Security Focus Dec 2013 | 2013 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

Proofpoint Positioned in “Leaders” Quadrant in Gartner’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for Enteprise Information Archiving for Second Consecutive Year

Gartner, Inc. positions Proofpoint in the Leaders Quadrant in its 2013 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving. Gartner analysts Garth Landers and Alan Dayley write that, “Archiving as a service (aka cloud archiving) has rapidly surpassed on-premises archiving as the preferred deployment model for most organizations. Gartner sees 60% to 70% of new or replacement email archiving implementations as being cloud-based.”


DDoS Protection for SecureSphere

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are more devastating than ever; DDoS attacks in 2013 averaged 2.7 Gbps,1 with many attacks exceeding 50 Gbps of throughput.

 SecureSphere Web Application Firewall stops application-layer DDoS attacks, but massive network-based DDoS attacks can still saturate organizations’ Internet connections and prevent traffic from ever reaching the organization. The best way to combat   network DDoS threats is to block malicious traffic in the cloud–before the attack can take down the network.


VSS Monitoring Delivers Network Data to Big Data Analytics Systems

VSS Monitoring, a leading provider of network packet brokers (NPBs), today launched the Big Data Visibility solution, a system that closes the visibility gap into corporate data by combining network data with big data from external sources to allow analysis of that data as a single dataset – whether for performance or business intelligence applications, forensics, compliance, or security assurance.