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AlienVault Placed in Visionaries Quadrant of Magic Quadrant for SIEM


Unified Security Management and Threat Intelligence provider included in Gartner Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

San Mateo, Calif. – June 27, 2014 – AlienVault, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, announced today that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2014 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management.” In addition, AlienVault was included in the “Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management” report.

As one of 15 companies included in the Magic Quadrant, and the only company to be positioned in the Visionaries quadrant, AlienVault was recognized for its ability to execute and completeness of vision. AlienVault provides asset discovery, file integrity monitoring, vulnerability assessment and both host-based and network-based intrusion detection system (IDS) capabilities, all of which are built into its Unified Security Management platform.

“For the third year in a row, Gartner has positioned AlienVault in the Visionaries quadrant and this year we are the only vendor included, which we believe is great validation of our unique approach to addressing today’s advanced threats,” said Barmak Meftah, AlienVault President and CEO. “We are on a mission to simplify the way security professionals detect and mitigate threats by unifying the technology and crowd-sourced threat intelligence into an easy-to-use, complete and affordable solution for companies of all sizes, especially the underserved midmarket.”

AlienVault was also included again this year in Gartner’s “Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management” report, which is written to help SIEM buyers to define their requirements and select the appropriate technology. In the report, AlienVault was assessed for common use cases such as SIEM, threat management and compliance.

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About AlienVault

AlienVault has simplified the way organizations detect and respond to today’s ever evolving threat landscape. Our unique and award-winning approach, trusted by thousands of customers, combines the essential security controls of our all-in-one platform, AlienVault Unified Security Management, with the power of AlienVault’s Open Threat Exchange, the world’s largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence community, making effective and affordable threat detection attainable for resource-constrained IT teams. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.

AlienVault, Open Threat Exchange, OTX, AlienApps, Unified Security Management, USM, USM Appliance, and USM Anywhere are trademarks of AlienVault and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact:

Susan Torrey
AlienVault
650.492.1921
storrey@alienvault.com

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