Zscaler Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm
March 2009 by Marc Jacob
Zscaler has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the March 2009 report titled “Cool Vendors in Software-as-a-Service Security, 2009” by Gartner, Inc.
The cool vendors that Gartner’s security analysts have chosen for 2009 represent the leading edge Technological innovation in this crucial area. “We are thrilled that Zscaler has been selected as a Cool Vendor,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO of Zscaler. “Web 2.0 technologies and the emergence of cloud computing is creating several new challenges for URL filtering and data leakage prevention. Zscaler’s highly scalable architecture and global network of gateways provides unmatched web security at ultra-low latency.”
About Gartner’s Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner’s listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.
Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn’t do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner’s interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months. More information about this can be found in Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Software-as-a-Service Security, 2009” published on March 17, 2009 and written by Ray Wagner, Peter Firstbrook, Arabella Hallawell, John Girard, John Pescatore, Kelly M. Kavanagh, Neil MacDonald