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TargetX Awarded Enterprise-Ready Rating from the Skyhigh CloudTrust(TM) Program

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PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TargetX announced today that their industry leading CRM for higher education as well as their mobile suite of application review services for colleges and universities from recently acquired Matchbox, have been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of Enterprise-Ready. Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready cloud services are the select cloud services that fully satisfy the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices, and legal protection.

"TargetX is proud to receive this 'stamp of approval' but also pleased to see the growing acceptance of cloud-based solutions in higher education. Colleges are improving their efficiency while benefiting from increased security from our cloud-based Enterprise CRM," said Michael Crusi, co-founder and chief technology officer at TargetX.

Skyhigh identifies and classifies thousands of cloud services and provides an objective and detailed evaluation of the enterprise-readiness of each cloud service based on a detailed set of criteria developed in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The evaluation spans five categories:

  • Data attributes
  • User and device attributes
  • Service attributes
  • Business attributes
  • Legal attributes

"Selecting an enterprise-ready service like TargetX is critical, but performing product evaluations is expensive and time consuming, especially with the breadth of services available today," said Rajiv Gupta, founder and CEO of Skyhigh Networks. "The Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating streamlines the evaluation process by providing an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service's security controls and enterprise readiness."

About TargetX

Since 1998, TargetX has served as an innovative force in the field of higher education, helping colleges and universities customize and implement effective and of-the-moment technology solutions. A leading CRM company, TargetX provides an enterprise-wide solution to help colleges build relationships and forge lifelong communications with their most important constituencies, including prospective students, current students, alumni and potential donors. The company's Enterprise CRM is built on the powerful development platform of Salesforce.com — the worldwide leader in customer relationship management and a pioneer in cloud computing. With its 16-year reputation for innovative technology and industry expertise, TargetX has become one of the most trusted CRM providers in higher education.

About the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating

The Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating provides an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service's security controls and enterprise readiness based on a detailed set of criteria developed in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). Because Skyhigh produces the most extensive, current, and credible trust ratings for cloud services, enterprises rely on the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating to inform both decisions and policy pertaining to the use of cloud services in their environment.

CONTACT: TargetX Contact: Name: Kimberly Nagy Email: kim@kimnagy.com Skyhigh Networks Contact: Name: Katy Garlinghouse Email: katy@SkyhighNetworks.com

Source: TargetX