Radware Positioned as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers for Fifth Time -- Recognized for Having Most Completeness of Vision in 2013

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MAHWAH, N.J., Nov. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radware® (Nasdaq:RDWR), a leading provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, today announced it is it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant for its Application Delivery Controllers in the October 30, 2013 Magic Quadrant. This marks the fifth occurrence that Radware has held a position in the Leaders Quadrant for its application delivery controllers.

Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. It offers world-class, objective insight on virtually any area of IT. Gartner's Magic Quadrant research methodology provides a graphical competitive positioning of four types of technology providers in fast-growing markets: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players and Challengers.

Evaluation criteria for a product or service, according to Gartner "evaluates the capabilities of the products or solutions offered to the market. Key items to be considered for the application delivery market are how well the products address enterprise application needs, the breadth of the products (in terms of different functional capabilities) and how well they scale — from entry-level products to high-end products and features. Support for virtual ADCs and virtualized ADC platforms — as well as support for cloud requirements, including elasticity and orchestration — is considered important. Key aspects that demonstrate continued execution in this area are how the vendor expands the types of applications that are optimized, as well as the flexibility to deploy the ADC in different form factors and deployment architectures."

"We are honored to be recognized as a 'leader' again in the ADC magic quadrant and for having the most completeness of vision in the 2013 report," says Ilan Kinreich, chief operating officer, Radware. "Our drive for innovation ensures we remain on the cutting edge of technology."

Radware's keen understanding that mission-critical applications can affect employee productivity, business reputation and generated revenues, allows the organization to deliver advanced application delivery services in the most cost-effective way. This ensures customers receive a fast return on their investment.

"From providing best quality web application experience through SLA assurance to understanding customers' security needs and synthesizing this into products, we remain steadfast on providing more value to our customers. As software defined networks and network functions virtualization gain adoption into the market, we'll continue to strengthen our leadership by continuing to offer SDN-enabled solutions," added Kinreich.

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