Denver, CO July 24, 2017 – ProtectWiseTM, the enterprise security company that delivers pervasive visibility, automated threat detection, and unlimited forensic exploration, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its 2017 Emerging Vendors list in the Security category. This list recognizes recently founded, up-and-coming technology suppliers that are shaping the future of the IT channel through unique technological innovations. In addition to celebrating these standout companies, the Emerging Vendors list serves as a valuable resource for solution providers looking to expand their portfolios with cutting-edge technology. This year, for the first time, the list is divided into seven categories: Cloud, Data Center, Security, Big Data, Networking/VoIP, Internet of Things and Storage.

ProtectWise provides a new utility model for enterprise security, delivering pervasive visibility, automated threat detection and unlimited forensic exploration on-demand and entirely from the cloud. Its enterprise security platform, The ProtectWise Grid™ captures high-fidelity network traffic, creating a lasting memory for the network, and providing real time and retrospective alerting and analysis in a rich, innovative visualizer. By harnessing the power of the cloud, The ProtectWise Grid delivers unique advantages over current network security solutions, including an unlimited retention window with full-fidelity forensic capacity and the industry's only automated retrospection, displayed in an advanced visual presentation.

“This impressive group of technology supplier startups is already disrupting the status quo, aggressively creating and innovating to meet the ever-changing demands of the IT market,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2017 Emerging Vendors represent the next generation of IT change agents, producing a wide range of leading-edge products that solution providers should keep an eye on in the coming year and beyond.”

The Emerging Vendors: Security list will be featured online at www.crn.com/emergingvendors.

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About ProtectWise

ProtectWise™ harnesses the power of the recorded network to provide a new utility model for enterprise security. The company’s platform, The ProtectWise Grid™, captures full fidelity network traffic for real-time and retrospective analysis in an advanced visual presentation. Delivered from the cloud, The ProtectWise Grid is an integrated solution that provides frictionless deployment and scalability.

Founded in April 2013, ProtectWise is based in Denver and led by a team of security and SaaS industry veterans from McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec. The company launched the Immersive SecuritySM movement in 2017 to build a new path forward for the security industry. ProtectWise has raised more than $67 million in funding. For more information, visit www.protectwise.com.