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Imperva is an Overall Leader in the 2023 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Data Security Platforms Report

Imperva is a leader in every category – Market, Innovation, and Product

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Imperva, Inc., (@Imperva) the cybersecurity leader that protects critical applications, APIs, and data, anywhere at scale, is an Overall Leader in the 2023 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Data Security Platforms. Previously, Imperva was positioned as an Overall Leader in the 2021 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Database and Big Data Security report. 

About the Report
Analyst firm KuppingerCole provided an overview of the Data Security Platforms market, along with guidance and recommendations for finding the sensitive data protection and governance products that meet organizations’ specific requirements. KuppingerCole recognizes vendors for their abilities to implement database security across heterogeneous environments, and support of cloud-native distributed application models and protection for cloud migration projects. KuppingerCole also closely assessed vendors based on their support for cloud-based and hybrid deployments, and integrating with existing cloud-native identity and security services.

KC Leaders 2023 DSP

“Imperva was recognized for the widest coverage for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data.”

“DSF elevates security insights for customers by enriching log data with application context through seamless integration across Imperva’s data and application security platforms.”

“Imperva is the only pureplay cybersecurity company of the three top leaders.”  

“We are gratified to secure a second consecutive accolade for data security overall leadership in KuppingerCole’s Leadership Compass reports,” said Dan Neault, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Data Security at Imperva. “This analyst leadership recognition validates that Imperva’s strategy and product innovation aligns with customers’ expectations for simplified end-to-end data security — no matter where their data resides, in any phase of their cloud journey, and whenever they need to scale to meet their dynamic security infrastructures”.

Imperva’s results: A leader in every category
According to the report, Imperva achieved an Overall Leadership rating with combined strengths in product, innovation and market leadership. In the vendor evaluation section of the report, KuppingerCole recognized Imperva with a strong positive rating across the board for Security, Functionality, Deployment, Interoperability, and Usability capabilities. The write up for Imperva Data Security Fabric (DSF) positions our solution as “a modern, hybrid data security platform with the widest coverage for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. DSF combines data security and privacy capabilities that allow for unlimited scalability, massive reduction of the infrastructure footprint, and unified visibility, control, and automation across all environments. DSF elevates security insights for customers by enriching log data with application context through seamless integration across Imperva’s data and application security platforms.”

Imperva is recognized as a Market Champion
Imperva is one among the Market Champions recognized for massive international presence, large partner network, and impressive customer base.

Imperva continues to demonstrate Innovation Leadership
Considered a data security veteran, Imperva continues to demonstrate leadership that can keep up with the evolving market and deliver new innovative capabilities at a steady pace. This is most evident by Imperva weaving its security capabilities into a single Data Security Fabric, leveraging its broad coverage that comes from their 20-year history as the only pureplay cybersecurity company of the three top leaders.

Imperva Data Security Fabric improves Imperva’s Product Leadership
Imperva improved its position since the previous review in 2021. After the rebranding in 2022, the company transformed its go-to-market strategy, substantially grew its partner network, and delivered a unified data platform combining security and privacy capabilities.

Imperva Data Security Fabric Strengths
“• Integrated platform approach to data protection.
• Full coverage of the data protection lifecycle.
• Advanced security intelligence and behavior analytics.
• Strong focus on cloud data protection.
• Extremely broad support of heterogeneous data sources.”

KuppingerCole recognizes vendors for their abilities to implement database security across heterogeneous environments, following the latest trends such as increasing adoption of cloud-native distributed application models, and a growing demand for cloud migration projects. In addition, vendors ranked accordingly for their strong emphasis on supporting cloud-based and hybrid deployments and integrating with existing cloud-native identity and security services.

Key criteria for inclusion in this report:

  • Unified support for multiple relational and NoSQL data platforms.
  • Comprehensive support for popular Big Data frameworks.
  • Support for hybrid deployments across on-premises and cloud infrastructures or managed database services.
  • Centralized management, analytics, and audit across multiple data stores.

Get a complimentary copy of the KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Data Security Platforms

Additional resources:

KuppingerCole whitepaper: Why Your Organization Needs Data-centric Security

Imperva Data Security Fabric (DSF)

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