Last month, Gartner published its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Network Intrusion Prevention Systems. As in previous years, Gartner’s 2012 results show McAfee as a leader in what has become a very competitive vendor landscape.
Gartner states that “the capabilities of IPS products need to adapt to changing threats, and next-generation IPSs (NGIPSs) have evolved in response to advanced targeted threats evading first-generation IPSs.” McAfee IPS was evaluated based on both completeness of vision and ability to execute, so it comes as no surprise that McAfee Network Security is ranked near the top of this year’s Magic Quadrant.
Additionally, we believe that McAfee’s position in the leaders quadrant demonstrates the value of McAfee Security Connected, our unique approach to sharing security intelligence and event feeds across several security solutions. Strong network security isn’t just about best-of-breed solutions – it’s also about uniting those components to reduce complexity through a modular, scalable and connected design.
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I believe McAfee is in an extremely strong position compared to other vendors—offering market-moving innovation, network-class performance and security, financial health and stability, execution and vision, and a proven commitment to the network security marketplace.
The full report is available for review at Gartner’s 2012 Network Intrustion Prevention Magic Quadrant.
1 Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems,” by Greg Young, John Pescatore, July 5, 2012.
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