SOURCE: Zscaler


June 03, 2013 20:00 ET

Zscaler Positioned as "Leader" in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways for Third Consecutive Year

Leading Secure Direct-to-Cloud Network Among Vendors Selected for the "Magic Quadrant" Report, Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) - Zscaler, the industry's leading Secure Direct-to-Cloud Network for global advanced security and policy enforcement, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Leaders Quadrant" of the "Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways" for the third consecutive year.1, 2 Zscaler also received the furthest axis position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for its completeness of vision.

"Zscaler considers our position in the 'Leaders' quadrant by Gartner confirmation of our mission to securely enable customers to unlock the productivity benefits of emerging technology trends, such as mobile, cloud applications and social networking," said Jay Chaudhry, founder and CEO, Zscaler. "Zscaler will continue to innovate and execute on our product roadmap to deliver revolutionary products that challenge the inadequacies of traditional appliance and software solutions to further enhance our market position."

Traditional network perimeter appliances are not designed for mobile workers or cloud applications. Mobile devices can easily evade these protections and cloud applications can be broken by an "all or nothing" approach to URL filtering. Zscaler has developed and deployed the industry's only global Security Cloud that easily scales with emerging business needs and protects against advanced threats to securely enable the productivity benefits of cloud computing, mobility and social networking.

The authors of "Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways" note, "cloud services are being driven by the need to protect mobile devices and secure remote office connections."3 The "Magic Quadrant" recognition follows the inclusion of Zscaler in the Where Are They Now? section of the "Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services 2013," which notes, "CISOs and other security decision makers should consider new vendors of cloud-based security services. These vendors bring a unique potential to IT environments that are grappling with a host of security issues."4 Zscaler was designated a Cool Vendor in 2009.

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Zscaler is transforming enterprise security with the world's largest security cloud built from the ground up to safely enable users doing business beyond the corporate network. Zscaler's security cloud processes over 10 billion transactions a day with near-zero latency to instantly secure over 10 million users in 180 countries, with no hardware or software required. More than 4,000 global enterprises are using Zscaler today to simplify their IT operations, consolidate point security products, and securely enable their business for mobility, cloud and social media. For more information, visit us at

1 Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways" by Lawrence Orans and Peter Firstbrook, 28 May 2013.
2 Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose
3 Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways" by Lawrence Orans and Peter Firstbrook, 28 May 2013.
4 Gartner "Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services 2013" by Ray Wagner, Neil MacDonald, Joseph Feiman, Ruggero Contu, Peter Firstbrook, Jay Heiser, 29 April 2013

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