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Check Point Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the Mobile Data Protection Magic QuadrantCheck Point's Data Security Brings Proven Encryption to Enterprise Endpoints (November 04, 2009)
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/04/09 -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has placed Check Point in the leaders quadrant in the research company's recent Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection.(1)
"We believe Check Point's leader position reflects our strong vision and execution in delivering to businesses secure and simple to use data protection solutions," said Juliette Sultan, head of global marketing at Check Point. "Check Point data encryption products are preferred by companies across the globe because of the products' scalability, ease of deployment, and unified management and client with endpoint security."
In addition to Full Disk Encryption for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux-based computers, Check Point offers customers port and removable media protection through Check Point Media Encryption and mobile phone encryption. The solutions can be deployed independently or as part of Check Point Endpoint Security, the first and only single agent that combines all the critical components for total security on the endpoint. Check Point encryption products are quick and simple to deploy, scale to any size organization, are proven in many industry and government deployments around the world, and support the broadest set of platforms.
According to Gartner, "Leaders have products that work well for Gartner clients in small and large deployments. They have long-term road maps that follow and/or influence Gartner's vision of the developing needs of buyers in the market. Leaders make their competitors' sales staffs nervous and force competitors' technical staffs to follow their lead. Their MDP products are well-known to clients, and they are frequently found on RFP shortlists."
"Check Point data security products assure businesses that their information is secure," said Alberto Dosal, president and chief executive officer at Compuquip Technologies. "In addition to industry-leading encryption capabilities, Check Point's solutions require minimal administration and end-user involvement, thereby reducing operational costs for customers."
Check Point's Mobile Data Protection leader position is based on an evaluation of completeness of vision and ability to execute. Magic Quadrant Research is a qualitative evaluation of a set of vendors in a specific market. For more information about Check Point Data Security solutions, visit www.checkpoint.com/products/datasecurity/pc/index.html.
For more Information about Check Point Endpoint Security solutions, visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/endpoint_security/index.html.
About the Gartner 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.
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), worldwide leader in securing the Internet, is the only vendor to deliver Total Security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework. Check Point provides customers uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to innovate with the development of the Software Blade architecture. The dynamic Software Blade architecture delivers secure, flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization or environment. Check Point customers include tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.
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(1) September 1, 2009: Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection, by John Girard and Ray Wagner
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