12 July, 2010 - Tufin Technologies, the leader in Security Lifecycle Management Solutions, has won an International Stevie Award for Most Innovative Company in the 2010 International Business Awards. The International BusinessAwards are the only global, all-encompassing awards program honoring great performances in business. This prestigious honor is the latest in a series of accolades and honors Tufin has received throughout the first half of 2010 that include: a 5-star review (top rating)in SC Magazine of Tufin SecureTrack, its flagship firewall operations solution; another standout review in Network Computing magazine of its automated change management solution, SecureChange Workflow; mention on StartupBusiness.com's list of Hot 100 Startups and being named a Red Herring EMEA "Hot 100" finalist.
"Winning a Stevie Award for Innovation is a huge honor for us," said Ruvi Kitov, CEO, Tufin Technologies. "The fact that we were recognized for being outstanding innovators is even more exciting - we understand that to remain a leader you need to meet your customers' current needs while correctly anticipating their future ones. The scope of the International Business Awards reflects our ability to successfully penetrate a diverse set of markets worldwide, each with their unique security and compliance needs. We are delighted to be recognized for our effectiveness and innovation in the global marketplace."
Recipients of International Stevie Award trophies were selected from more than 1,700 entries received from organizations and individuals in more than 40 countries. Tufin was named "Most Innovative Company" in the MEA region, which includes the vital entrepreneurial and technology hub of Israel. Selected from a pool of top Israeli companies, Tufin was honored for its ability to help more than 550 companies around the world to lower the cost and increase the effectiveness of vital network security functions including firewall operations, security policy change management, and auditing and compliance.
Honorees were selected through two rounds of judging by business professionals worldwide. Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala dinner on Monday, 27 September in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.
"Despite the harsh economic climate, entries to the IBAs actually grew a bit this year, and that illustrates the increasing importance of The International Business Awards worldwide," said Michael Gallagher, president of The Stevie Awards, presenters of the IBAs. "We congratulate all of the Finalists and International Stevie Awards winners, and we look forward to honoring them for their achievements at our gala awards dinner in Istanbul on 27 September."
Complete lists of honorees and other details are available at www.stevieawards.com/iba
About Tufin Technologies
Tufin™ is the leading provider of Security Lifecycle Management solutions that enable companies to cost-effectively manage their network security policy, comply with regulatory standards, and minimize IT risk. Tufin's products SecureTrack™ and SecureChange™ Workflow help security operations teams to manage change, minimize risks and dramatically reduce manual, repetitive tasks through automation. With a combination of accuracy and simplicity, Tufin empowers security officers to perform reliable audits and demonstrate compliance with corporate and government standards. Founded in 2005 by leading firewall and business systems experts, Tufin serves more than 550 customers in industries from telecom and financial services to energy, transportation and pharmaceuticals. A respected member of the network security community, Tufin partners with leading vendors including Check Point, Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet and F5, and is committed to setting the gold standard for technological innovation and dedicated customer service. For more information visit www.tufin.com, or follow Tufin on: Twitter at http://twitter.com/TufinTech,
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About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
Premier Sponsor of The 2010 International Business Awards is Infogroup. National Sponsors include the Korea Business Communicators Association and the Public Relations Society of India. Supporting sponsor is McCann PR Romania. Localization Partner for the 2010 IBAs is Lionbridge.