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Micro Focus: Named A Leader in 2018 Gartner MQ for Application Security Testing

Micro Focus: Named A Leader in 2018 Gartner MQ for Application Security Testing

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Micro Focus has been named a leader for 5 years in a row in the Magic Quadrant for application security testing report issued by Gartner. Once again, Gartner has named Micro Focus a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for its Fortify offering based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute*.

Back in 2017, HPE Software (including Fortify) merged with Micro Focus to form the 7th largest pure-play software company of the world. We believe that security is one of the key focus areas of the new Micro Focus and Fortify’s focus on innovation and leadership in the application security space continue.2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant.jpg

Fortify is adapting to new market dynamics by delivering innovative features such as machine learning assisted auditing and immediate developer feedback at IDEs. Fortify continues to support our customers with improved automation, integration and agility capabilities.

So we say thank you to our customers, partners, pundits, and critics around the globe. Your insight, feedback and challenges drive us to deliver technologies that help secure the software that runs our world.

According to Gartner, leaders in the AST (Application Security Testing) market demonstrate breadth and depth of AST products and services. Leaders should provide mature, reputable SAST, DAST and IAST techniques in their solutions. Leaders also should provide organizations with AST-as-a-service delivery models for testing, or with a choice of a tool and AST as a service, and an enterprise-class reporting framework supporting multiple users, groups and roles, ideally via a single management console. Leaders should be able to support the testing of mobile applications.

Go here to read the full 2018 report.

Source: Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing,” Ayal Tirosh, Dionisio Zumerle, Mark Horvath, 19 March 2018. As Micro Focus merged with HPE Software in 2017, their 5 consecutive placements include HPE in 2017 and HP from 2013-2015.

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