Modulo Earns 5-Star Rating in SC Magazine Risk & Policy Review for Third Year in a Row

Fri Jun 7, 2013 5:48pm EDT

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Modulo Earns 5-Star Rating in SC Magazine Risk & Policy Review for Third Year in a Row

Modulo, a leading provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, announced today that Modulo has earned the coveted “5-Star” rating by SC Magazine in its June 2013 Group Test of Risk & Policy Management. Modulo Risk Manager v8.1 was recognized as a superior solution that is “strong all around” - marking a major milestone for the company as the only GRC vendor to be awarded 5 stars for three consecutive years and Best Buy for two consecutive years. Modulo is also one of a few select companies to be named a standout 2012 SC Magazine Industry Innovator.

SC Magazine's technology editor Peter Stephenson reports that managing policies, risks and various attendant configurations is a real issue for medium to large enterprises. He recognizes Modulo Risk Manager v8.1 for automating these processes with “correlation and visualization of the massive amount of collected data into a manageable and usable format.” Stephenson also highlights key strengths in graphical risk maps, new mobile support, analytics and integration. No weaknesses were noted.

Along with the overall 5-star rating, notable new and unique features highlighted in the review of Modulo Risk Manager include:

  • Vast support for integrating data from many directory, network, security, vulnerability and asset management systems
  • Innovative, open way to automate the collection of information from third-party devices through its open source GRC collectors
  • Strong reporting and visual representation, enhanced tools such as tree maps and geo mapping, and effective “what if” tools
  • New automated workflow component that moves tasks through the entire risk process
  • New incident management with a strong tree mapping style report
  • New vendor risk and business continuity management (BCM) modules
  • New mobile support, social integration and Big Data management with more predictive analytics

SC Magazine Group Tests evaluate and rate products in six categories: Features, Ease of Use, Performance, Documentation, Support and Value for Money.

“Recognition by SC Magazine’s expert review team for the third year in a row – after a very detailed evaluation in a broad and competitive field of 22 products – is an honor and validates Modulo’s continued innovation and momentum,” said Stephen Gant, Modulo’s Managing Director for North America. “We are committed to continually evolving our solutions to meet demanding customer needs.”

Over 1,000 organizations around the world leverage Modulo’s flexible and affordable approach to manage risk, compliance, and business continuity across the enterprise and extended enterprise of third-party relationships. Customers report a high return on investment from a low cost, quickly implemented, and content-rich GRC solution. The product platform is available in three flexible license models: SaaS, perpetual-based on-premise software and subscription-based on-premise software.

About Modulo

Modulo is a leading global enterprise provider of comprehensive Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management solutions. Modulo’s award-winning Risk Manager™ provides hundreds of organizations worldwide with the tools they need to automate the entire GRC management process to monitor, manage and sustain adherence to policy and regulations while reducing enterprise risk and complexity. Customers span the financial, health care, retail, manufacturing, higher-education, telecom, energy and government sectors and include BASF, BC Hydro, Commercial Bank of Dubai, Microsoft, New York University Medical Center, Synovus Financial, and Schlumberger. Modulo has earned industry recognition as a 2012 Innovator of the Year from SC Magazine; “Best Buy” and “5-Star” in SC Magazine’s risk management group product reviews for two consecutive years (2012 and 2011); finalist in SC Magazine Excellence Awards for two consecutive years (2012 and 2011); and winner of the Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards and Network Products Guide Product Innovation Award.

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Kesselring Communications for Modulo
Leslie Kesselring, 503-358-1012