Imperva Named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls for the Fifth Year in a Row

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 6, 2018-- Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMPV), a leading global provider of best-in-class cybersecurity solutions on-premises, in the cloud and across hybrid environments, today announced that it has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls for the fifth year in a row.

“We are incredibly proud to be named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls for the fifth consecutive year,” said Chris Hylen, president and CEO of Imperva. “Our customers count on us for comprehensive protection, accurate detection, and flexible security solutions for on-premises and cloud environments. We are pleased with the recognition from Gartner, which we believe validates our success in meeting the needs of our customers to safeguard their digital assets.”

According to Gartner, “Web application strategies include a “hybrid approach” that protects on-premises and cloud-hosted assets with the same WAF technology as the best use cases for WAF appliances.”1

The company feels that its ability to protect websites with a comprehensive solution is confirmed by Imperva customers. Customers rated Imperva with an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 for the web application firewalls market based on 77 ratings (source: Gartner Peer Insights, as of Sept. 4, 2018). “The most comprehensive WAF solution to-date,” said a technology manager in the finance industry.”“Easy implementation, great features, good product,” said an IT Infrastructure director in the Services Industry.”

About Imperva WAF Solutions

Imperva WAF analyzes user access to business-critical web applications and protects these applications and the data they utilize from targeted web-based attacks. The combination of on-premises appliances, cloud-based services, threat intelligence and flexible licensing enables companies to protect their websites with complete confidence. Those seeking a comprehensive application security solution can choose cloud-based services, or deploy physical and virtual, on-premises or in the cloud. Imperva WAF is also available for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud with the same capabilities that protect on-premises applications.

To access a complimentary copy of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls, please visit

1] Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls” by Jeremy D'Hoinne, Adam Hils, Ayal Tirosh, Claudio Neiva, August 29, 2018.

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About Imperva

Imperva® is a leading cybersecurity company that delivers best-in-class solutions to protect data and applications – wherever they reside – on-premises, in the cloud, and across hybrid environments. The company’s Incapsula, SecureSphere, and CounterBreach product lines help organizations protect websites, applications, APIs, and databases from cyberattacks while ensuring compliance. Imperva innovates using data, analytics, and insights from our experts and our community to deliver simple, effective and enduring solutions that protect our customers from cybercriminals. Learn more at, our blog, or Twitter.

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Source: Imperva

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