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Frost & Sullivan Analysts Honor AT&T for Integrated Wired and Mobile Security Strategy

AT&T Receives Frost & Sullivan 2011 North American Market Penetration Leadership Award in Managed Security Services

Dallas, Texas, January 17, 2012

Protecting a business from the unpredictability of cyber attacks is a daunting task, made even tougher as threats evolve and become more complex. But businesses don’t have to go it alone. AT&T today received the Frost & Sullivan 2011 North American Market Penetration Leadership Award in Managed Security Service Providers. *

According to Frost & Sullivan analysts, “AT&T’s strategy is focusing on security when delivering integrated content, applications and services to any device at any time.” This award recognizes AT&T for its accomplishments in the managed security service market by assessing factors such as growth rate and strategic roadmap.

Strengths of the AT&T strategy include:

  • Expertise in the telecommunications business and an integrated approach to offering not only separate security services, but protection for customers’ entire infrastructure
  • Traditional managed security services as well as capabilities to focus on expanding services to both wired and wireless devices
  • A competitive advantage for expanding into the mobility space with a common platform for wired and wireless devices, enabling businesses to extend control across different types of devices

“AT&T has been able to increase its market presence due to the company’s ability to create value for their customers, while expanding its product portfolio,” wrote Martha Vazquez. “As a result of dedication to expanding services, AT&T has been able to penetrate the market competitively and establish high growth rates across its services.”