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Acalvio's ShadowPlex is a distributed deception platform that can be deployed on-premises or from the cloud.


  • ShadowPlex encompasses a variety of deceptions, called a Deception Farm, residing in an on-premises appliance or a cloud infrastructure, and projects decoys onto networks (production assets to be protected) via sensors on the customer's network segments.

Features and Benefits

  • Describes deception technology and explains its value in protecting enterprises.
  • Explains why there has traditionally been a trade-off between the cost and depth of functionality of deception platforms.

Key questions answered

  • How does Acalvio's platform differ from those of its competitors?
  • How does this avoid the trade-off between cost and functionality?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why put Acalvio ShadowPlex on your radar?


  • Background
  • Current position

Data sheet

  • Key facts


  • On the Radar
  • Further reading
  • Author