SAN JOSE, Calif., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has named Untangle to its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls)* for the second consecutive year. Gartner defines the unified threat management (UTM) market as multifunction network security products used by small or midsize businesses (SMBs). The full report is available at no charge from the Untangle website.
The report evaluated 14 security vendors on a range of criteria, placing Untangle in the Niche Players quadrant. "We believe that Untangle's placement on the quadrant is a validation of our ability to meet the ever-changing needs of the small-to-medium business market," said Scott Devens, chief executive officer at Untangle. "With the addition of ScoutIQTM threat intelligence and Command Center centralized management, we've demonstrated our leadership in delivering cloud-based, value-added security services that take a software-first approach to providing today's agile businesses the flexibility they need to rapidly deploy network security."
Untangle believes that recognition by Gartner for the second consecutive year is a reflection of its ability to address the needs of SMB customers and distributed enterprises with network security solutions that are easy to buy, easy to deploy and easy to use. Untangle NG Firewall delivers a comprehensive solution for content filtering, malware and threat protection, secure Wi-Fi, application control, bandwidth optimization, virtual private networks and more. Untangle combines Unified Threat Management (UTM)—to address all of the key network threats—with policy management tools that enable administrators to monitor, manage and shape internet traffic. NG Firewall's fully customizable, industry-leading reports provide administrators an unprecedented level of insight into what's happening on their networks across all applications by user, group, time of day and more.
Access to the full report of the June 2017 Magic Quadrant for the Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls) market is available here.
*Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls)" by Jeremy D'Hoinne, Rajpreet Kaur, Adam Hils, June 2017.
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Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's integrated suite of software and appliances provides enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity to organizations with limited IT resources. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, www.untangle.com.
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