NEW YORK, NY, September 6TH 2016 – Kemp Technologies today announced that it has been included in the Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) for the fourth consecutive year and positioned as a Visionary for the second year running. Kemp was also recognized in the inaugural release of Gartner Critical Capabilities research for the ADC market, which enables enterprises to fine-tune their vendor selections according to specific deployment types and use case criterion.

“For the past decade, Kemp has been differentiating from other ADC vendors by focusing on the Application-centric buyer and offering market-leading software-based ADC platforms that cover the widest range of deployment types and flexible licensing and consumption models.” said Peter Melerud, CMO, Kemp Technologies. “We believe that being the only vendor to have scored in the top 6 for all 6 use cases while offering strong Enterprise and Mid-market feature set is a testament to our commitment in supporting the future ADC requirements of our Enterprise and Cloud Service Provider customers.”

The Gartner Critical Capabilities research for the Application Delivery Controller market provides customers with an intuitive checklist to compare vendor offerings and how they address specific real-world use cases. The use cases covered in this year’s Critical Capabilities for Application Delivery Controllers are

  • Infrastructure Load Balancing
  • Standard Enterprise Applications
  • Customized Enterprise Apps
  • Mid-Market ADC
  • Mode 2 Application Development
  • Mode 1 / Mode 2 Hybrid ADC

“Kemp is keenly focused on supporting customers that are adopting emerging technologies to help transform their businesses to become more agile and competitive," says Melerud “We’re disrupting the application delivery market, especially for cloud and bimodal use cases. We believe the fact that Gartner has recognized us is a powerful demonstration of our vision and ability to execute on it.”

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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers, Andrew Lerner, Mark Fabbi, Danilo Ciscato, Joe Skorupa, 29 August 2016

Critical Capabilities for Application Delivery Controllers, Mark Fabbi, Danilo Ciscato, Andrew Lerner, 29 August 2016

Kemp Technologies

With over 40,000 worldwide deployments, Kemp Technologies is the industry leader in advanced Layer 2 – 7 Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) and application-centric load balancing. Kemp is changing the way modern enterprises and service providers are building cloud-enabled application delivery infrastructure. Over the past decade, Kemp has been a consistent leader in innovation with a number of industry firsts, including high performance ADC appliance virtualization, application-centric SDN and NFV integration, innovative pricing and licensing models and true platform ubiquity that can scale to support enterprises of every size and workload requirement.