Zscaler Named "Cool Vendor in Security" By Gartner

San Jose, California, May 15, 2013

Zscaler, the industry's leading Security Cloud for the everywhere enterprise, today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the "Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services 2013." Zscaler has developed and deployed the industry's only global Security Cloud that leverages the benefits of a distributed cloud infrastructure, to protect, manage and analyze the advanced threat environment for any user and any application on any device, anywhere.

The authors of "Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services 2013" report, "Gartner has identified a new crop of security services that leverage innovations in cloud systems." In the 2013 report, the enforcement, reporting and management capabilities of Zscaler were analyzed, including its ability to authenticate and secure end-users without the need for on-premise hardware or software. The "Cool Vendor" recognition follows the "Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways (SWG)," where Zscaler was positioned in the Leader Quadrant.

"Zscaler was founded on the vision of securely enabling organizations to increase productivity via emerging technologies, such as cloud computing and mobility; a vision that we believe has been validated by our inclusion in the Cool Vender report by Gartner," said Jay Chaudhry, founder and CEO, Zscaler. "Zscaler will continue to lead innovation in the industry, as we extend both the reach and capabilities of our Security Cloud to drive our position in the market."     

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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