AppGate Network Security Positioned in the Magic Quadrant for SSL VPNs 2009

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AppGate Network Security, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned it in the Magic Quadrant report for SSL VPNs, 2009. i Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

"We are glad to see Gartner’s recognition, which we believe highlights our strong position in this space"

AppGate Network Security, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned it in the Magic Quadrant report for SSL VPNs, 2009.i

"We are glad to see Gartner’s recognition, which we believe highlights our strong position in this space. What AppGate offers differs from the traditional SSL VPN solution. AppGate is using SSH and delivers a complete business solution that stretches far beyond the original design boundaries of SSH", said Tomas Olovsson, AppGate CTO. “With our solution we take control of end point security and allow granular access to business critical information through policies, rules and roles” Olovsson continues.

Designed to protect corporate assets and services, AppGate’s system provides precise control and full monitoring of user access. The choice of SSH also makes the solution compatible with a large number of networking products on the market and it enables automated connections from computer systems. The concept behind the technology actually means that data and applications are more secure with AppGate, and AppGate’s products are used by a number of Government and defence organisations around the world as well as in the SME segment.

As always AppGate security servers build on existing proven functionality such as:

  •     Application Layer Firewall
  •     Mobile & Fixed VPN
  •     Granular & Role based Access Control
  •     End-point Security with device check

To appear in this Magic Quadrant, a vendor must meet Gartner's criteria for revenue, geographic presence, functional capabilities and "reference-ability".

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2009 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

In a world with fewer borders, the demand for network security changes from security at the perimeter, to security at the source. AppGate is the leader in this space, with a solution that protects applications, protects communication and secures end point devices. The AppGate solution supports all types of transmission, fixed, wireless and mobile and is easily integrated into any customer environment. AppGate has customers in 23 countries, many from market segments like defense, government and Fortune 500 companies.
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i Gartner “Magic Quadrant for SSL VPNs” by John Girard, 15 December 2009.

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