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Immediate News Release

AlienVault Placed in Visionaries Quadrant of Magic Quadrant for SIEM

Unified Security Management and Threat Intelligence provider included in Gartner Critical
Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

August 2014: AlienVault, the leading provider of Unified Security Management
solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, announced today that it has been positioned by
Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Security Information and
Event Management. In addition, AlienVault was included in the Critical Capabilities for Security
Information and Event Management report.
As one of 15 companies included in the Magic Quadrant, and the only company to be positioned in the
Visionaries quadrant, AlienVault was recognized for its ability to execute and completeness of vision.
AlienVault provides asset discovery, file integrity monitoring, vulnerability assessment and both host-
based and network-based intrusion detection system (IDS) capabilities, all of which are built into its
Unified Security Management platform.
For the third year in a row, Gartner has positioned AlienVault in the Visionaries quadrant and this year
we are the only vendor included, which we believe is great validation of our unique approach to
addressing todays advanced threats, said Barmak Meftah, AlienVault President and CEO. We are on a
mission to simplify the way security professionals detect and mitigate threats by unifying the technology
and crowd-sourced threat intelligence into an easy-to-use, complete and affordable solution for
companies of all sizes, especially the underserved midmarket.
AlienVault was also included again this year in Gartners Critical Capabilities for Security Information
and Event Management report, which is written to help SIEM buyers to define their requirements and
select the appropriate technology. In the report, AlienVault was assessed for common use cases such as
SIEM, threat management and compliance.
We are extremely delighted and would this opportunity to congratulate AlienVault for this splendid
feat once again this year. We are confident with this unique achievement enterprises would be more
than willing to adopt this technology at their premises, Mohammad Mobasseri, CEO at emt Distribution
said, This will also boost the confidence of our channel partners and help them open up new avenues
for business in the region.
emt Distribution is authorised to distribute AlienVault products in Middle East.

About the Magic Quadrant
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About AlienVault
AlienVault is the champion of mid-size organizations that lack sufficient staff, security expertise,
technology or budget to defend against modern threats. Our Unified Security Management (USM)
platform provides all of the essential security controls required for complete security visibility, and is
designed to enable any IT or security practitioner to benefit from results on day one. Powered by the
latest AlienVault Labs Threat Intelligence and the Open Threat Exchangethe worlds largest crowd-
sourced threat intelligence exchangeAlienVault USM delivers a unified, simple and affordable solution
for threat detection and compliance management. AlienVault is a privately held company
headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GGV
Capital, Intel Capital, Sigma West, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.
For more information visit www.AlienVault.com or follow us on Twitter.
About emt Distribution
emt Distribution is one of the leading global value added distributors with a foot print spanning several
continents with offices located in Australia, Austria, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, UK and UAE. The
company has been part of the technology distribution landscape for over 15 years. The companys
portfolio consists of security, virtualisation, communication, and analytics solutions.
emt Distribution is well positioned to provide pre-and post-sales support with their team of experienced
product specialists. Its team possesses leading industry qualifications, and is equipped with all relevant
vendor certification to act as "Trusted Advisors" for channel partners and end-users.
AlienVault, Open Threat Exchange, ThreatFinder and Unified Security Management are trademarks of AlienVault. All other
company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective companies.

Media Contact

Cecilia Obas
emt Distribution
Dubai, UAE
E-mail: marcom@emt.ae