AirDefense Evaluated by Leading Analyst Firm in Wireless Intrusion Prevention Systems ‘MarketScope’ Report

2008-07-15 09:37:00

AirDefense Receives ‘Positive’

Rating

ATLANTA–(EMWPresswire)–AirDefense, the innovator that launched the wireless LAN security

market, today announced that Gartner recently rated the company as Positive

in the research firms prestigious MarketScope

for Wireless LAN Intrusion Prevention Systems report.

According to Gartners findings, wireless

remains a potentially significant vulnerability for enterprises, as a

continuing stream of WLAN-based security incidents demonstrate. Gartner

expects the WLAN intrusion prevention market to grow to nearly $170

million by years end.

AirDefense is a pioneer and market leader in

the wireless intrusion prevention industry and we have the most

comprehensive WIPS platform being used by the largest enterprises

globally, said Mike Potts, president and

chief executive officer, AirDefense. AirDefense

Enterprise has been validated and deployed by more than 800 large

enterprises, blue chip companies, retailers, healthcare organizations

and high-security government agencies. We continue to experience record

growth at more than 100% year-over-year as a testimony to the visibility

and coupled win rate the company thrives on.

AirDefense prides itself on being a wireless

security innovator constantly staying ahead of wireless security threats,

said Dr. Amit Sinha, chief technology officer, AirDefense. AirDefense

Enterprise currently detects over 200 different wireless attacks and

policy violations and maintains a forensic database with over 300

minute-by-minute statistics for every wireless device monitored

making it the most feature rich, scalable and robust WIPS product

available today.

AirDefense Enterprise 7.2 recently received Common Criteria

Certification to Evaluation Assurance Level 2 (EAL2) from the National

Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP). In February 2008, AirDefense

received the only Best Buy

rating from SC Magazine amongst wireless intrusion prevention

software companies in an independent product review. Also, the

Technology Association of Georgia named AirDefense one of the Top 40

Most Innovative Technology companies for 2008. AirDefense also received

the only Readers Choice Award

amongst wireless intrusion prevention companies in 2007 from Information

Security magazine. In addition,

AirDefense owns all dominant patents in the area of wireless intrusion

prevention and wireless troubleshooting.

MarketScope Disclaimer

The MarketScope is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with

permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for

a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain

vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by

Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service

depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to

select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all

warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including

any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About AirDefense

AirDefense is the market leader in anywhere, anytime wireless security.

The company is trusted by more Fortune 500 companies, healthcare

organizations and high-security government agencies for enterprise

wireless protection than any other company. AirDefense products provide

the most advanced solutions for rogue wireless detection, policy

enforcement and intrusion prevention, both inside and outside an

organizations physical locations and wired

networks. Common Criteria-certified, AirDefense enterprise-class

products scale to support single offices as well as organizations with

hundreds of locations around the globe. Founded in 2001, AirDefense is

based in Atlanta, GA, and serves 700 government agencies and blue chip

corporations. For more information, please visit http://www.airdefense.net

or call 770.663.8115.

AirDefense
Schwartz Comm. for AirDefense
Bill

Keeler/Melissa Chan, 781-684-0770
airdefense@schwartz-pr.com
or
AirDefense

Public Relations
Kristin K. Callaway, 770-843-5256
kcallaway@airdefense.net

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