Lumension Recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

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Endpoint management solution highlighted for historical strengths and improved features.

Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite-Visionary in Gartner’s latest “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.”

Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite was recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s latest “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.”

We’re honored to be selected as part of Gartner’s elite Endpoint Protection Platforms Magic Quadrant for the second year running, said Pat Clawson, CEO and chairman, Lumension.

Lumension®, the global leader in endpoint management and security, today announced their Endpoint Management and Security Suite (L.E.M.S.S.) was recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s latest “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.”1 Recognized for the second consecutive year after adding an anti-malware engine to its PC configuration life cycle management (PCLM) suite, L.E.M.S.S. was commended this year for its historical strength in patch management as well as its encryption and application control capabilities.

In order to be included in the Magic Quadrant for Endpoint protection, vendor solutions had to first demonstrate a wide array of expertise in protecting the endpoint before further being considered. Specific qualifications include: detect and clean malware features, provide a personal firewall and HIPS for servers and PCs; include centralized management, configuration and reporting capabilities for servers and PCs and to sufficiently support companies of 5,000 geographically dispersed endpoints; and provide global service and support.

Gartner defines “visionary” companies as those investing in “leading-edge features, such as advanced malware protection, data protection and/or management capabilities – that will be significant in the next generation of products, and will give buyers access to improved security and management.” Visionaries are often chosen for their best-of-breed features.

“We’re honored to be selected as part of Gartner’s elite Endpoint Protection Platforms Magic Quadrant for the second year running,” said Pat Clawson, CEO and chairman, Lumension. “We’ve worked very hard over the last year to continuously improve our products, including the integration of Device Control onto the L.E.M.S.S. platform and renewing our Security Content Automation Protocol certification with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.”

L.E.M.S.S. simplifies system management, expands operational visibility and delivers more effective security through the integration of Lumension Patch and Remediation, Security Configuration Management, Power Management and Content Wizard. Lumension Intelligent Whitelisting is available on L.E.M.S.S., as well as additional modules, including Lumension Application Control, Lumension AntiVirus, Lumension Device Control and Lumension Disk Encryption.

1 The Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms was written by Peter Firstbrook, John Girard and Neil MacDonald and published January 16, 2012. Gartner's ID number for the report is G00219355. Gartner clients can access the report from http://www.gartner.com.

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About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2011 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.

About Lumension Security, Inc.
Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets. Lumension enables more than 5,100 customers worldwide to achieve optimal security and IT success by delivering a proven and award-winning solution portfolio that includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data Protection, Antivirus and Reporting and Compliance offerings. Lumension is known for providing world-class customer support and services 24x7, 365 days a year. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has operations worldwide, including Virginia, Texas, Utah, Florida, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. Lumension: IT Secured. Success Optimized.™ More information can be found at lumension.com.

Lumension, the Lumension logo, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lumension Security, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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