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CounterTack Named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner
|By Business Wire
|May 6, 2014 12:32 PM EDT
a pioneer in delivering real-time endpoint threat detection, context and
visibility around targeted attacks, has been named to the list of “Cool
Vendors” in the Gartner Cool Vendors for Application and Endpoint
Security 2014 report, authored by Ray Wagner, Joseph Feiman, Avivah
Litan, Neil MacDonald, Peter Firstbrook, Lawrence Pingree, Adam Hils and
John Girard on May 2, 20141.
The full Cool Vendors in Application and Endpoint Security 2014 report
from Gartner can be found here.
According to Gartner, “…worldwide endpoint protection platform
(enterprise) spending will grow at an estimated 2% CAGR (compound annual
growth rate) and will reach $3.5 billion in 2017.”2
CounterTack is experiencing tremendous growth driven by CounterTack
Sentinel's enterprise-class endpoint security solution. The company has
delivered the most scalable enterprise endpoint security platform on the
market, and has grown its roster of customers, technology, MSSP's and
reseller partners to help meet market demand.
According to this report, ‘New application and endpoint security vendors
offer innovative and enhanced technologies…Endpoint protection is
becoming more sophisticated and targeted at common problem areas of
security. For chief information security officers (CISOs) and security
teams tasked with protecting Windows environments, endpoints now have a
potential monitoring solution that drills down into the malware's
infection chain of events.’ 3
“We believe this recognition in Gartner’s highly respected, list of Cool
Vendors further validates CounterTack’s emergence in the endpoint threat
detection and response market,” said Neal Creighton, Chief Executive
Officer, CounterTack. “As the need increases for more advanced detection
and analysis of advanced endpoint threats, we feel CounterTack is
well-positioned to be the most capable provider for the enterprise.”
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including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular
CounterTack's real-time endpoint threat detection and response platform,
CounterTack Sentinel, delivers unprecedented visibility and context to
enterprise security teams around targeted, persistent threats.
CounterTack dramatically reduces the impact of advanced attacks,
providing real-time, behavioral-based intelligence on attacker activity
upon infiltration, so organizations can defend their business leveraging
Sentinel's contextual attack evidence for a rapid, prioritized response.
By combining 'stealthware' technology and Big Data analytics,
CounterTack turns the tables on attackers, giving security teams and
incident responders an advantage over their adversaries to make better
security decisions with real-time, automated, forensic-level analysis.
CounterTack is revolutionizing how companies defend their endpoints --
across the enterprise.
To learn more, visit www.countertack.com.
1 Gartner, Cool Vendors in Application and Endpoint Security,
2014, May 2, 2014, Ray Wagner, Joseph Feiman, Avivah Litan, Neil
MacDonald, Peter Firstbrook, Lawrence Pingree, Adam Hils and John Girard.
Calculations performed by CounterTack based on Gartner, Forecast
Overview: Information Security, Worldwide 4Q13 Update, March 13, 2014,
Ruggero Contu, Christian Canales, Lawrence Pingree.
Gartner, Cool Vendors in Application and Endpoint Security, 2014, et al.
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