and maintain best practices and optimize their network security, Web application security and database security strategies. www.rapid7.com