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Check Point Software Technologies Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls

Recognition Marks the 16th Time in this Gartner Magic Quadrant

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, today announced it has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls. It is the 16th time in the company’s history that Check Point has been listed as a Leader for Enterprise Network Firewalls (ENFW).

“To be recognized as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls for the 16th time we believe is no small feat,” said Peter Alexander, Chief Marketing Officer at Check Point. “We feel that this recognition is a testament to Check Point’s continued commitment in delivering our customers with the robust threat prevention technology needed to address the issues surrounding today’s fifth-generation cyber-attack landscape.”

According to Gartner: “In this mature market, vendors differentiate on feature strengths. Security and risk management leaders must consider the trade-offs between best-of-breed enterprise network firewall functions and risk tolerance.”

The Check Point Infinity architecture, along with its comprehensive enterprise product line, delivers the most innovative and effective security across all network segments, keeping customers protected against any threat, anytime and anywhere. Check Point’s Infinity architecture offers:

  • The Most Advanced Threat Prevention Technology: Check Point SandBlast continues to innovate and enhance anti-ransomware and CPU level emulation capabilities, improving prevention and protection against zero-day exploits, including network sandboxing appliances, an endpoint security solution (SandBlast Agent) and mobile security solution (SandBlast Mobile).
  • Comprehensiveness of Security Vision: Check Point Infinity continues to expand its ability to secure all things cyber, including a new SaaS security product, CloudGuard SaaS and added support for Google Cloud and Alibaba Cloud for CloudGuard IaaS. Check Point continues to invest in building specialized offerings to vertical-specific challenges in various industries, including telecommunications, industrial systems/critical infrastructures, healthcare, financial institutions and local governments.
  • Largest Offering of Security Solutions: Check Point Infinity covers network, cloud, mobile and endpoints. Its focus is on simplifying large enterprise pricing by introducing an all-inclusive global enterprise level subscription agreement (Infinity Total Protection) priced per protected user, including all software, security subscriptions, services and support, in addition to a predefined budget for hardware purchases.
  • Top-Tier Security Management, R80.10: The Check Point centralized management suite features centralized management control across all networks and cloud environments, increasing operational efficiency and lowering the complexity of managing your security. It also includes SmartEvent, Compliance and features Multi-Domain Management and SmartProvisioning.

For more information about today’s announcement, and to receive a complimentary copy of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls, go to

*Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls, Adam Hils, Jeremy D'Hoinne, Rajpreet Kaur, 4 October 2018.

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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ( is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to corporate enterprises and governments globally. Its solutions protect customers from 5th-generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other targeted attacks. Check Point offers a multilevel security architecture with our new Gen V advanced threat prevention that protects all networks, cloud and mobile operations of a business against all known attacks combined with the industry’s most comprehensive and intuitive single point of control management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.

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