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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

April 15, 2015 09:30 ET

Check Point Ranked Number One in Worldwide Firewall Equipment Market Share in Q4 2014 and FY 2014, According to Gartner

SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2015) - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the largest pure-play security vendor globally, today announced the company leads the worldwide market share for Firewall Equipment in Q4 2014 and FY 2014, according to research published by Gartner1.

Gartner's Market Share Enterprise Network Equipment research states:

  • Check Point leads worldwide market share with 23% of the Firewall Equipment market in Q4 2014.
  • Check Point's number one market share position represents an 8.2 and 10.9 percentage point lead over the two nearest competitors ranked in the Firewall Equipment market in Q4 2014.
  • Check Point leads worldwide market share with 22.7% of the Firewall Equipment market in FY 2014.
  • Check Point's number one market share position represents a 6.8 and 11.2 percentage point lead over the two nearest competitors ranked in the Firewall Equipment market in FY 2014.

"We take pride in Check Point's number one position in the Firewall Equipment market as we strive to protect our customers and partners from the changing threat landscape," said Marie Hattar, chief marketing officer at Check Point Software Technologies. "We work tirelessly to safeguard against tomorrow's threats by delivering innovation across our platform to allow our customers to run their businesses worry-free knowing they're protected."

Check Point continues to be a trusted security partner to organizations of all sizes, working to ensure their businesses do not suffer from cyberattacks. Check Point's recently published Cyber Security Guide states, "Security does not need to be the enemy of innovation. A robust security approach can do more than just protect the company from attack; it can also spur migration to more comprehensive foundational technologies that can advance your business2."

Check Point's award-winning security solutions protect organizations of all sizes and complexity to ensure businesses run as usual. To maximize flexibility, Check Point security appliances are designed to support any combination of the company's Software Blade Architecture™, including four pre-defined security packages: Next Generation Firewall, Next Generation Threat Prevention, Next Generation Data Protection and Next Generation Secure-Web Gateway.

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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (, is the largest pure-play security vendor globally, provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises' networks to mobile devices, in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes. At Check Point, we secure the future.

1 Source: Gartner, Inc., Market Share: Enterprise Network Equipment by Market Segment, Worldwide, 4Q14 and 2014, Christian Canales, Petr Gorodetskiy, Naresh Singh, and Joe Skorupa, March 2015.
2 Source: 10 Steps to a More Secure Business, page 9