Modulo Earns Designation of “Best Buy” of 2014 in SC Magazine Risk & Policy Review

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Demonstrates major momentum for Modulo Risk Manager with “Best Buy” for three years and “5-stars” for four consecutive years.


Modulo Risk Manager v8.4 is a powerful tool that can deploy with little effort for out-of-the-box functionality.

Modulo, a leading provider of Technology Governance, Risk and announced today that Modulo Risk Manager has earned the coveted “Best Buy” designation and a “5-star” rating by SC Magazine in its June 2014 Group Test of Risk & Policy Management. “Best Buy” is assigned by the SC Lab to only one product that it rates as outstanding. Modulo was selected from among 22 products. The company earned the same honor in 2012 and 2011.

This announcement marks a major milestone for Modulo as the only GRC vendor to be awarded “Best Buy” for three years and “5-stars” for four consecutive years. Modulo is also one of a few select companies to be named a standout 2012 and 2013 SC Magazine Industry Innovator.

SC Magazine's technology editor Peter Stephenson reports that Modulo Risk Manager v8.4 is a “powerful tool that can deploy with little effort for out-of-the-box functionality, or users can put in the work to customize.” He notes the product’s strengths in the areas of reporting and visualization.

The review also highlights Modulo’s new GRC Intelligence module, a portal for integrating real-time information from any data source - including IT security, physical security and incident management tools, vendor surveys, social and mobile analytics, and more.

Other new features highlighted in the review include:

  •     Enterprise Risk Management (ERM): Fully integrated ERM module delivers broader reporting and visibility, including new key risk indicators.
  •     Vendor Risk Management: Integrates Shared Assessments out of the box and scales up to hundreds of thousands of third parties.
  •     Vulnerability Risk Management: Integrates vulnerability and threat management, leveraging findings from popular vulnerability scanners to aggregate and correlate the output against the assets.

SC Magazine Group Tests evaluate and rate products in six categories: Features, Ease of Use, Performance, Documentation, Support and Value for Money. Read the full review article here.

“A solution for GRC and risk management automation should above all generate value for the business. Value for the money is an essential component of the ‘Best Buy’ and this is why we have such pride in earning this recognition once again. We are committed to continually evolving our solutions to meet demanding customer needs and we commend SC Magazine on their extensive review process that helps the industry find solutions that fit their business needs,,” said Stephen Gant, Modulo’s Managing Director for North America.

Over 1,000 organizations around the world leverage Modulo’s flexible and affordable approach to manage risk, compliance, and business continuity across the enterprise and extended enterprise of third-party relationships. Customers report a high return on investment from a low cost, quickly implemented, and content-rich GRC solution. The product platform is available in three flexible license models: SaaS, perpetual-based on-premise software and subscription-based on-premise software.

About Modulo
Modulo is a leading global enterprise provider of Technology Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management solutions. Modulo’s award-winning Risk Manager™ provides hundreds of organizations worldwide with the tools they need to automate the entire GRC management process to monitor, manage and sustain adherence to policy and regulations while reducing enterprise risk and complexity. Customers span the financial, health care, retail, manufacturing, higher-education, telecom, energy and government sectors and include BASF, BC Hydro, Commercial Bank of Dubai, Microsoft, New York University Medical Center, Synovus Financial, and Schlumberger. Modulo has earned industry recognition as a 2012 Innovator of the Year and “5-Star” product review rating for three consecutive years by SC Magazine.

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