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Tripwire Rose to Second Position in policy and compliance category

By CIOReview | Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PORTLAND, ORE: Tripwire, provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced the Tripwire’s rose to the second position in the policy and compliance category. in the International Data Corporation (IDC) annual “Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2014-2018 Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares” report.

With 10.3 percent market share in this category, Tripwire’s market presence now exceeds Symantec holds second position after IBM. Tripwire is also positioned as one of the top five vendors in the overall security and vulnerability management (SVM) market — ahead of McAfee, NetIQ, Symantec, Qualys, Rapid7 and Tenable Network Security.

Tripwire SVM solutions protect over a million critical servers and endpoints, with more than 9,000 customers across 91 countries. More than half of Fortune 500 companies trust Tripwire for their security and compliance needs. Tripwire solutions protect many of the largest, most sensitive networks in the world.

“We are absolutely thrilled to see IDC acknowledge Tripwire’s growing leadership in the SVM market,” says Jim Johnson, CEO at Tripwire. “Recognition of our leadership in this market from IDC validates the efficacy of our solutions as well as our company vision and strategy.”

 “Tripwire Enterprise is a great tool for monitoring files, server and router changes in real-time,” says Noel Ormstrom, engineer for PointRoll, Inc. “We use it to confirm that devices are in compliance against a baseline template.”

 “The Security and Vulnerability Management market continues to grow because organizations want solutions that can monitor, report, and analyze diverse security information.  Even better is when the analysis can be put into context that is relevant to the company's environment", says Charles Kolodgy, vice president of security products at IDC.  "Tripwire has brought together many components that allow enterprises to improve their security decision making and have been rewarded in the marketplace.  In calendar year 2013 Tripwire was a top five vendor and they are the largest company focused exclusively on the SVM market."