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Check Point Wins 2012 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Award for Network Security Vendor of the YearCheck Point Receives Award From Prestigious Analyst Firm Frost & Sullivan for the Third Consecutive Year (June 12, 2012)
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/12 -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that it has received the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Award for Network Security Vendor of the Year under the Enterprise Vendor Category. This is the third time Check Point has received this prestigious distinction, recognizing the company's continuous commitment to developing innovative security solutions that meet real customer needs.
The Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards are determined by an esteemed panel of judges, comprising of industry influencers, decision-makers and thought leaders from the ICT sector across Asia pacific as well as Frost & Sullivan ICT analyst team. With 30 awards conferred across different categories such as Enterprise Vendor, Telecom Vendor, Service Provider and Best of the Best, the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT awards recognize the outstanding companies that have pushed the boundaries of excellence in their respective industries in the past year.
"Check Point's robust growth went hand in hand with the improved economic situation particularly in the Asia Pacific region. This vendor's understanding of security is well reflected in their strategic approach which addresses people, technology and policies under their 3D Security vision. Check Point will likely be one of the few remaining pure-play security vendors that will continue to focus on providing the best security solutions to address the security needs for enterprises ranging from the SMB to the Ultra-demanding large enterprises," said Aliza Shima Kasim, industry analyst, network security, Asia Pacific ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan. "With continuous product innovation, strong local presence and channel expansion, Check Point is ready to capture the latest trends and emerging demand from the customers and will remain as one of the top players in APAC network security market."
"Check Point has a variety of well-established Internet security solutions that have tremendously contributed to our customers' security strategy. This award is well deserved and a testament to Check Point's expertise in IT security. M.Tech is honored to be Check Point's distributor and is confident that they will continue to provide such excellence," said Max Foo, regional director, South Asia, M.Tech.
"Check Point received the ICT Award for the third consecutive year, validating their continued commitment and outstanding achievements in the security industry. We are sure that Check Point will continue to deliver innovative products. We, as the largest distributor for Check Point in Japan, will work closely with them to provide solutions that meet customer needs," said Takahiro Sugimoto, president and chief executive officer at Asgent, Inc.
"We are very privileged to be awarded once again by respected analysts from Frost & Sullivan as 'Network Security Vendor of the Year.' The award means a great deal to us at Check Point because we have always taken great strides to stay ahead of emerging security threats, and most of all, to take care of our customers who entrust us with their mission-critical network security needs," said Itche Weinreb, vice president of Asia Pacific and Africa sales at Check Point. "We thank our valued customers, channel partners and the analysts from Frost & Sullivan for this honor."
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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with 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 develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.
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