Check Point Software Technologies Named a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls) for Seventh Consecutive Year
SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, today announced it has been recognized as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (UTM). It is the seventh consecutive year that Check Point has been listed as a Leader for UTM.
Check Point’s Next Generation Firewall ( Check Point Security Gateways ) continues to have one of the largest UTM market shares and continues to focus on enhancing threat prevention technologies, including anti-ransomware and CPU level emulation capabilities. Its solutions assist companies in protecting their data from advanced fifth-generation threats and attacks.
According to Gartner: “By 2023, 30% of small and midsize organizations selecting firewalls for new deployments will choose to select firewalls with mature endpoint correlation capabilities for better advanced threat prevention, up from less than 5% today.”
With a comprehensive suite of solutions for SMB and enterprises, Check Point Infinity architecture delivers the most innovative and effective security across all network segmentations, keeping customers protected against large-scale fifth-generation cyber threats. Check Point’s Infinity architecture offers:
-- The most advanced threat prevention: SandBlast continues to innovate and enhance anti-ransomware and CPU-level emulation capabilities, improving performance, prevention and protection against zero-day exploits. -- Wholeness of security vision: Protecting small-to-midsize enterprises against even the most sophisticated attacks with a comprehensive product portfolio, including Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW) and a focused SMB strategy providing multiple UTM models supporting Internet, VDSL and 4G/LTE interfaces with built-in routing capabilities to the enterprise. -- Largest offering of security solutions: Covering network security, cloud security, mobile and endpoint security, Check Point security gateways features include granular, network-based DLP with more than 700 premade data types for Web, FTP and email traffic. -- Top-tier security management, R80.10: Featuring centralized management control across all networks and cloud environments, increasing operational efficiency and lowering the complexity of managing your security.
“Check Point is proud to be recognized as a Leader for the seventh consecutive year in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunctional Firewalls),” said Peter Alexander, Chief Marketing Officer at Check Point. “In today’s fifth-generation cyber-attack environment, it’s crucial to take the necessary measures toward a better secured architecture. Businesses must fortify themselves with threat prevention – not just detection – technology that will combat large scale, multi-vector attacks before they happen.”
For more information about today’s announcement, read a complimentary copy of the report on 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunctional Firewalls).
Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls), Rajpreet Kaur | Claudio Neiva, 20 September 2018.
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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ( www.checkpoint.com ) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to corporate enterprises and governments globally. Its solutions protect customers from 5th-generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other targeted attacks. Check Point offers a multilevel security architecture with our new Gen V advanced threat prevention that protects all networks, cloud and mobile operations of a business against all known attacks combined with the industry’s most comprehensive and intuitive single point of control management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.
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