Channel Reseller News (CRN) has declared Avanan one of the 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors of the 2016 Cloud 100. This is tremendous recognition for Avanan, having launched from stealth only a few months ago.

As more companies make the move to adopt the cloud, the importance of cloud security vendors and their offerings is at an all-time high. According to research firm Gartner's predictions for 2016, security needs to be top of mind for companies as they extend their business processes to the cloud. That includes securing workloads, data, and accessing the security of cloud providers, the research firm said. Big-name vendors and startups alike are looking to capitalize on the continued shift to the cloud, jumping into the market with security solutions for data, containers, applications, and more. Take a look at 20 of the coolest security-focused companies that are shaking up the market this year.

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