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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, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 -- 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 is the champion of mid-size organizations that lack sufficient staff, security expertise, technology or budget to defend against modern threats. Our Unified Security Management (USM) platform provides all of the essential security controls required for complete security visibility, and is designed to enable any IT or security practitioner to benefit from results on day one. Powered by the latest AlienVault Labs Threat Intelligence and the Open Threat Exchange -- the world's largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence exchange -- AlienVault USM delivers a unified, simple and affordable solution for threat detection and compliance management. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Sigma West, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures. For more information visit www.AlienVault.com or follow us on Twitter.

AlienVault, Open Threat Exchange and Unified Security Management are trademarks of AlienVault. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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