SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2013) - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, has been selected as the Reader Trust Award winner in the Best Enterprise Firewall and Best IPS Solution categories of the 2013 SC Awards. Check Point R75.40 and the Check Point IPS Software Blade were chosen as the information security industry's most effective solutions, addressing the biggest security challenges facing organizations.
"These are two of the most watched award categories, as winners have to demonstrate a combination of functionality, manageability, ease-of-use and scalability, as well as exemplary customer service and support to secure the vote of our readers," said Illena Armstrong, VP of editorial, SC Magazine. "Congratulations to Check Point for representing industry leadership, not only to the SC Magazine editors but also to our readers."
"Check Point's industry-leading IPS and firewall solutions are successfully deployed in thousands of enterprises globally, and continue to set the standard across the network security space. We are very pleased that the readers of SC Magazine selected us for this honor," said Gabi Reish, head of product management. "Every happy customer and each award represents a testament to our unique and strategic approach to security."
Hundreds of vendors who offer a product for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries entered the Reader Trust Awards. Check Point R75.40 and the Check Point IPS Software Blade were selected by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership, comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, including financial services, health care, government, retail, education and other sectors.
Check Point R75.40 allows companies to consolidate security protections with an integrated, solution that can be tailored to meet specific security and performance needs of the customer. The Check Point IPS Software Blade provides complete and industry-leading intrusion prevention capabilities. Our IPS customers benefit from real-time updates and configuration advisories for defenses and security policies, including the company's number one ranking for Microsoft and Adobe threat coverage.
The SC Awards, now in its 16th year, is the premier recognition for information-technology (IT) security professionals and products that fend off the myriad security threats in today's corporate world. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the fervent work of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.
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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.
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