Aqua News Aqua Security Recognized as a Representative Vendor in Gartner® Innovation Insight for Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms Report

BOSTON – October 28, 2021Aqua Security, the pure-play cloud native security leader, announced that it was named as a Representative Vendor in Gartner Innovation Insight for Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPP) report.* “To successfully implement cloud-native application security, Gartner recommends that enterprises use an integrated platform approach that starts in development and extends to runtime protection.

“Gartner recommendations directly align with Aqua’s vision,” said Dror Davidoff, CEO and Co-founder of Aqua Security. “We believe Aqua’s inclusion in Gartner CNAPP report reinforces our leadership in the market and the power of our unified platform. As enterprises continue to adopt cloud native application development, there’s an increased demand for security and visibility across the application lifecycle. Aqua will continue to innovate while ensuring that our integrated platform empowers customers to accelerate their cloud native adoption without sacrificing security.”

Aqua pioneered cloud native security, addressing critical concerns up and down the stack, throughout the software development lifecycle and across multiple clouds and platforms. Earlier this year Aqua Security announced $135M Series E funding, supporting the company’s investment in expanding the leadership team to support the organization’s explosive growth. Notable hires over the past few months include its first-ever Customer Success Officer, Sharon Eilon and first-ever Chief Marketing Officer, Matt Richards, along with its recent hire of cybersecurity veteran Christopher Smith as Chief Revenue Officer. Beyond building the executive team, the company recently doubled its number of customers, including 25 companies in the Fortune 100, with notable new customers in the federal, financial, energy, telecom, and automotive sectors.

“Our commitment to our customers is that we will continue to innovate and deliver the most complete CNAPP,” noted Amir Jerbi, Aqua’s CTO and co-founder. “To achieve this, Aqua uniquely combines investment in open source that allows us to build a community of innovators and facilitate DevSecOps practices from the ground up, with primary threat research that enables us to stay ahead of bad actors and protect our customer’s applications and infrastructure against the next attack.”

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* Gartner, “Innovation Insight for Cloud-Native Application Protection Platforms”, Neil MacDonald, Charlie Winckless, 25 August 2021.

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