iboss Named the Only Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways
BOSTON Mass., June 20, 2017 –iboss, provider of iboss cloud, a leading cloud-based internet security platform, announced today it has been named a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways*. iboss views its placement in the visionaries quadrant as validation of iboss’ position as a disruptor in the market. iboss is the first vendor to be named a visionary in the Secure Web Gateway Magic Quadrant since the last positioned vendor in 2012, which we believe highlights the truly innovative capabilities iboss cloud.
Built for the cloud and border-less organizations, the iboss cloud delivers Internet security in the cloud as a SaaS solution. It solves the challenges related to the cloud-first future including user mobility and exponential bandwidth growth due to applications moving to the cloud by leveraging the cloud to deliver infinite capacity for Internet security.
The move into the visionaries category of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways is the latest in a series of achievements by iboss, including the official opening of their new corporate headquarters in Boston, the announcement of plans to hire nearly 200 additional employees, and surpassing a total of 4,000 customers.
“We are thrilled to be named the first visionary in Gartner’s Secure Web Gateway Magic Quadrant in five years,” said Paul Martini, CEO and co-founder, iboss. “We feel it is further proof the iboss cloud is the right solution for organizations looking to transition from on-prem web gateway appliances to the cloud.”
iboss is a cloud security company that provides organizations secure access to the Internet and their applications on any device, from any location, in the cloud. Leveraging a purpose-built cloud architecture backed by 110 patents and patents-pending and over 100 points of presence globally, iboss protects more than 4000 organizations worldwide in the cloud eliminating the need for legacy on-prem appliances. To learn more, visit www.iboss.com.
*Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways, Lawrence Orans and Peter Firstbrook, June 2017
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