2014-08-06 06:15:36 - Unified Security Management and Threat Intelligence provider included in Gartner Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management
AlienVault, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, announced today that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2014 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management.” In addition, AlienVault was included in the “Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management” report.
As one of 15 companies included in the Magic Quadrant, and the only company to be positioned in the Visionaries quadrant, AlienVault was recognized for its ability to execute and completeness of vision. AlienVault provides asset discovery, file integrity monitoring, vulnerability assessment and both host-based and network-based intrusion detection system (IDS) capabilities, all of which are built into its Unified Security Management platform.
“For the third year in
a row, Gartner has positioned AlienVault in the Visionaries quadrant and this year we are the only vendor included, which we believe is great validation of our unique approach to addressing today’s advanced threats,” said Barmak Meftah, AlienVault President and CEO. “We are on a mission to simplify the way security professionals detect and mitigate threats by unifying the technology and crowd-sourced threat intelligence into an easy-to-use, complete and affordable solution for companies of all sizes, especially the underserved midmarket.”
AlienVault was also included again this year in Gartner’s “Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management” report, which is written to help SIEM buyers to define their requirements and select the appropriate technology. In the report, AlienVault was assessed for common use cases such as SIEM, threat management and compliance.
“We are extremely delighted and would this opportunity to congratulate AlienVault for this splendid feat once again this year. We are confident with this unique achievement enterprises would be more than willing to adopt this technology at their premises,” Mohammad Mobasseri, CEO at emt Distribution said, “This will also boost the confidence of our channel partners and help them open up new avenues for business in the region.”
emt Distribution is authorised to distribute AlienVault products in Middle East.