[Johannesburg, 24 January 2018] Hillstone Networks, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced it has been named to Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems for the second year in a row.1 Hillstone Networks was also recognised in the 2017 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction)2 and 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls.

Hillstone Networks placed again in @Gartner_inc Magic Quadrant for IDPS.

“We believe that being recognised by Gartner in this Magic Quadrant validates that the advancements and breakthroughs that we are making in our network security platform directly addresses and mitigates today’s cyber security challenges,” said Tim Liu, CTO and co-founder, Hillstone Networks. “We are committed to ensuring the digital security of all our customers’ critical assets.”

Hillstone Networks delivers a broad portfolio of network security solutions, supporting detection and prevention options that include signatures at the perimeter, behavioral analytics, anti-malware and cloud-based sandboxing. Hillstone NIPS can be deployed in the network to inspect traffic left undetected by perimeter solutions, and is an integral part of network security systems for its high-performance, no compromise, best-of-breed protection capability, as well as broad and flexible deployment scenarios.

The Hillstone Networks portfolio includes: Network Intrusion Prevention System (NIPS), Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW), Server Breach Detection Systems (sBDS), CloudEdge, CloudHive and Security Management Solutions, protecting customers’ assets from the perimeter to the internal networks, from SMBs to enterprises.

The 2018 Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems report is available to subscribers at www.gartner.com.

  1. Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems” by Craig Lawson, Claudio Neiva, 10 January 2018.
  2. Recognised as Niche Player in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls)” by Jeremy D’Hoinne, Rajpreet Kaur, Adam Hils, 20 June 2017.
  3. Recognised as Niche Player in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls” by Adam Hils, Jeremy D’Hoinne, Rajpreet Kaur, 10 July 2017.

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