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Denim Group Teams with Rackspace Hosting

As more companies move applications into the Cloud, new security concerns arise

Denim Group, an IT consultancy that develops secure software and helps organizations assess and mitigate risks with their existing software, announced today that it has entered into a Professional and Consulting Services Partner Agreement with Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the leader and specialist in hosting. Through this relationship, Denim Group will provide application security services for Rackspace and its clients. A related video may be viewed at:

“For companies looking to migrate to Hosted and Cloud applications, Denim Group can help evaluate and recommend security strategies in this new business paradigm,” said John Engates, CTO of Rackspace Hosting. “Our relationship with Denim Group, allows us to extend our consulting services to provide deeper offerings in the application security services market. Denim Group has a track record of proven delivery with Rackspace, and the fact that we’re both located in San Antonio makes this relationship even more beneficial.”

As part of the relationship, Denim Group will conduct code reviews, deliver secure software development training, and evaluate software development strategies for Rackspace clients. “We are pleased to join forces with Rackspace in providing additional support in this area,” stated Dan Cornell, Principal of Denim Group. “Hosted and Cloud computing have certain risks, making security more important than ever. By teaming with Rackspace, customers can now have a more complete set of service options in order to secure their custom software.”

About Denim Group

Denim Group develops secure software, helps organizations assess and mitigate risk with existing software, and provides training on best practices in software security. Denim Group has worked with a range of Fortune 500 companies and public sector organizations, bringing a focused software development approach to the world of software security. The Company provides clients with secure .NET and Java development services and remediates serious software flaws in existing application portfolios. Denim Group also identifies vulnerabilities and quantifies risks that vulnerable applications represent through assessments, code reviews, and application-focused penetration testing. Training complements Denim Group’s development and testing services by helping organizations build an internal competency in secure software development and testing through a combined classroom instruction and e-Learning approach.

Denim Group is a strong contributor to the larger application security community, and has been involved with the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) since shortly after its inception. Additionally, Denim Group was ranked 1101 in Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America in 2008.