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February 04, 2013

Gartner Positions CA Technologies in the Leaders Quadrant

Data loss prevention is an important aspect in businesses, as the effects of data loss can be extremely damaging. An ideal data loss prevention technology helps users to monitor, analyze and control various stages of data creation and storage.

CA Technologies (News - Alert) recently announced that the company’s Dataminder solution was recognized by Gartner (News - Alert) as a leading date protection solution. According to CA Technologies, Gartner has placed the company in its Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention.

CA DataMinder allows users to access, analyze and classify data anytime, from any location. After allowing them to conduct these functions, the solution prevents data leakage and controls its lifecycle to put it better use. The solution provides users with the ability to control the information at the stage of creation, allowing more control later stages of data management.

According to Gartners, content-aware data loss prevention (DLP) technologies are the ones which can analyze data and respond to situations. These responses may include a simple notification or more advanced responses, like blocking a data. But all these responses surely help the users preventing data loss.

“CA DataMinder’s ability to locate and classify enterprise data and control its use based on the content makes it an essential component of our content-aware identity and access management solution strategy,” said Mike Denning, general manager, Security, CA Technologies. “We believe our positioning in the ‘Leaders’ quadrant of Gartner’s report confirms the strength of our solutions and highlights the positive evolution of our strategy.”

Recently, the company partnered with for the development of scientific and technical education in schools that work for the underprivileged. is a CA Technologies customer too, which company allows teachers submit funding requests based on various classroom projects.

Edited by Ashley Caputo

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