Onapsis Enables Seamless and Secure SAP Cloud Migration to AWS at MercadoLibre

BOSTON, MA – January  29, 2018 – Onapsis, the global experts in SAP and Oracle application cybersecurity and compliance, today announced the company has enabled a secure migration spanning from on-premise to a public cloud provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) for MercadoLibre.

As part of a process to adopt new technologies and stay on the forefront of digital offerings, Onapsis was able to empower the security teams at MercadoLibre to become an enabler instead of a roadblock during the SAP cloud migration. With Onapsis, a certified AWS Partner, and the Onapsis Security Platform (OSP), a cloud-ready solution, the deployment on AWS was seamless and delivered an incredible time-to-value for MercadoLibre.

“Under AWS’s Shared Responsibility Model, we had a clear understanding of which aspects of security are provided by AWS and which we need to provide ourselves. With AWS committing to the security of the cloud, we knew we needed to fill the gap of protecting the specific applications and data we were migrating,” stated Jorge O’Higgins, Director of Cyber Security and Internal Systems at MercadoLibre.

"We were happy to realize that we could leverage our existing relationship with Onapsis to extend the coverage of OSP into our AWS cloud implementation, all while not compromising on visibility and security controls we currently have. Using OSP we were able to ensure control over the security and compliance of our critical SAP systems, regardless whether they are on-premise or in a public cloud," stated Sebastián Monaco, Cybersecurity Technical Leader at MercadoLibre.

Onapsis’s CEO, Mariano Nunez, commented, “Onapsis has become the de-facto standard for companies migrating SAP and Oracle ERP and business-critical applications to the Cloud. The Onapsis Security Platform works across all cloud environments, whether private, hybrid or public, and we continue to enable large enterprises adopt the benefits of the cloud faster, and securely. As a certified AWS Partner, I am proud to see that now MercadoLibre is not only able to perform vulnerability management on their cloud SAP implementation, but they are also able to continuously monitor and proactively secure these applications in their new cloud environment - a perfect complement for AWS’s built-in security capabilities.”

Further details can be found in the MercadoLibre Customer Success Story on onapsis.com. 

About Onapsis

Onapsis cybersecurity solutions automate the monitoring and protection of your SAP and Oracle applications, keeping them compliant and safe from insider and outsider threats. As the proven market leader, global enterprises trust Onapsis to protect the essential information and processes that run their businesses.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, Onapsis serves over 200 customers including many of the Global 2000. Onapsis's solutions are also the de-facto standard for leading consulting and audit firms such as Accenture, Deloitte, E&Y, IBM, KPMG and PwC.

Onapsis solutions include the Onapsis Security Platform™, which is the most widely-used SAP-certified cybersecurity solution on the market. Unlike generic security products, Onapsis's context-aware solutions deliver both preventative vulnerability and compliance controls, as well as real-time detection and incident response capabilities to reduce risks affecting critical business processes and data. Through open interfaces, the platform can be integrated with leading SIEM, GRC and network security products, seamlessly incorporating enterprise applications into existing vulnerability, risk and incident response management programs.

These solutions are powered by the Onapsis Research Labs, who continuously provide leading intelligence on security threats affecting SAP and Oracle enterprise applications. Experts at the Onapsis Research Labs were the first to lecture on SAP cyberattacks and have uncovered and helped fix hundreds of security vulnerabilities to-date affecting SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA, SAP Cloud and SAP Mobile applications, as well as Oracle JD Edwards and Oracle E-Business Suite platforms. Onapsis has been issued U.S. Patent No. 9,009,837 entitled “Automated Security Assessment of Business-Critical Systems and Applications,” which describes certain algorithms and capabilities behind the technology powering the Onapsis Security Platform™. This patented technology is well known, industry wide, and has gained Onapsis recognition on the Deloitte Technology Top 500, as a Red Herring North America Top 100 company and a SINET 16 Innovator.

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