SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ --

nCircle today announced that it received a "Strong Positive" -- the highest possible rating -- in Gartner's 2008 "MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment"*. nCircle is one of 16 vendors evaluated in the report. nCircle's security risk and compliance management solutions include vulnerability assessment and management, configuration auditing, file integrity monitoring, and IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management for enterprises.


According to the report, "VA remains a steady growth market, with revenue of US$200 million in 2007 and an expected US$240 million in 2008."

"Gartner's 'Strong Positive' rating for nCircle underscores the value nCircle has brought to our customers," said Abe Kleinfeld, President and CEO of nCircle. "Security and compliance are top priorities in IT organizations, and nCircle's solutions are uniquely positioned to help global enterprises improve security and achieve compliance at the lowest possible cost."

* Gartner Research, "MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment," Kelly Kavanagh, Mark Nicolett, John Pescatore, May 23, 2008

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About nCircle

nCircle is the leading provider of agentless security risk and compliance management solutions. More than 4,000 enterprises, government agencies and service providers around the world rely on nCircle's proactive security solutions to manage and reduce security risk and automate compliance on their networks. nCircle has won numerous awards for growth, innovation, customer satisfaction and technology leadership. nCircle is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices throughout the USA and in London, Toronto and Tokyo. Additional information about nCircle is available at

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