Ubizen Positioned In ‘visionary Quadrant’ Of Managed Security Services Magic Quadrant Report

Ubizen, the principal provider of Managed Security Solutions (MSS) for global businesses, has announced that Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading technology research and advisory firm, positioned Ubizen in the visionary quadrant of the Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Magic Quadrant for the first half of 2004.

Gartner evaluates the following areas to measure “completeness of vision” in the magic quadrant:

– R&D
– Breadth of Services
– Security Management Processes
– Device Management Technology
– A Secure Web-based Portal

“We are pleased that Gartner positioned Ubizen in the visionary MSSP quadrant, as it reflects our strong MSSP vision,” said Stijn Bijnens, Ubizen’s chief executive officer. “We anticipate that our growing blue chip customer list and continued premier partnerships, such as those with the four leading credit card companies, will elevate Ubizen’s placement in the market.”

After a rigorous examination of numerous managed security services providers, Gartner evaluated 24 vendors in the North American MSSP market on their completeness of vision and ability to execute. Gartner’s visionary quadrant lists vendors that have a clear vision of market direction and are focused on preparing for the future, but can still improve in terms of optimising service delivery.

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 26 July 2004 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation 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 Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Ubizen Ubizen is the principal provider of Managed Security Solutions for global businesses. Companies rely on Ubizen OnlineGuardian services to manage, monitor and support security devices 24x7x365. Ubizen’s Professional Services complement Ubizen OnlineGuardian managed services, by helping enterprises plan and implement security policies and infrastructures. Ubizen is also pioneering solutions for Application Security. For more information visit www.ubizen.com.

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