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TMCNet:  Check Point a Leader in Enterprise Network Firewall Market Through Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

[April 30, 2014]

Check Point a Leader in Enterprise Network Firewall Market Through Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/14 -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls(1). Check Point has been positioned as a Leader in Enterprise Network Firewalls since 1999.

"The Next-generation Firewall market is one in which Check Point consistently demonstrates industry leadership, a credit to our focus on the unique combination of innovation and execution," said Gabi Reish, vice president of product management for Check Point Software Technologies. "Since pioneering the industry with FireWall-1 and our patented stateful-inspection technology, Check Point clearly has continued to innovate. We believe our longstanding position in the Leaders quadrant reaffirms that Check Point delivers market-leading products that protect against growing threats both simply and effectively." We believe Check Point is highly recognized by both customers and analysts for its unparalleled network protection through award-winning security solutions. Check Point security appliances start with the 600 appliances, offering big security to small businesses, up to the 61000 appliance model, the industry's fastest security system. Users are able to choose from a wide variety of advanced security capabilities as part of Check Point's industry-leading Software Blade Architecture�, with pre-defined security packages including Next Generation Firewall and Next Generation Threat Prevention.

"As a customer for several years now, I congratulate Check Point for its stellar record of leadership position in the enterprise firewall space," said Hank Kline, director, Internet services at Expedia, Inc. "I believe this kind of distinct history certainly reflects Check Point's continual commitment to delivering outstanding, simple and flexible firewall solutions that can be easily customized with software blades to meet the particular security needs of its customers." For more information about Check Point's appliance portfolio, visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/appliances/index.html.

For more information on the Gartner Enterprise Network Firewalls Magic Quadrant, visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/promo/gartner-firewall-2014/index.html.

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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.

(1) from the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls by Greg Young, Adam Hils, Jeremy D'Hoinne, ID Number: G00258296 Source: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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