Best security company

Winner: IBM

IBM has been an industry leader for nearly 50 years, helping CxOs and IT professionals secure their corporate infrastructures with solutions that go beyond just collections of niche products. IBM's customers rely on the planet's most secure databases, applications, operating systems, storage and servers. IBM offers comprehensive security solutions and services addressing compliance, applications, data, identity and access management, networks, threat prevention, systems security, email, encryption, virtualization and cloud security.

Through an end-to-end approach to security across people and identity, data, applications, infrastructure, compliance and the physical infrastructure, IBM's security capabilities are among the
top in the industry. With multiple leadership awards in market presence and technology innovation, IBM is able to offer more than 120 security products and the experience of over 15,000 researchers, developers and SMEs focused on security initiatives.

IBM clients gain the benefit of integrated, security solutions that reduce the cost and complexity of managing security solutions from multiple vendors.

IBM's world-class security support services provide the technical and operational expertise needed to maximize security investment. By providing a global network of support centers to assist customers worldwide, often in their native language, IBM partners with its customers around the clock to solve any implementation and technical issues.

This support is available regardless of client location or implementation method of hardware, software and/or managed security services. IBM provides a variety of support levels – from self-help to tiered levels – enabling customers to choose the one that best meets their needs. IBM is recognized for its outstanding customer support and consistently high customer satisfaction.

The company has staked a firm claim in the security marketplace and emerged as a market leader capable of meeting any global organization's security needs through an integrated, diverse and flexible portfolio of products and services across key industries.

With a strong, deep and broad security portfolio, IBM is in a strong position, able to leverage its considerable assets and reputation and provide innovative technologies and intellectual property that address both today's vulnerabilities and newly emerging threats.

Finalists 2010

  • BigFix
  • Fortify Software
  • IBM 
  • McAfee
  • Qualys

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