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SolarWinds in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

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SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, placed highest on the ability to execute axis in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

This Gartner report evaluated 22 suppliers of Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics products. The firm's evaluation criteria for ability to execute included the following: product or service, overall viability, sales execution and pricing, market responsiveness, marketing execution, customer experience, and operations. Of all the vendors evaluated in the report, SolarWinds placed highest on the ability to execute axis.

"“For three years in a row, Gartner has positioned us as highest on the ability to execute axis in the Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics. In our view, this result confirms our commitment to helping our customers manage their network operations with a powerful suite of tools that is simple and affordable to deploy,” said Christoph Pfister, executive vice president of products, SolarWinds. “We will continue listening closely to our loyal base of users around the world, helping them find faster and more efficient ways to optimize their network performance.”

Over 250,000 customers worldwide use SolarWinds’ broad portfolio of network management software, which enables IT professionals to identify and address a complete range of issues. Innovations such as NetPath™, which provides a “hop-by-hop” analysis of network performance, and the PerfStack™ platform, which enables correlation of performance data across systems and applications. These combine to allow broad and powerful IT problem-solving capabilities.

SolarWinds develops its network management software leveraging the Orion® Platform, a modular and highly scalable platform that unifies data from multiple IT layers into an application-centric view. As a result, the platform enables powerful, end-to-end hybrid IT management, delivering complete cloud visibility along with deep on-premises monitoring. It incorporates a simple drag-and-drop dashboard to visualize infrastructure and application relationships, helping IT professionals monitor, troubleshoot, and improve performance across hybrid environments. It also provides the flexibility to add modules as needs grow.

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WhatsUp Gold 2018 is here!

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Ipswitch, world leader in secure data transfer and network monitoring, announced WhatsUp Gold 2018 with major enhancements, including performance monitoring of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure cloud deployments, Meraki cloud managed wireless systems, Dell Compellent storage devices and Outlook 365. Ipswitch’s customers now have an at-a-glance dashboard and an interactive map for visibility into the status and performance of networks, servers, storage devices and applications across on-premises and cloud with a single network interface.

"IT professionals wear multiple hats and can’t afford to invest large amounts of time trying to extract the information they need from disparate management tools,said Austin O’Malley, Chief Product Officer at Ipswitch.The latest version of WhatsUp Gold meets the growing needs of our customers with even smarter discovery, a new overview dashboard to view key metrics and overall health quickly."

WhatsUp Gold 2018 delivers automatic discovery of your networked environment and displays your entire physical, virtual and cloud environment in a unique interactive map to enable truly proactive end-to-end performance monitoring and troubleshooting.

"I wanted to be in control of what was scanned, and the saved scan window makes this easy to do,” said Timothy Walsh, Senior IT Architect at American Electric Power Company. “I was up and running within a short time with little concern that I'd missed anything. The new dashboards come with standards that allow me to see my devices and any problems quickly and easily. The ability to modify my dashboards and share new ones also makes this a powerful tool. It can be used to setup a network operations monitoring center or just a local dashboard that I look at on my desktop. The flexibility is there for either use."

WhatsUp Gold gives users comprehensive monitoring including network devices, network traffic, servers (including Windows and Linux), hypervisors (including VMWare and Hyper-V), storage devices (including NetApp, EMC and Dell Compellent, wireless devices (including Cisco Meraki), web servers (including IIS and Apache), Java environments, cloud environments availability (for both AWS and Azure), and applications including Outlook 365 – all through a single interface.

WhatsUp Gold provides powerful search and filtering by device type or state. Powerful map overlays allow easy viewing of network dependencies, wireless networks, virtual environments, cloud resources and interface utilization. IT professionals can see the overall picture and then drill down to specific device types facilitating troubleshooting and assuring the fastest time to problem resolution.

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PhishMe rebrands as Cofense

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PhishMe - a leading provider of phishing defense solutions - today announced information about changing the company name to Cofense. This change is a consequence of the acquired of PhishMe by Private Equity Syndicate. The acquisition by a private equity consortium valued the company at $400 Million.

“PhishMe was founded to challenge the cliché that people are the weakest link in security. Our 1700+ enterprise and mid-market customers affirm that not only can their employees be conditioned to be less susceptible to cyber-attacks, but, in fact they can be turned into sensors that provide very timely intelligence” said Rohyt Belani, CEO and Co-Founder of Cofense. “The Cofense solution set leverages internal employee-generated attack intelligence in concert with purpose-built response technologies to break the attack kill chain at delivery. This acquisition further strengthens the alignment between our management team, employees, and investors as we focus on building an enduring company. With cybersecurity a top priority for organizations everywhere, our goal is to continue bringing innovative products to markets around the globe to help stop active attacks faster than ever.”

Cofense now has the added backing of multiple private equity firms to support future innovation via organic and inorganic growth initiatives. With hundreds of enterprise customers in more than 50 countries and across 23 industry verticals, Cofense will continue to deliver leading solutions in phishing defense by offering solutions that sit at the intersection of human intelligence and technology.

The new identity and acquisition comes on the heels of another year of explosive growth for the company, with major milestones including:
 
  • Approximately 80% revenue CAGR over the last four years
  • PhishMe Reporter® deployments on over 10 million end users’ work stations
  • Launch of an industry-first free simulation tool, PhishMe Free™, geared towards the SMB market
  • Continued global expansion with new offices opening in Australia, Singapore, Dubai, and Saudi Arabia
  • Expanded partnerships through its Technology Alliance Program (TAP), adding 14 of the world’s leading security providers.
Cofense’s unique approach and stellar management team won a number of industry accolades in 2017, including:
 
  • Being positioned as a leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training
  • Ranked for a third year running in the Deloitte Fast 500
  • Recognized as a 2017 Fastest Growing Company and a Best Place to Work by Washington Business Journal
  • PhishMe CEO and Co-Founder, Rohyt Belani, received the EY Entrepreneur of The Year® Award in the Security category in the Mid-Atlantic region, was named a 2017 Washington Business Journal 40 under 40 honoree, and a 2017 Tech Titan by Washingtonian Magazin
  • PhishMe CTO and Co-Founder, Aaron Higbee, was named a 2017 Loudoun Business Journal 40 under 40 honoree, and a 2017 Tech Titan by Washingtonian Magazine.
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