Tehama’s cloud-based platform enables Backcountry to securely onboard global teams and temporary contractors
OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#quickconnectivity–Today, Tehama, the leading SaaS Platform for secure IT service delivery, announced that Backcountry, the premier online specialty retailer of outdoor gear, has chosen the Tehama platform to onboard global remote teams and temporary contract workers.
Backcountry’s corporate headquarters is located in Park City, Utah, and since 1996 has opened offices in multiple states in the U.S., Costa Rica, and Germany.
Backcountry is using Tehama to securely onboard remote employees and seasonal contract workers without shipping laptops. The platform enables remote teams to collaborate globally and scale their workforce up during busy periods. With Tehama, Backcountry has instant secure access controls, isolated and collaborative workspaces, and continuous monitoring to reduce risk when providing access to remote employees and temporary workers.
“Backcountry’s community of outdoor enthusiasts has rapidly expanded over the years, and as a result, we have a complex environment requiring fine-tuned access to critical applications for employees and contractors. We now have a real need for a platform like Tehama that enables us to provide controlled, restricted and fully auditable access for our workforce and contractors to internal systems without compromising security, all the while continuing to have a full audit trail of their connections,” said Leo Mata, Information Security Manager at Backcountry.
The Tehama platform offers instantly compliant SOC 2 Type II workspaces and helps to support other security and regulatory standards including GDPR, ISO 27001, OSFI, and PCI/DSS. Tehama also eliminates the risks of infected endpoint devices.
“Backcountry is leading the way by optimizing Tehama to ensure that their most valuable data assets and mission critical systems are secure,” said Gene Villeneuve, Tehama’s CRO. “With data breaches on the rise and making headlines daily, it’s best to take a proactive approach when it comes to securing the services supply chain.”
About TehamaTehama is the leading SaaS platform for secure IT Service Delivery. Tehama provides all the IT infrastructure needed for enterprises to connect, leverage, and grow global teams securely. With Tehama, enterprises quickly connect with increased security through virtual and secured perimeters that extend zero trust network access to global employees and 3rd-party IT services providers. Tehama is a SOC 2 Type II compliant platform that enables global enterprises to onboard, manage, scale, secure, and audit employees and 3rd-party IT service providers, while avoiding the costs and project delays associated with IT infrastructure procurement and deployment. Tehama also eliminates the risks of endpoint devices such as malware and lost or stolen data.
About BackcountryBackcountry.com is the premier online specialty retailer of outdoor gear for snow sports, hiking, camping, paddling, biking, climbing, fly fishing, and more, including a wide selection of premium apparel, both technical and casual. Backcountry’s mission is to connect people to their passions by supplying customers with the gear, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to chase down life’s greatest moments. Backcountry does this by providing the biggest and best assortment of premium outdoor products, personalized Gearhead expertise, inspirational content, a superior shopping experience, and lightning-fast fulfillment. The Backcountry family of companies includes Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport.com, Steep&Cheap, and Bergfreunde.de, which is based in Germany.
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