Alert Logic Named "Cool Vendor" by Gartner

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HOUSTON – May 9, 2013 – Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services, 2013 report by Gartner, Inc. The report analyzed Alert Logic’s innovative business model, the company’s multiple independent Security-as-a-Service solutions and its cloud-based architecture. Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting the products and services that make these vendors noteworthy. In the 2013 report, the full suite of Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service solutions was analyzed, including intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment, log management and web application firewall services.

“We are pleased to be included in the Cool Vendor 2013 report by Gartner,” said Gray Hall, Chairman and CEO of Alert Logic. “We are firmly committed to our mission of delivering superior security and compliance outcomes for cloud-enabled IT infrastructures. We see inclusion in this report as a strong validation of our strategy of delivering leading edge security solutions through a fully managed Software-as-a-Service model.”

The report lists as its key audiences “CISOs and enterprise security architects who are looking for cloud-based security services as an alternative to doing it themselves,” as well as “Midmarket companies seeking to minimize the complexity and cost associated with compliance management such as PCI,” and “organizations looking for a straightforward way to monitor Amazon-based workloads.” View a full copy of the Cool Vendors in Security: Security Services, 2013 report from the Alert Logic website at http://alrt.co/SecurityIntel

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About Alert Logic Alert Logic, the leader in security and compliance solutions for the cloud, provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Fully managed by a team of experts, the Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service solution provides network, system and web application protection immediately, wherever your IT infrastructure resides. Alert Logic partners with the leading cloud platforms and hosting providers to protect over 3,300 organizations worldwide. Built for cloud scale, the Alert Logic patented platform stores petabytes of data, analyses over 400 million events and identifies over 50,000 security incidents each month, which are managed by its 24×7 Security Operations Center. Alert Logic, founded in 2002, is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Seattle, Dallas, Cardiff, Belfast and London. For more information, please visit www.alertlogic.com.

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