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M86 Security Reels in Recognition Around the World for Technology, Products and Channel LeadershipDozens of Awards Honor Company for Innovative Technology, Secure Web Gateway Market Leadership and Channel Commitment (January 10, 2012)
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/12 -- Over the past year, organizations and government agencies experienced security breaches and incidents at alarming rates due to an increase in complex targeted attacks. Based on its unique ability to protect organizations from these types of zero-day malware threats, M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, received prominent industry awards and highly-acclaimed reviews from across the globe, including organizations in the U.S., UK, Australia, and Germany as well as across multiple industry sectors. The list of commendations received in 2011 highlights the company's innovative technology, commitment to its channel, and its leadership position in the Secure Web Gateway market segment.
"We are proud that our innovative technologies and products protect organizations and help them conduct their business securely," says John Vigouroux, Chief Executive Officer, M86 Security. "Knowing that our industry and peers value our contributions to Web and email security is extremely gratifying and affirms our position as a leader in advanced malware threat and content protection."
For technology innovation and company growth, M86 Security was honored with the following prestigious awards in 2011:
- Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy of the Year: The company received the award in the content filtering category based on breadth of product line, size of addressable customer base, impact on customer value and market share and breadth of markets served.
- Inc. 5000: For the second year in a row, the company made the list of fastest growing private companies in America. This year M86 Security ranked as number 1203.
- Everything Channel's CRN List of 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors: The M86 Secure Web Service Hybrid made the Top 20 Cloud Security Vendor List for two years running.
- CESG Claims Tested Mark: The M86 Secure Web Gateway gained accreditation after independent testing by UK Government Information Assurance Body.
- German IT Security Innovation Award: The M86 Secure Web Gateway was a winner in the product innovation category.
- Tech & Learning Magazine Award of Excellence: The M86 Secure Web Gateway and M86 Web Filtering and Reporting Suite were honored as "Best Upgraded Products," and M86 VuSafe was named to the "Best New Product" category in the Ed Tech market.
- SC Magazine Innovators Award: Once more, M86 Security was honored as one of the year's most innovative companies, as part of the perimeter defense category.
M86 Security led the Secure Web Gateway market, as validated by the following awards and product accolades:
- ITPro UK Product Review: Receiving five out of six stars, the M86 Secure Web Gateway solution was cited for taking "a highly proactive stance tackling new web threats."
- GCN A+ Rating: The M86 Secure Web Gateway received outstanding reviews for its ability to protect on-premises and remote users from Web threats.
- SC Magazine 5-Star Rating, Anti-Malware Review: The M86 Secure Web Gateway received high praise for offering "a unique and very effective range of security measures against web threats" and for its reporting capabilities.
- SC Magazine 5-Star Rating, Web Content Management: The M86 Web Filter was noted for being "a solid value for large environments that require granular control and a lot of flexibility."
- SC Magazine 5-Star Rating, Email Content Management Review: The M86 MailMarshal Email Content Manager received high ratings for providing "full visibility in scanning email for viruses and other threats, as well as maintaining compliance with email policy."
- GSN: Government Security News Homeland Security Awards: M86 Security was named a finalist in the "Best Anti-Malware Solution" category.
- SC Europe Awards, Innovation: M86 has received a Highly Commended award in the Innovation category and has also been named finalist in Best Anti-Malware solution category for its M86 Secure Web Gateway (SWG) 10.0.
- SC Australia Awards Protector of the Year: M86 received Protector of the Year award for its Secure Web Gateway solution.
Honors for M86 Security's close partnerships with and support of the channel included:
- 2011 Everything Channel's 5-Star Rating for Channel Partner Program: The company was awarded CRN's 2011 5-Star Partner Programs Guide and received accolade as Channel Chief.
- 2011 Everything Channel's CRN Channel Chiefs: Paul Myer, M86 Security's senior vice president of corporate development, was named to CRN's annual "who's who" list of channel management.
- 2011 Everything Channel's CRN Magazine Top Women of the Channel: Choo Kim-Isgitt, senior director of worldwide marketing for M86 Security, was named to CRN's annual list that recognizes female executives in vendors' channel organizations, distributors and solution providers.
About M86 Security
M86 Security is the global expert in real-time threat protection and the industry's leading Secure Web Gateway provider. The company's appliance, software, and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for Web and email security protect more than 25,000 customers and 26 million users worldwide. M86 products use patented real-time code analysis and behavior-based malware detection technologies as well as threat intelligence from M86 Security Labs to protect networks against new and advanced threats, secure confidential information, and ensure regulatory compliance. The company is based in Irvine, California with international headquarters in London and development centers in California, Israel, and New Zealand. For more information about M86 Security, please visit: www.m86security.com.
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