BYOD and Continuous Compliance Trends Drive ForeScout to Achieve Record Bookings and Customer Growth
(GlobeNewswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Cupertino, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ForeScout Technologies,
Inc., the leading provider of real-time network security solutions
for Global 1000 enterprises and government organizations, today
announced record corporate growth in 2012. Fueled by massive
adoption of BYOD in the enterprise and market leading innovations
access control (NAC) and endpoint compliance, the company's
bookings increased by more than 66 percent while its installed base
grew to 1,400 global customers in 2012.
There were many drivers for NAC growth in 2012, but none as
strong as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). According to
Gartner1, "The BYOD trend continues to be the major
driver in NAC adoption. NAC vendors must have flexible approaches
(partnerships and/or internally developed capabilities) for
enforcing policies on the use of personally owned devices. Mobility
and BYOD trends have increased demand, and the largest NAC
suppliers have seen strong increases in growth. Driven by these
trends, we expect market growth of approximately 63 percent in 2013
as businesses are spending on mobile device management (MDM) and
NAC as the primary means for meeting demand of personally owned
smartphones and tablets, while containing risks."
"We continue to see substantial global demand for tools that
provide real-time visibility and automated control given that IT
must embrace greater device, application, user and access
diversity," said Gord Boyce, CEO of ForeScout. "I'm proud of our
team's ability to manage growth and meet evolving customer
requirements. As we look to 2013, we'll continue to innovate and
help our customers secure enterprise mobility and endpoint
During the year, ForeScout received recognition from a number of
prestigious organizations. The company was positioned in the
"Leaders" quadrant in the Gartner Inc. 2012 Magic Quadrant for
Network Access Control (NAC).
Frost & Sullivan acclaimed ForeScout as the largest
independent NAC vendor and one that is growing the fastest in the
market. ForeScout also earned the following awards:
-- Red Herring Global 100 and Red Herring Top 100
North America High Tech Startup
-- SC Magazine Innovator Award, 5-star rating and
Readers Trust Award for Best NAC Product
-- Network Computing's Security Award for Best
Network Access Solution of the Year
-- Government Security News Homeland Security Award
for Continuous Compliance
-- Frost & Sullivan's Global Technology
Innovator Award for Network Access Control
-- CRN named Gord Boyce to Top 100 Channel
Innovations and partnerships also figured prominently in
ForeScout's 2012 achievements. As the world's largest independent
NAC vendor, the company was the first-to-market and continues to
provide the most flexible approach to secure BYOD:
-- Network-based mobile device security with rich
-- Extensive wireless infrastructure integration
-- Granular Android and iOS device security via
-- Bi-directional integration with leading mobile
device management (MDM) platforms
-- Cloud-based, advanced mobile device lifecycle
management via ForeScout MDM
The company's flagship product, ForeScout CounterACT 7, reset
the bar on NAC usability, functionality and scale with over
four-dozen new and enhanced features:
-- Hybrid 802.1x- and non-802.1x-based device
authentication and enforcement
-- Built-in RADIUS, RADIUS proxy and agentless
authentication for easier and faster deployment
-- Dynamic tactical map, advanced search and
troubleshooting tools to enhance IT responsiveness
-- Instant interoperability: network, wireless,
mobile, security and identity infrastructure and data
-- Scalability to manage 10,000 devices delivered
from one physical or virtual CT-10000 appliance
ForeScout also extended ecosystem relationships so customers can
optimize their IT investments:
-- Achieved Sales Teaming Partner status in the
McAfee Security Innovation Alliance™ (SIA) program; McAfee now
presents ForeScout CounterACT as its preferred NAC platform to
existing and prospective McAfee NAC customers
-- Expanded continuous compliance partnerships
yielding superior integration among leading security information
event management (SIEM) platforms including HP ArcSight, McAfee,
RSA, IBM/ Q1-Labs and others
-- Advanced MDM integration with Fiberlink, and
soon other leading mobile device management platforms
To receive a complimentary copy of the 2012 Gartner, Inc. "Magic
Quadrant for Network Access Control," visit www.forescout.com/gartner-report.
To get more information about ForeScout CounterACT 7 visit http://www.forescout.com/go7 or
call us at 1.866.377.8771.
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About ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
ForeScout enables organizations to accelerate productivity and
connectivity by allowing users to access corporate network
resources where, how and when needed without compromising security.
ForeScout's real-time network security platform for access control,
mobile security, endpoint compliance and threat prevention empower
IT agility while preempting risks and eliminating remediation
costs. Because the ForeScout CounterACT solution is easy to deploy,
unobtrusive, intelligent and scalable, it has been chosen by more
than 1,400 of the world's most secure enterprises and military
installations for global deployments spanning 37 countries.
Headquartered in Cupertino, California, ForeScout delivers its
solutions through its network of authorized partners worldwide.
Learn more at www.forescout.com.
ForeScout Technologies, Inc. is a privately held Delaware
corporation. ForeScout, the ForeScout logo, CounterACT and
ActiveResponse are trademarks of ForeScout. Other names mentioned
may be trademarks of their respective owners.
1Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Network Access
Control," report G00238941, December 3, 2012, Lawrence Orans, John
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