WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the leader in Next-Generation Endpoint Security (NGES), was named a "50 on Fire" winner by BostInno in the technology category of its annual "50 on Fire" awards at a ceremony Thursday evening in Boston.
The "50 on Fire" winners represent a group of diverse individuals and organizations who are driving the innovation economy in Boston and beyond.
To select the 50 winners, BostInno culls through thousands of nominations and narrows the field down to a list of 200 finalists. The list is then turned over to a panel of expert judges to weigh in on the final selections.
"This is a wonderful honor for the Bit9 + Carbon Black team," said Bit9 + Carbon Black Chief Executive Officer Patrick Morley. "We are proud not only because our next-gen endpoint security solutions are enabling organizations worldwide to protect their information, but because this honor from BostInno underscores that we are also considered to be an integral part of the innovation in the Boston economy. Congratulations to all of this year's winners and nominees."
The award from BostInno continues a trend of accolades for Bit9+ Carbon Black's leadership in Next-Generation Endpoint Security, including:
- #1 in endpoint protection, as voted by security professionals in SANS Institute Awards
- #1 in incident response, according to a SANS survey of IR professionals
- #1 in market share, according to IDC
About Bit9 + Carbon Black
Bit9 + Carbon Black is the market leader in Next-Generation Endpoint Security. We have sold more licenses, have more experience, and more customers than any other NGES company because our solution is the most effective way to prevent, detect and respond to advanced threats that target users, servers, and fixed-function devices. That's why more than 60 MSSP and IR leaders, including Dell SecureWorks, EY, Optiv and Solutionary, have chosen our technology as a key component of their security offerings, and 25 of the Fortune 100 rely on us as a critical element of their advanced threat defense and compliance strategies. By the end of 2015, we expect to achieve 7 million+ software licenses sold, and almost 2,000 customers worldwide. We were voted Best Endpoint Protection by security professionals in the SANS Institute's Best of 2014 Awards, and a 2015 SANS survey found that 68 percent of IR professionals are using or evaluating Carbon Black. And IDC, in 2015, named Bit9 + Carbon Black the leader in endpoint security, with 37 percent market share.
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