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December 04, 2014 09:00 ET

Gartner Names TeleSign a "Leader" in 2014 User Authentication Magic Quadrant

Company Moves From Visionary to Leader Due to Strong Growth and Performance in Key Execution Criteria

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 4, 2014) - TeleSign, the Mobile Identity company, today announced that Gartner, Inc. named the company a "Leader" in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for User Authentication1 report. This report marks a significant milestone for the company as it debuts TeleSign in the Leader quadrant, moving up from its 2013 "Visionary" position.

"TeleSign's position in the Leader quadrant is a testament to our innovation in user authentication, sound market understanding and leading product strategy," said Steve Jillings, CEO, TeleSign. "We're pleased to have Gartner acknowledge our vision and execution as we continue to grow the business and help customers secure accounts, prevent fraud and manage costs."

The User Authentication Magic Quadrant covers the 18 vendors with the most significant market presence by number of customers or number of end users served. Of the 18, TeleSign is one of only four vendors in the Leader quadrant.

The full report is available at no cost from TeleSign: http://www.telesign.com/lp/magic-quadrant-leader

About the Magic Quadrant
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About TeleSign
Every second, of every day, TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet, mobile, and cloud properties by establishing and verifying Mobile Identity. TeleSign's Mobile Identity platform gives digital businesses the ability to connect a unique identity with every account to verify new registrations and authenticate existing users. TeleSign created Mobile Identity to help businesses preserve their ecosystem by detecting a suspicious user before account creation, and to better protect their existing user base from account compromise.

TeleSign is trusted by the world's largest companies and protects 3.5 billion accounts in more than 200 countries and in 87 languages. 

1 Gartner "Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Authentication" by Ant Allan, Anmol Singh, Eric Ahlm. Gartner Research. December 1, 2014.

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