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Signal Sciences Named a Gartner Cool Vendor 2017
[May 16, 2017]

Signal Sciences Named a Gartner Cool Vendor 2017

VENICE, Calif., May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Signal Sciences, the industry's first Web Protection Platform, announced today it has been named a Cool Vendor in Gartner Inc.'s recently published "Cool Vendors in Security for Technology and Service Providers, 2017" report1. Signal Sciences is one of four vendors recognized in the report that evaluated innovative technologies and business models in security.

According to the report, "Gartner has once again identified a new crop of security Cool Vendors that are leveraging innovations. These Cool Vendors are related in the way they integrate and automate the use of security intelligence. They are also similar in how this intelligence is correlated to the detection techniques deployed by the different products and services offered. These Cool Vendors have innovative go-to-market approaches as part of a novel product offering and/or in the way the channel-to-market strategy has been built. These innovative go-to-market approaches have the opportunity to disrupt market dynamics."

"We are honored to be recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in security. DevOps, agile and cloud have changed the way businesses operate. Application security now needs to be a real-time, everyday part of a modern development, operations, and security culture, not something that happens on its own timeline," said Andrew Peterson, CEO of Signal Sciences.

"With the recent launch Signal Sciences Web Protection Platform, we're delivering a truly revolutionary solution that allows developers and operations teams to release secure software faster, helping enterprises operate more efficiently and at scale. We believe our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner is a testament to the value our new platform is bringing to customers," added Peterson.

Signal Sciences Web Protection Platform (WPP) provides comprehensive threat protection and security visibility for web applications, microservices, and APIs on any platform. Built by practitioners, for practitioners, it is the only solution in the application security market that worksacross any modern architecture and provides the broadest coverage against real threats and attack scenarios. The platform offers a menu of deployment options, including next-gen web application firewall (NGWAF) and runtime application security protection (RASP) modules, and can also operate as a reverse proxy for legacy applications.

To access the "Cool Vendors in Security for Technology and Service Providers, 2017" report (Gartner subscription required), visit Gartner.

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About Signal Sciences
Signal Sciences' industry first web protection platform was built in response to frustrations of trying to use legacy technology while enabling business initiatives like DevOps and cloud adoption. Signal Sciences  works seamlessly across cloud, physical, and containerized infrastructure, providing actionable security prioritization based on where your applications are targeted, and blocking attacks without breaking production traffic. Signal Science's clients include Under Armour, Etsy, Yelp/Eat 24, Shutterstock, Prezi and more. The company is headquartered in Venice, CA. For more information, please visit

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1 Gartner "Cool Vendors in Security for Technology and Service Providers, 2017," by Ruggero Contu, Lawrence Pingree, Deborah Kish, Dale Gardner, May 4, 2017

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