Gartner Positions Cato in the “Visionaries” Quadrant in the Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

October 24th, 2018

Gartner Evaluates Cato Cloud, Cato’s SD-WAN as a Service, Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 24, 2018 – Cato Networks, a leading provider of secure, global SD-WAN as a service, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure.”

“Being named a ‘Visionary’ by Gartner is testament to Cato’s innovation in enterprise SD-WAN,” said Shlomo Kramer co-founder and CEO of Cato Networks, “Real IT transformation comes about when organizations can simplify their networks, bringing all of their assets onto one global network. Cato’s convergence of security and SD-WAN into the cloud enables enterprises to achieve that vision.”

Entrance into the Magic Quadrant is the latest acknowledgment of Cato revolutionary approach to networking. Gartner named Cato a 2017 Cool Vendor in mid-market security. 451 research discussed the broad and deep innovation of Cato in an in-depth report. Jeremy D’Hoinne from Gartner included Cato Networks in his report on Firewall-as-a-Service (FWaaS) and positioned Cato as a threat to the current appliance-based network security leader.

To date, more than 200 enterprises with thousands of global locations, hundreds of cloud instances, and thousands of mobile users rely on Cato Cloud. Cato is well-funded with $70M raised to date and backed by leading investors — Greylock, Aspect Ventures, and USVP.  Cato has used that funding in part to build the largest, independent cloud-based SD-WAN network in the world with more than 40 points-of-presence (PoPs) around the globe, a third more PoPs than its closest competitor.

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About Cato Networks

Cato Networks provides organizations with a cloud-based and secure global SD-WAN. Cato delivers an integrated networking and security platform that securely connects all enterprise locations, people, and data. Cato Cloud cuts MPLS costs, improves performance between global locations and to cloud applications, eliminates branch appliances, provides secure Internet access everywhere, and seamlessly integrates mobile users and cloud datacenters into the WAN. Visit and Twitter: @CatoNetworks.

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