Zscaler Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

Sunnyvale, California, March 18, 2009

Zscaler has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the March 2009 report titled “Cool Vendors in Software-as-a-Service Security, 2009” by Gartner, Inc.
The cool vendors that Gartner's security analysts have chosen for 2009 represent the leading edge Technological innovation in this crucial area.

“We are thrilled that Zscaler has been selected as a Cool Vendor,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO of Zscaler. “Web 2.0 technologies and the emergence of cloud computing is creating several new challenges for URL filtering and data leakage prevention. Zscaler’s highly scalable architecture and global network of gateways provides unmatched web security at ultra-low latency.”

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process

Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

More information about this can be found in Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Software-as-a-Service Security, 2009” published on March 17, 2009 and written by Ray Wagner, Peter Firstbrook, Arabella Hallawell, John Girard, John Pescatore, Kelly M. Kavanagh, Neil MacDonald



About Zscaler

Zscaler is revolutionizing Internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.

Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location — 100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with unparalleled and uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing/advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence—all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.


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