Corero Recognized as Visionary in Magic Quadrant for Network Intrusion Prevention Systems

Evaluation based on Completeness of Vision and the Ability to Execute

Hudson, MA, December 13, 2010 – Evaluation based on Completeness of Vision and the Ability to Execute

Corero announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries Quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Network Intrusion Prevention Systems."A total of 14 security vendors were included in the Magic Quadrant based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision and other Gartner criteria.

We believe our positioning in the Visionaries quadrant by Gartner reflects our success in introducing 7 innovative Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) models in 2010," stated Peter Rendall, Corero CEO & President. "Our enterprise customers are impressed with our newest EC and ES-Series IPS products that offer the highest investment protection, unmatched reliability, blazing performance, and reduced power consumption. We continue to receive high praises for our strong post-sales and technical support which has boosted our market success."

Gartner stated in the report, "Deep inspection network-based intrusion prevention continues to be a due diligence security control."

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc., and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Reference: Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Network Intrusion Prevention Systems" by Greg Young and John Pescatore, Dec. 06, 2010.