HOUSTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services, 2013 report by Gartner, Inc. The report analyzed Alert Logic's innovative business model, the company's multiple independent Security-as-a-Service solutions and its cloud-based architecture.
Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting the products and services that make these vendors noteworthy. In the 2013 report, the full suite of Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service solutions was analyzed, including intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment, log management and web application firewall services.
"We are pleased to be included in the Cool Vendor 2013 report by Gartner," said Gray Hall, Chairman and CEO of Alert Logic. "We are firmly committed to our mission of delivering superior security and compliance outcomes for cloud-enabled IT infrastructures. We see inclusion in this report as a strong validation of our strategy of delivering leading edge security solutions through a fully managed Software-as-a-Service model."
The report lists as its key audiences "CISOs and enterprise security architects who are looking for cloud-based security services as an alternative to doing it themselves," as well as "Midmarket companies seeking to minimize the complexity and cost associated with compliance management such as PCI," and "organizations looking for a straightforward way to monitor Amazon-based workloads."
View a full copy of the Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services, 2013 report from the Alert Logic website at http://alrt.co/SecurityIntel
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About Alert Logic
Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, provides solutions to secure the application and infrastructure stack. By integrating advanced security tools with 24×7 Security Operations Center expertise, customers can defend against security threats and address compliance mandates. By leveraging an "as-a-Service" delivery model, Alert Logic solutions include day-to-day management of security infrastructure, security experts translating complex data into actionable insight, and flexible deployment options to address customer security needs in any computing environment. Built from the ground up to address the unique challenges of public and private cloud environments, Alert Logic partners with over half of the largest cloud and hosting service providers to provide Security-as-a-Service solutions for business application deployments for over 2,100 enterprises. Alert Logic is based in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 2002. For more information, please visit www.alertlogic.com.
 Gartner "Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services, 2013" by Ray Wagner, Neil MacDonald, Joseph Feiman, Ruggero Contu, Peter Firstbrook, Jay Heiser, April 19, 2013.
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