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Proofpoint Named a Leader for the 7th time in a row in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

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The “Cloud First” strategy to reduce cost and improve overall user productivity brings new compliance and security risks to organisations. This digital transformation in organisations is making a migration to a cloud-based archiving system a logical next step. But developing a secure cloud-based data archiving and compliance strategy isn’t easy. Legal and compliance teams struggle with how to best retain, discover, and supervise email, IM, social media, enterprise collaboration and website content in compliance with evolving regulations around.  They must protect and monitor their organisations and clients’ data. They are also expected to enable secure and compliant use of social media.

Amid this increased regulatory landscape, exponential data growth, staff cuts, and cost constraints, their archiving tools are failing them with inadequate capabilities, obsolescence, increased security risk and an ever-increasing manual workload. They struggle with swiftly producing required records during legal discovery and regulatory audits and demonstrating ongoing supervision of their employees. This widening gap leaves too many organisations vulnerable to fines and regulators’ scrutiny—hurting their reputation and bottom line.

Each year organisations across the globe look to Gartner, Inc. for a comprehensive evaluation of products and services that provide archiving for email, social media, files, and other content types. Proofpoint is committed to simplifying compliance and e-discovery with uncompromising data security across the ever-changing landscape of enterprise data and this has resulted in seven consecutive years of Gartner enterprise archiving leadership.

We believe our Leader position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving for the seventh consecutive year reflects our unmatched, proven ability to reduce reputational risk across all electronically stored information sources that matter, including email, collaboration platforms, social media, voice, and text.  Proofpoint Enterprise Archive simplifies compliance, easily manages data growth, and reduces the cost of e-discovery with streamlined legal, discovery, regulatory compliance, machine learning capabilities, and end-user data access. Proofpoint works across the industry’s broadest collection of electronically stored information (ESI) sources and enables IT teams to more efficiently manage and access their data. Proofpoint Enterprise Archive establishes and enforces policies and review processes for specific regulations and geographies to reduce the risk of costly fines, adverse inferences, and damaged reputations.

Keep your compliance data secure

As the largest SaaS security company in the world (over 6000 large customers globally), Proofpoint understands the importance of security for organisations. Our solutions help organisations not only reduce point-in-time risk but also ensure the proper management over the long-term lifecycle of data. Compliance archives contain massive amounts of sensitive data and have to be protected against malicious attacks. With Proofpoint DoubleBlind™ Key Architecture, we offer the industry's most secure archive. Only Proofpoint ensures separation of encryption keys from encrypted data, guaranteeing only the customer has complete control over data access. Proofpoint Enterprise Archive is also SSAE16 Type II certified for both our data centers as well for the application itself--providing third-party validation of documented and followed procedures and security controls ensuring customers can trust their data is safe.

On top of that Proofpoint reinvests 20% of our annual revenue into research and development, and our SaaS archiving roadmap continues to lead the market in innovation. Proofpoint has a continued customer satisfaction on both product and support (90+% renewal rates and 95+% customer satisfaction rates). We recommend you use the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving to gain insight into the strengths that continue to make Proofpoint a Leader.

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Gartner, "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving," Julian Tirsu, 3 December 2018

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