Proofpoint, Inc.
Jul 9, 2014

Proofpoint Positioned as a Leader in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways

Leadership Position Secured for the Sixth Consecutive Year

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 -- Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, today announced Gartner Inc. positioned Proofpoint in the leader's quadrant of its "Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways"1 for the sixth consecutive year. Proofpoint was positioned furthest and highest respectively on the "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute" axes.

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"We believe our recognition as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways further validates our dedication to protecting organizations from today's unpredictable, highly advanced and targeted threats," said Gary Steele, CEO for Proofpoint. "Email is increasingly recognized as the leading threat vector -- and organizations need innovative security solutions to remain ahead of attackers. We believe our leadership for the past six years demonstrates our deep commitment."

Proofpoint Security-as-a-Service Solutions for Email Security
The Gartner evaluation included Proofpoint's flagship email security solution, Proofpoint Enterprise Protection™. The company is known for delivering security-as-a-service data protection solutions to help organizations safeguard their data from attack. Teams can also effectively meet the complex and evolving regulatory compliance and data governance mandates. Proofpoint's security-as-a-service solutions for email security include:

Proofpoint also offers email archiving, eDiscovery and email management solutions including Proofpoint Enterprise Archive™, a SaaS archiving solution. In addition, Proofpoint Enterprise Governance™ uses patented Digital Thread™ technology to track, classify, monitor and apply policy to unstructured information anywhere in the enterprise.

To download the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways, please visit: For more information on Proofpoint Enterprise Protection, please visit

About Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance, and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint's expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at

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Proofpoint, Proofpoint Enterprise Protection, Proofpoint Enterprise Privacy, Proofpoint Enterprise Archive, Proofpoint Enterprise Governance, Digital Thread, Proofpoint Threat Response, and Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection are trademarks or registered trademarks of Proofpoint, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

1 Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways" by Peter Firstbrook, Brian Lowans, July 1, 2014.

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