Brinqa Named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

Vendors Selected for the “Cool Vendor” Are Innovative and on the Cutting Edge of Risk Monitoring

AUSTIN, TX – May 7, 2014 – Brinqa, a provider of an integrated risk analytics platform that helps enterprises extract knowledge from their data today announced that it has been named one of five  “Cool Vendors in Security Intelligence” in a report by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.

Gartner publishes a series of research reports that evaluate “Cool Vendors” in key areas of technology.  This is the second year for Cool Vendors in Security Intelligence; the report states “vendors featured are expanding monitoring from multiple monitoring sources to develop risk metrics based on tracked deviations”.  Those selected are innovative vendors on the cutting edge of risk monitoring.

“I am extremely pleased that Brinqa is included in Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Security Intelligence 2014,” said Amad Fida, CEO, Brinqa. ” Brinqa has proven success in showing that organizations can use risk as a guide to achieve business goals and create growth opportunities”.

The dynamic, big data-powered Brinqa platform is extensible and configurable by customers and supports visualization of data for exploration. Some of the unique benefits include what-if-analysis for evaluating business impact on decisions and risk data having connected relationships to business controls for immediate analysis.  Brinqa’s analytics engine supports the use of context data to enable risk-based prioritization of issues as well as its integration with multiple security vendors to provide holistic risk views and metrics.

“We have built a flexible risk platform that is easy to use and have kept the complexity behind the curtain”, continues Fida, “keeping it simple for our users is one of the most appealing features of our platform.”

About Brinqa:

Brinqa is the leading independent software vendor in developing risk analytics solutions that enables enterprise customers to minimize risk, meet stringent regulatory mandates and increase the operational efficiency of their IT infrastructures. Brinqa’s flagship product is a one-stop platform for comprehensive risk aggregation, analysis and reporting, providing companies with an easy-to-understand view of their risk posture. This gives executives the knowledge needed to make much more informed business decisions for a competitive advantage.

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Gartner “Cool Vendors in Security Intelligence, 2014” by Ray Wagner, Neil MacDonald, Joseph Feiman, Avivah Litan, Ruggero Contu, Eric Ouellet, Peter Firsbrook – 28 April

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