SOURCE: Kerio Technologies

March 12, 2012 08:30 ET

Leading Industry Analyst Firm Includes Kerio Control in Its Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management

Kerio's UTM Appliance Provides Comprehensive Network Security and Intelligence

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 12, 2012) - Kerio Technologies today announced that it has been placed in Gartner, Inc.'s March 2012 Unified Threat Management Magic Quadrant. The global analyst firm defines the UTM market as devices that provide small and midsize businesses with multiple network security functions in a single appliance.

Kerio Control 7.3 is ideal for organizations that demand robust network protection, traffic analysis, and user-based reporting. The Kerio Control UTM is available in a wide range of form factors, including two hardware firewall appliances, a bootable ISO software appliance, virtual appliances for VMware and Parallels, or an application on Windows Server software.

"As a rising vendor in the security space, we are delighted to be included in the Magic Quadrant report," said Scott Schreiman, CEO Kerio Technologies. "Strong growth in our customer base and partner network will solidify Kerio Control as a viable alternative to some of the more difficult to use in the space."

Gartner's Magic Quadrant report researches and evaluates UTM vendors in terms of their "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute." The Magic Quadrant aims to provide a qualitative analysis into a market and its direction, maturity and participants. 14 vendors were included in the UTM Magic Quadrant report.

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About Kerio Technologies, Inc.
Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides unified communications, collaboration and security solutions for small to medium-sized businesses and organizations worldwide. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in New York, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Australia, and Russia. Kerio is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium, and a member of the Mac Developer Program. Kerio has more than 5,000 channel partners who support more than 50,000 customers in 108 countries. Technology partners include Sophos, zvelo, VMware, Parallels and Notify Technology Corporation. For more information, please visit www.kerio.com.

"Kerio," its products and its logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Kerio Technologies, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries, as the case may be.

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