Illumio Named Best Product By Cyber Defense Magazine

Company’s Adaptive Security Platform is recognized with two awards for strengths in data center and cloud security

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 – Illumio today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine, a leading information security magazine and media partner of the annual RSA® Conference, named the company a winner of two 2017 industry awards: “Best Product in Data Center Security Solutions” and “Best Product in Cloud Security Solutions.” Illumio was honored by the magazine for its unique approach to reducing customers’ attack surface inside data centers and cloud environments, containing attacks that do happen, and providing users with an MRI machine-like visibility into all applications dependencies and communications – different from anything else on the market.

“On the heels of Illumio’s fourth anniversary and news of our 400 percent year-over-year bookings growth, the award recognition by Cyber Defense Magazine is further proof of the value our Adaptive Security Platform is bringing to the market,” said Alan Cohen, Chief Commercial Officer of Illumio. “Our adaptive segmentation technology is fast becoming a core part the data center and cloud security strategy for many of the world’s largest enterprises.”

Illumio is the industry’s first adaptive segmentation technology that provides continuous cyber protection of workloads and applications within or across the data center and public cloud. Many of the world’s most trusted brands have turned to Illumio for its adaptive segmentation software. This includes nine of the largest 15 financial institutions in the U.S., and four of the top seven global Software-as-a-Service companies.

Cyber Defense Magazine features annual information security awards. All award recognition is based on submissions judged by security professionals who have certification such as CISSP, FMDHS, or CEH – and the evaluation process is based on an independent review of each company's materials and other market variables.

About Illumio

Illumio stops cyber threats by controlling the lateral movement of unauthorized communications through its breakthrough adaptive segmentation technology. The company’s Adaptive Security Platform™ visualizes application traffic and delivers continuous, scalable, and dynamic policy and enforcement to every bare-metal server, VM, container, and VDI within data centers and public clouds. Using Illumio, enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, Plantronics, Salesforce, King Entertainment, NetSuite, Oak Hill Advisors, and Creative Artists Agency have achieved secure application and cloud migration, environmental segmentation, compliance and high-value application protection from breaches and threats with no changes to applications or infrastructure. For more information, visit www.illumio.com or follow us @Illumio.

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