December 4, 2023

Privacera Shortlisted as Best Cloud Data Management Solution

FREMONT, Calif.– December 4, 2023 – Privacera, the AI and data security governance company founded by the creators of Apache Ranger™, has been shortlisted as Best Cloud Data Management Solution in the 2023-2024 Cloud Awards program, for the second year in a row. The Cloud Awards promotes and celebrates excellence and innovation in cloud computing globally, and across multiple industry sectors. 

“Cloud-based and AI-driven technologies are rapidly evolving, as are the challenges and threats that enterprises face as they leverage their data within those landscapes. Privacera is committed to helping organizations harness the full potential of their data and AI capabilities without compromising security,” said Balaji Ganesan, CEO and co-founder, Privacera. “We sincerely appreciate the Cloud Awards program for recognizing Privacera with the Best Cloud Data Management Solution shortlist. As the world grapples with the complexities of AI governance, our latest innovation, Privacera AI Governance (PAIG) is a testament to Privacera’s commitment to providing a solution that is both timely and needed across enterprises.”

Following the general availability announcement of Privacera AI Governance (PAIG), the industry’s first AI governance solution in October, Privacera recently announced its new integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), strengthening security measures for foundational models (FMs) utilized in generative AI applications. This integration underscores Privacera’s ongoing commitment to leading the industry with the best and the most comprehensive solutions for AI data security governance.

Head of Operations for The Cloud Awards, James Williams, said, “This year, the tech industry experienced some challenges, but we have also seen another remarkable year of innovation in the Cloud. We’ve seen interest in artificial intelligence (AI) and automated machine learning grow as companies strategize ways to implement the tools into their business models. This is why this year’s Cloud Awards shortlist is even more special.”

About the Cloud Awards      

The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud as we move into 2023 and beyond. Categories include the Software as a Service award, Most Promising Start-Up, and “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution.       

About Privacera

Privacera, based in Fremont, CA, was founded in 2016 by the creators of Apache Ranger™ and Apache Atlas. Delivering trusted and timely access to data consumers, Privacera provides data privacy, security, and governance through its SaaS-based unified data and AI security platform. Privacera’s latest innovation, Privacera AI Governance (PAIG), is the industry’s first AI data security governance solution. Privacera serves Fortune 500 clients across finance, insurance, life sciences, retail, media, consumer, and government entities. The company achieved AWS Data and Analytics Competency Status, and partners with and supports leading data sources, including AWS, Snowflake, Databricks, Azure and Google. Privacera is recognized as a leader in the 2023 GigaOm Radar for Data Governance; was named a 2022 CISO Choice Awards Finalist; and received the 2022 Digital Innovator Award. The company is also named a “Sample Vendor” for data security platforms in the Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Data Security, 2023. Learn more at

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