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Hillstone Networks is Positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

by | Jan 19, 2017

Hillstone Networks is now positioned in 3 of the Gartner Magic Quadrants for its breadth of network security solutions.

Hillstone Networks, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced that leading research firm Gartner, Inc. has positioned the company in the “Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems.”1 Hillstone believes strengths lie in its great security effectiveness, low latency metrics and ease of deployment and management, which is critical for enterprise customers.

“We are very honored to be one of the few vendors to be included in three of the Gartner Magic Quadrants, which include Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls2, Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management3 and the Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevent Systems.” said Lingling Zhang, VP of Product Management and Marketing, at Hillstone Networks. “Our vision has been to provide 360-degree protection for our customers’ networks, from the perimeter to the virtual network, and beyond to cloud deployments. We believe this a testament to the breadth and effectiveness of our portfolio of network security solutions.”

The Hillstone IPS solution delivers the following benefits:

  • Unparalleled security effectiveness without performance compromise
  • Ease of deployment and centralized management
  • Granular reporting with user targeted viewpoints

The addition of the Hillstone IPS solution to the Hillstone portfolio deepens Hillstone’s layered defense vision, which include Next-Generation firewalls (NGFW), Server Breach Detection Systems (sBDS), CloudEdge and CloudHive etc, protect customers ranging from SMBs to enterprise, and from the perimeter to the internal networks.

View a copy of the Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems report and learn more about Hillstone’s Intrusion Prevention System.


1 Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, January 2017

2 Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls, May 2016

3 Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management, August 2016


About the Magic Quadrant

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About Hillstone Networks, Inc.

Hillstone solutions provide continuous threat defense not only at traditional perimeters, but also to internal networks, down to each virtual machine. For physical environments, Hillstone’s innovative security platform combines Behavioral Intelligence with high-performance networking, enabling organizations to find and stop threats in minutes, not months. Hillstone offers a complete virtual firewall solution for perimeter protection in virtual environments; Hillstone uses micro-segmentation technology to protect East-West traffic in the cloud.

Established in 2006 by NetScreen, Cisco and Juniper executives, Hillstone Networks is relied on by more than 14,000 customers around the world, including Fortune 500 companies, higher education, financial institutions and service providers. Hillstone Networks’ US headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California.



Zeyao Hu

Marketing Manager