Radware®, a leading provider of application delivery and cyber security solutions, today announced it has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for its Application Delivery Controllers in the September, 2015 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers.1
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. It offers world-class, objective insight on virtually any area of IT. Gartner's Magic Quadrant research methodology provides a graphical competitive positioning of four types of technology providers in fast-growing markets: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players and Challengers.
“Our commitment to innovating and evolving our technology has enabled us to consistently meet the changing needs of the IT infrastructure,” says Sharon Trachtman, Vice President of Marketing for Radware. “Through solid business execution, we have watched that commitment pay off with a growth rate of more than double the market in 2014. We feel Radware’s position in the leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers report helps to solidify and strengthen our market position and poises us for future growth.”
Radware understands that mission-critical application service levels can affect employee productivity, business reputation, and generated revenues. Radware’s technology portfolio allows the organization to utilize advanced application delivery services in the most efficient and cost-effective way. This ensures businesses see an optimal service level delivery and receive a fast return on their investment.
Trachtman adds,“ADC solutions are critical to overall network accessibility and application performance. This means that selecting the right technology vendor can directly impact the application quality of experience (QoE) and bottom line for a business.”
Alteon® NG is Radware’s next generation application delivery controller (ADC) is the only ADC that guarantees application service levels with the ability to assign a fully isolated vADC per application or service. Alteon NG has a deep set of integrated security capabilities, including DDoS, SSL inspection, device/user fingerprinting, and defense messaging capabilities. Radware leads the industry with their unified management and orchestration framework for ADC and security technologies. Radware includes application performance monitoring (APM), single sign-on (SSO), web application firewall (WAF), multi-homing/enterprise gateway, and web performance optimization (WPO) capabilities as advanced services within their ADC technology. Radware’s ADC solutions address physical, virtual, multi-tenant, cloud, and hybrid cloud needs. Radware application delivery architecture supports SDN and NFV environments to meet the evolving data center environment requirements.
The description for the leaders quadrant according to Gartner is as follows: “a Leader exhibits the ability to shape the market by introducing capabilities in its product offerings and by raising awareness of the importance of these features. Key capabilities for a Leader in this market revolve around enterprise application functionality. We expect a Leader to have strong or growing market share and to have solutions that resonate with an increasing number of enterprises. We expect Leaders to release ADC capabilities (deployment models, features, pricing models and so on) well in advance of mainstream enterprise demand. A Leader must exhibit expertise in complex enterprise application environments and offer a range of deployment models.”
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1. Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers by Andrew Lerner, Mark Fabbi and Danilo Ciscato, September 2015
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