BANGALORE, INDIA: Juniper Networks Inc. today announced that Frost & Sullivan has named the company as the recipient of the 2009 Asia Pacific SSL VPN (Secure Sockets Layer Virtual Private Network) Market Leadership Award.
Juniper Networks grabbed top honors due to its excellent performance in terms of revenues for SSL VPN in the Asia Pacific region during 2008. The Asia Pacific SSL VPN Market Leadership Award is also the only award conferred to the region’s SSL VPN market by Frost & Sullivan.
“Juniper continues to deliver the market leading SSL VPN in the world. We are pleased to be recognized for enabling enterprises and service providers in the APAC region to deliver the reliable anytime, anywhere secure access that is critical to their business and future growth in an increasingly diverse and mobile workforce,” said Adam Judd, senior vice president, Juniper Networks, APAC. “This Award underscores our ongoing commitment to providing the best security for our clients while enabling high business productivity.”
Juniper Networks’ ability to obtain the highest market share among all the SSL VPN security providers in the region during 2008 was a key demonstration of the company’s success. According to the report, the company grew its SSL VPN revenue in APAC by 27 percent compared to 2007. The growth further cemented its leadership position by increasing its market share lead over the second placed competitor to 11 percent in 2008.
The Award highlights Juniper Networks’ impressive market share in the SSL VPN market. This growth was mainly driven by the company’s market-leading technology and an effective go-to-market strategy that has resounded well in the region.
Frost & Sullivan’s research tracked revenues, growth, market share and other business metrics through interviews and extensive secondary research. In the process of selecting Juniper for this award, Frost & Sullivan conducted the research in 14 countries throughout the region and found that Juniper Networks best met the award parameters across the region.