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Hillstone Networks Enters 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management

Recently recognized in Gartner’s Enterprise Network Firewalls Magic Quadrant*, Hillstone Networks, a leading provider of enterprise network firewall solutions, today announced that the company has been positioned in the Unified Threat Management Magic Quadrant by Gartner, Inc**. In its report, Gartner analysts Jeremy D'Hoinne, Adam Hils, Greg Young emphasized that buyers should focus on performance when many security functions are enabled, as well as on the knowledge and expertise of the channel partner with whom they engage.

Garter’s assessment of Hillstone Network’s UTM portfolio says, “Clients report that the UTM maintains expected performance when running multiple security modules. As a pure-play network security vendor, Hillstone Networks has a good history of executing on its road map, which gives credibility to its announcements on future improvements.” This valuation is in alignment with Gartner’s recommendation that SMB and enterprise buyers not compromise on performance when seeking security functionality from their UTM solutions. As Gartner indicates, buyers should evaluate UTM devices based on features, performance, as well as the level of support that is available to them by the channel partner or vendor.

“We are very proud to be named in the Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management for our UTM products in our broad network security line of products,” said Lingling Zhang, vice president of marketing at Hillstone Networks. “It is a testament to our focus on executing on our vision of bringing intelligent and adaptive network security to today’s data center.”

The complete report is available to Gartner clients at: www.gartner.com

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*Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls” by Greg Young, Adam Hils, Jeremy D'Hoinne, 15 April 2014

**Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management” by Greg Young, Adam Hils, Jeremy D’Hoinne, August 7, 2014.

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About Hillstone Networks, Inc.

Hillstone Networks builds intelligent next-generation firewalls to protect against Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and zero-day attacks in the cloud era. Built from the ground up for today’s virtual and cloud-based data centers, Hillstone Networks’ fully distributed, intelligent, next-generation firewall platform overcomes the performance and deployment limitations of legacy firewalls, providing granular visibility and control of network traffic, based on real-time, behavioral anomaly detection and advanced data analytics. Established in 2006 by NetScreen, Cisco and Juniper executives, over 5,000 customers worldwide rely on our proven high-performance, network security solutions, including Fortune 500 companies, higher education, financial institutions and service providers. Hillstone Networks is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, find us on Twitter @Hillstone_Net and visit www.hillstonenet.com.

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