Avanan Named a Gartner 2016 Cool Vendor in Cloud and Emerging Technology Security

NEW YORK—May 13, 2016 – Avanan™ Inc., the Cloud Security Platform, has been named a “Cool Vendor” in the Cloud and Emerging Technology Security, 2016 Gartner, Inc. report. 1 The annual research evaluates emerging vendors that provide innovative, impactful and intriguing technologies.

Avanan’s proprietary SaaS platform solves cloud security in an entirely new way that enables enterprises to use any third-party security product they trust on-premises with any of their cloud-based platforms. With one click, businesses can protect Office 365, Box, Google, Amazon AWS or any SaaS or IaaS applications with preconfigured cloud-based versions of best-of-breed security products from dozens of leading security vendors.

By incorporating technologies from multiple security vendors, Avanan is the first and only platform that protects Gartner_Cool_Security_Vendor_2016_Avanan.pngcompanies’ cloud applications with the entire stack of security layers, including malware protection, antivirus, data leakage prevention, endpoint compliance, behavior monitoring, email security, anti-phishing, encryption and more from more than 60 leading security vendors such as Check Point, Symantec, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, Sophos and Kaspersky.

“Companies are increasingly coming to us after a breach of their SaaS-based email, file-sharing or other cloud apps following successful attacks using known vulnerabilities that they were already protected from before they moved to the cloud,” said Avanan Founder and CEO Gil Friedrich.  “Avanan lets companies secure their resources in the cloud with the security products they trust for each layer --all with a click of a button. We are honored to be named a Gartner 'Cool Vendor' in cloud and emerging technology security for 2016.”

Avanan was also recently named one of CRN’s 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors of 2016.

Gartner subscribers or clients can access the full Cool Vendors in Cloud and Emerging Technology Security, 2016 report here.

About Avanan

Choose your SaaS. Choose your Security. One Click: Avanan protects the enterprise SaaS with the same industry-leading security that corporations trust in their datacenters. Avanan’s cloud-based platform requires no proxy and is deployed in 10 minutes to protect corporate SaaS with any security, all with a click of a button. Avanan headquarters are in New York City, and R&D is in Tel Aviv, Israel.  For more information and a 30-day trial, visit www.Avanan.com/trial.

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1 Gartner, Cool Vendors in Cloud and Emerging Technology Security, 2016, May 3, 2016


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