Sangfor Recognized as a “Visionary” Vendor in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Network Firewalls

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Posted Nov 12, 2021 09:34 (GMT +7)


Sangfor is proud to announce that they have been named a “Visionary” Vendor in the “2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls”.

Per Gartner, “Visionaries show strong vision and market-leading innovation in relation to, among other things, securing work-from-home users, ensuring the security of workloads, enabling east-west segmentation in public cloud and software-defined networking environments, and automating threat detection.”

Enhanced Architecture & Features

Sangfor NGAF is the world's first AI-enabled Next-Generation Firewall and the first to include a fully integrated Web Application Firewall. With 7 years of recognition in the Magic Quadrant, NGAF is still moving forward with new innovations to meet the needs of an ever-changing security threat landscape. The newest NGAF includes completely redesigned AI technology, improved performance, and enhanced network and application security protections.

NGAF has always been innovative, with new features like complete endpoint and application traffic visibility, enhanced XDDR coordinated defence with other Sangfor products like Cyber Command. It actively seeks out threats using ground-breaking integrated cloud-based deception, human-machine identification, on-demand vulnerability detection and other new technologies.

Security & Cloud Make Sangfor the Market Leader

Digital transformation continues to sweep the world, while network boundaries become increasingly blurred. Data centres are answering the call meeting greater needs by using NGAF for increased availability, increased stability, and security.

NGAF provides multiple lines of network & application defence, more offensive security functions and third-party integration, all in an easy to manage solution designed to actively identify and neutralize threats.

Next-Generation Cloudification with FWaaS

NGAF has embraced the cloud by evolving into Firewall-as-a-Service, providing a virtual defence solution supporting a wide variety of cloud platforms.

FWaaS is based on NGAF’s innovative threat detection technology, recognized as “Most Secure NGFW (AAA)” by CyberRatings, uses AI detection, semantic detection, in-depth analysis of traffic entering the network, and AI-based rapid identification for blocking of known and unknown threats. With industry-leading application containment & proxy avoidance protection and “one-click” handling of events, administrators have immediate relevant remediation recommendations for any potential security event.

Read the report here.

Source: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls, by Rajpreet Kaur, Jeremy D'Hoinne, Nat Smith and Adam Hils, 1 November 2021

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About Sangfor Technologies

Sangfor is a global leading vendor of Cyber Security and Cloud Computing solutions.

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