SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Oct. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mobile security company Wandera today announced it has been positioned as a Leader in the "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat Management Security Software 2017 Vendor Assessment" (doc #US42373417, September 2017). The report profiled nine vendors and Wandera was a Leader in the mobile threat management security software space.

Wandera’s gateway infrastructure was highlighted in the IDC MarketScape report, describing it as “among the few vendors in the MTM market with in-line, cloud-based mobile data traffic inspection and enforcement capabilities.”

“Wandera's content filtering capabilities and location-based filtering provide added strength, allowing for diverse app monitoring and filtering on a user area basis.”

It marks yet another key milestone for fast-growing Wandera, in a year that has also seen the company win SC Magazine’s Mobile Security Solution of the Year and the Mobile Security Award in the Computing Vendor Excellence Awards, as well as inclusion in the Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense.

The mobile security market is gaining momentum, as enterprises recognize the need for dedicated threat management solutions. “We’re hearing more from organizations looking to extend security beyond EMM - a trend clearly recognized by the IDC MarketScape. That’s why we’ve been developing features that ensure these devices aren’t vulnerable to an increasingly sophisticated mobile threat landscape,” said Michael Covington, VP Product Strategy at Wandera.

To download Wandera’s excerpt of the IDC MarketScape report, go to

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (Information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Wandera
Wandera is the experts' choice in mobile security. This year, Wandera was awarded SC Magazine's Mobile Security Solution of the Year and recognized by the leading analysts covering the Mobile Threat Defense category. Wandera has the deepest visibility into data coming in and out of mobile devices and apps. The industry's largest mobile dataset is analyzed in real-time by cloud intelligence engine MI:RIAM. Wandera is the only solution that gives security leaders the ability to manage risk and prevent threats in enterprise mobility. Founded in 2012, Wandera protects hundreds of global enterprise customers and is headquartered in London and San Francisco. For more information visit Follow Wandera on LinkedIn and Twitter

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