Morgan Stanley Awards Zscaler Prestigious CTO Award

Zscaler Cloud Security Platform Recognized for its Essential Role in Secure IT Transformation at Morgan Stanley




San Jose, California, June 7, 2017


Zscaler, Inc., the leading cloud security company, today announced it was awarded Morgan Stanley’s prestigious “CTO Award for Innovation.” Each year Morgan Stanley honors one technology solution it deems to be innovative and which made a significant impact on Morgan Stanley's business.

Zscaler received the CTO Innovation Award for its cloud-based security solution designed to protect the rapidly evolving mobile and wireless needs of Morgan Stanley’s financial advisor employee base. Zscaler CEO Jay Chaudhry accepted the award at the 17th annual Morgan Stanley TechWeek and CTO Innovation Summit in Palo Alto, CA. The annual award honors technology solutions with innovative capabilities that materially transform technology at Morgan Stanley and result in better service for its clients.

“We are thrilled to recognize Zscaler today for their contribution in the cloud-driven information security arena,” said Michael Poser, the Morgan Stanley CIO responsible for Enterprise Infrastructure and Cybersecurity. “Given the increasing complexity and rising threat environment, it’s essential to partner with a service provider that empowers our mobile workforce to conduct their client business knowing they have the right protection in place. Strong industry partnerships with cutting-edge companies like Zscaler are a cornerstone of our technology strategy, allowing us to continuously innovate in a marketplace of rapidly evolving client needs and industry challenges.”

“I am honored to accept this award on behalf of my team and in recognition of the great partnership we’ve established with Morgan Stanley,” said Chaudhry. “Cloud security is at the heart of digital transformation, and we are proud of the pivotal role the Zscaler platform plays for the 5000+ organizations we support.”


About Zscaler

Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) enables the world’s leading organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access™ and Zscaler Private Access™, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100 percent cloud-delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, Zscaler operates a multi-tenant distributed cloud security platform, protecting thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @zscaler.

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