Industry Recognition 2018

The 10 Hottest Cybersecurity Startups of 2018


CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, named Luminate in this year’s list of 10 hottest cybersecurity startups. Being named to this list for the second time further validates our strategy to redefine the way users are being granted secure access to any corporate application regardless of where it is hosted.

We are honored for being recognized for our uniquely innovative Zero Trust platform that provides IT and security teams a quick-to-setup and easy-to-manage agentless, access solution that:

  • Increases speed to market
  • Accelerates cloud adoption
  • Prevents any lateral movement and reduces network attack surface
  • Allows continuous user action governance
  • Unifies all security stacks

Luminate was said to stand out from the crowd and made themselves indispensable in their field by securing access to corporate applications in hybrid cloud environments. As it turns out, Luminate is the only Zero Trust company to make it to the list.


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Luminate Recognized as a Cool Vendor in Cloud Security by Gartner


Luminate has been recognized as a Cool Vendor in the Gartner “Cool Vendors in Cloud Security” report of 2018. It is one of five companies identified in this year’s report as companies that “offer interesting and useful new products intended to solve the unique challenges of cloud computing”.

Luminate and its Secure Access Cloud™ was recognized by Gartner for being innovative, impactful and intriguing.

It solves a once-in-a-generation security problem by redefining the corporate applications usage and the way IT teams grant, secure, manage and govern users’ access to those applications.


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Luminate wins the 451 Research Firestarter Award


Luminate Security, provider of the Zero Trust access platform, was named by industry analyst firm 451 Research as a winner of the Firestarter Award. The leading analyst firm recognized the company’s pioneering secured access platform, its vision and contribution to the technology industry’s innovation.

451 Research’s Firestarter program recognizes exceptional innovation within the information technology industry. Introduced in late 2018, the program is exclusively analyst-led, and allows its teams of technology and market experts to nominate organizations it believes are significantly contributing to the overall pace and extent of innovation in the market.

“451 Research has built a reputation for focusing on innovation and disruption in the technology industry, and the Firestarters program is a further demonstration of this,” said Garrett Bekker, Principal Security Analyst at 451 Research. “We awarded Luminate with a 451 Firestarters award due to its’ ability to provide access for any corporate user to any type of application, from any device, without requiring a VPN, agent software or network appliance, and without partitioning networks into ‘internal’ and ‘external’ segments.’”


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