Varonis DatAnywhere Included in Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Varonis Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRNS), the leading provider of software solutions for unstructured, human-generated enterprise data, has been included in Gartner's new Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS).

Varonis is one of 16 vendors included in the new Gartner Magic Quadrant, which assesses both "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute" to help organizations select the most appropriate products to meet their needs. Varonis has been evaluated for its DatAnywhere offering, a secure enterprise file sync and sharing solution. "The market for EFSS has grown rapidly since 2010, with more than 140 players originating from a variety of markets and technology backgrounds having different approaches and business models," Gartner states, defining the category this way: "EFSS (Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing) refers to a range of on-premises or cloud-based capabilities that enable individuals to synchronize and share documents, photos, videos and files across multiple devices, such as smartphones, tablets and PCs. Sharing can happen between people (for example, partners and customers) within or outside the organization, or on a mobile device, as data sharing among apps. Access to files in enterprise repositories (such as file servers and content platforms) from mobile devices or remote PCs extends user productivity and collaboration to modern use cases. Security and collaboration support are critical aspects for enterprises to adopt EFSS." As context, Gartner asserts, "EFSS has become a priority for organizations to enable a modern, digital workplace for employees, partners and even clients. Organizations are increasingly investing in enterprise-class capabilities such as EFSS, which complement mobile productivity and collaboration features with data protection, security and compliance. Initially, organizations aim to stem the widespread usage of personal cloud services at work and the relative threats."

David Gibson, Vice President at Varonis, said, "We developed DatAnywhere with a vision of removing the tension between employee mobility and accessibility of the vast intellectual capital stored in existing file shares, and heightened security risks. These are two of the most important and often conflicting challenges faced by IT executives. With DatAnywhere, enterprises can now have the same functionalities as cloud-based EFSS on for all or part of their existing file share data without moving it or changing it. We are thrilled to be recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for EFSS for the first time, as we build on the momentum that DatAnywhere has achieved in its first two years."

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Source: Gartner, Market Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing, July 22, 2015

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About Varonis

Varonis is the leading provider of software solutions for unstructured, human-generated enterprise data. Varonis provides an innovative software platform that allows enterprises to map, analyze, manage and migrate their unstructured data. Varonis specializes in human-generated data, a type of unstructured data that includes an enterprise's spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations, audio files, video files, emails, text messages and any other data created by employees. This data often contains an enterprise's financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property and numerous other forms of vital information. IT and business personnel deploy Varonis software for a variety of use cases, including data governance, data security, archiving, file synchronization, enhanced mobile data accessibility and information collaboration. As of June 30, 2015, Varonis had approximately 3,750 customers, spanning leading firms in the financial services, public, healthcare, industrial, energy & utilities, technology, consumer and retail, education and media & entertainment sectors.

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