Russians for the first time in the world top 10 search and eliminate security vulnerabilities

For the first time in the ranking of IDC Security &Vulnerability Management in the top ten by revenue was a Russian company. She became a Positive Technologies, which has won 2% segment software for vulnerability assessment to income from work on it more than $ 16 million


Analyst firm IDC has published a rating of Software Development for security management of IT infrastructure and finding and fixing vulnerabilities (Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2012-2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares). Along with well-known global players in it entered the Russian Positive Technologies.

IDC rating on shares of IB in two. Domestic developer entered the top ten in the segment Vulnerability Assessment (vulnerability assessment), the total financial volume of which in 2011 IDC estimated at more than $ 800 million for its participants considered only the proceeds from the sale of software is responsible for finding and eliminating vulnerabilities in IT customer's infrastructure.

Share of Positive Technologies according to analysts was about 2%, which in absolute terms, more than $ 16 million over the past year. Of the major foreign players in the same list includes EMC, HP, IBM, McAfee and Microsoft.

According to CNews, leader of the ranking was IBM, whose share in the segment of vulnerability assessment exceeds 10%, and revenues from this trend — the $ 89 million is also at the top of the table are HP, which accounts for more than 8% market share and $ 53 million in absolute terms . Finally, it is known that in this segment noticeable McAfee, it occupies more than 4%, i.e. earned over the past year, more than $ 35 million

General Director of Positive Technologies Yuri Maximovconfirmed that the Russian company has gone into this IB-IDC rating for the first time. He explains this by the international activity of the organization over the past year and a half. Maksimov also notes that in the segment Positive took third place in the rate of growth.

"During this time, the company has opened offices and representative offices in the UK, Italy, Tunisia and South Korea established a partnership network and gathered an international team of qualified professionals, — he says. — We understand that the limited local market — it's a dead end. To make decent products, it is essential to exist in highly competitive environment. " The full interview, which gave Maximov CNews, you can read here.

"We are pretty sure that next year, our place in the ranking of IDC will be even higher," — said Maxim. In rating «CNews100: The largest IT companies in Russia 2011» Positive Technologies ranked 80th with revenues of 790 million rubles. (Against 91 seats and 511 million a year earlier), despite the fact that the amount of IDC rating is about 500 million rubles. The company at the end of 2011, 196 people worked.


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