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SonicWALL Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm's 2011 Magic Quadrant for SSL VPN

Thursday, December 15, 2011

SonicWALL Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm's 2011 Magic Quadrant for SSL VPN08:08 EST Thursday, December 15, 2011Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SonicWALL, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, today announced that it is positioned in the Visionaries quadrant of the December 2011 Magic Quadrant for SSL VPNs by Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. In his report, Gartner analyst John Girard highlighted the importance of SSL VPN for remote access, business continuity and mobility for enterprise deployments.According to Girard, "Multimodal remote access creates a need for vigilant security that works across multiple devices and OSs, taking the working definition of a remote-access VPN well beyond the basic need for an encrypted transport connection."The SonicWALL Aventail® E-Class Secure Remote Access (SRA) Series delivers a complete remote access control solution for Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Mobile, iOS and Android devices. Employees, business partners and contractors benefit from secure, high-performance, policy-based client or clientless access to the applications and resources they need from virtually any device, anywhere."SonicWALL has a long history of delivering innovative and market-leading solutions to its customers. I believe being placed in the Visionaries quadrant reinforces our strong commitment to the secure access market," said Patrick Sweeney, vice president of product management at SonicWALL. "The award-winning Aventail E-Class SRA Series makes users more productive and provides easy access to more applications from more devices?including the wildly popular iPhones and iPads?than any other secure access solution. We are proud to count global industry leaders like Merial and The Continental Group amongst the many customers that use SonicWALL SSL VPN solutions."SonicWALL provides a wide range of scalable remote access solutions that fit organizations of every size, from small-to medium-sized businesses to the largest global enterprise. SonicWALL Aventail E-Class SRA Series solutions deliver remote access control, minimize escalating infrastructure costs and complexity and provide application access with security, granular control of the endpoint and unified policy management. The recently announced Mobile Connect for iOS app provides secure remote access from iPads and iPhones and is available immediately from the App Store?.For more news on Dynamic Security and Next-Generation Networks, follow SonicWALL on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. About the Magic QuadrantGartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in our research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.About SonicWALL, Inc.Guided by its vision of Dynamic Security for the Global Network, SonicWALL develops advanced intelligent network security and data protection solutions that adapt as organizations evolve and as threats evolve. Trusted by small and large enterprises worldwide, SonicWALL solutions are designed to detect and control applications and protect networks from intrusions and malware attacks through award-winning hardware, software and virtual appliance-based solutions. For more information, visit © 2011 SonicWALL, Inc. All rights reserved. SonicWALL® is a registered trademark of SonicWALL, Inc. and all other SonicWALL product and service names and slogans are trademarks or registered trademarks of SonicWALL, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.Patrick Sweeney SonicWALL, Inc.For further information: CONTACT: Jock Breitwieser of SonicWALL, Inc., +1-408-800-5625,; Kristen Leon of Bond PR, +1-415-848-2626,, for SonicWALL, Inc.