San Mateo, CA – July 21, 2014 – AlienVault, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. AlienVault was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
“As the expansion of the mobile and cloud markets continue, the companies on this year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 are racing to provide business and consumer users with the best products and services,” said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The new generation of hardware and software solutions is making it possible for businesses to become even more efficient and profitable.”
“More legacy industries are being redefined by the innovation community, making the companies on this year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 the highest-growth opportunities in today’s private company marketplace,” Perkins added.
In line with its AlwaysOn Global 250 recognition and as part of the company’s vision for affordable, unified security solutions to defend against today’s threats, AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM) supports midmarket security professionals in quickly and easily analyzing network ecosystems for compromised systems and malicious communication. AlienVault Open Threat Exchange is the industry’s most robust, open crowd-sourced threat intelligence sharing system, with threat data sourced from private partnerships and public sources worldwide and a proven algorithm that helps validate sources and threats.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by AlwaysOn as one of Silicon Valley’s leading companies,” said Barmak Meftah, president and CEO of AlienVault. “At a time when cyber attacks are targeting organizations large and small, AlienVault’s mission is to simplify how organizations, especially the underserved midmarket, detect and mitigate threats by unifying the technology and crowd-sourced threat intelligence into an easy-to-use, complete and affordable solution.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2014 list.
AlienVault and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s 12th annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum, July 29 - 30, 2014. The two-day exclusive event includes high-level debate and discourse on top trends and opportunities in the booming digital media, entertainment, on-demand and cloud computing sectors.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn’s mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.