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SOURCE Wurldtech Security Technologies
Prestigious Cool Vendor Distinction for Managing Operational Technology in a Digital Business
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wurldtech Security Technologies, the leader in protecting mission-critical connected devices from cyber security threats, has been included in Gartner's coveted list of "Cool Vendors for Managing OT in a Digital Business, 2014"*. The selection process for the report is determined by analyzing operational technology (OT) security solution vendors that approach the critical infrastructure space with innovative, fresh ideas.
"It's an honor to be recognized by Gartner," said Neil McDonnell, CEO of Wurldtech. "The Cool Vendor report is a very thorough and well-researched publication. We consider our inclusion to be a testament to our exceptional critical infrastructure security solutions, our satisfied customer base and the growing importance of protecting critical infrastructure from cyber attack."
Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting innovative vendors and their products and services. The annual report highlights emerging vendors that provide inventive technologies warranting attention from prospective customers. For more information, visit: http://www.gartner.com/technology/research/cool-vendors/
Gartner points out that these reports are meant to help organizations filter out hype; hone in on worthwhile innovations, and identify those vendors that are inflection points in market evolution. Through statistical analysis, Gartner has found that the innovative value of Cool Vendor mention lasts over time and that Cool Vendor reports have spotted successful companies.
Wurldtech is in the business of protecting critical infrastructure from cyber attack. Wurldtech works with both device manufacturers and system operators to provide protection for critical infrastructure against the persistent and dynamic cyber threats. Customers worldwide spanning Oil & Gas, Electric Power, Medical, Nuclear, Chemical, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Water Treatment markets rely on Wurldtech products and services to reduce the risks and costs of a cyber attack, maximize system uptime and meet compliance mandates. Our Achilles® certification programs have been widely adopted by both manufacturers and operators to deliver third party benchmark testing of product and system security. Additional information can be found at www.wurldtech.com
*"A statistical look back at Gartner Cool Vendor reports since 2004", published May 22, 2012. Gartner document number G00234679
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