Profile: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP.OQ)
2 Dec 2016
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Check point), incorporated in July 5, 1993, develops, markets and supports a range of products and services for information technology (IT) security. The Company's products and services are sold to enterprises, service providers, small and medium sized businesses and consumers. It offers enterprises a platform to deploy independent, modular and interoperable security applications (Software Blades), such as firewall, virtual private network (VPN), intrusion prevention system (IPS), Application Control, Anti-Bot, antivirus, data loss prevention (DLP), policy management, event analysis or multi-domain management.
The Company offers Software Blades grouped into functional packages to address specific security issues. It has product offerings under these packages, which include Next Generation Firewall, Next Generation Threat Prevention, Next Generation Secure Web Gateway and Next Generation Data Protection. Its firewall solutions offer protection for both north-south and east-west traffic. Next Generation Firewall includes products under data center and enterprise, such as Check Point Appliances, Integrated Appliance Solutions and Public and Private Cloud; under small business and branch offices, such as 600 Appliance, 1100 Appliance, Cloud Managed Security Service and 2200 Appliance, and consumer and home, such as ZoneAlarm products and Extreme Security Suite. Next Generation Threat Prevention includes products segregated into over five categories, such as Sandblast Zero Day Protection, Threat Prevention Appliances and Software, Threat Intelligence, Web Security and Distributed denial-of-service.
The Company's product offerings for security management under policy management include Network Policy Management Software Blade, Endpoint Policy Management Software Blade, Multi-Domain Security Management (Provider-1) Software Blade and Management Portal Software Blade; under operations and workflow include Compliance Software Blade, SmartProvisioning Software Blade, User Directory Software Blade and SmartWorkflow Software Blade, and under monitoring and analysis include Next Generation SmartEvent Software Blade, Logging and Status Software Blade, Monitoring Software Blade and SmartReporter Software Blade. Its product offerings for mobile security include Mobile Threat Prevention and Mobile Document Protection. Its product offerings for endpoint security include Secure Data, which consists of solutions for areas, such as full disk encryption and media encryption; Secure Devices to address firewall and compliance check, and anti-malware and application control, and Security Policy, which consists of solutions for endpoint policy management and endpoint security threat forensics.
The Company competes with Cisco Systems, Inc., Juniper Networks, Inc., Fortinet Inc., Dell Inc., Palo Alto Networks, Inc., WatchGuard Technologies, Inc., Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Symantec Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, FireEye, Inc. and Websense Inc.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
5 Ha'Solelim Street
TEL AVIV-YAFO 6789705