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CrowdStrike Recognized as the Highest-ranking Vendor in the January 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Detection and Response Solutions

The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice Distinction is Based on Feedback and Ratings from End-User Professionals Who Have Experience Purchasing, Implementing and/or Using the Product or Service

Sunnyvale, CA — January 22, 2019 — CrowdStrike® Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced that as of January 21, 2019, it has an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars – the highest overall score of all vendors named to the January 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Detection and Response Solutions. This distinction is based on 78 verified customer reviews.

Also, as of January 21, 2019, CrowdStrike has the highest overall rating of the vendors named to the November 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms, with a 4.8 rating out of 5 based on 256 verified customer reviews.

The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice Distinction is based on feedback and ratings from end-user professionals who have experienced purchasing, implementing and/or using the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform. Vendors recognized as a Customer’s Choice must have 50 or more approved ratings and an average overall rating of 4.2 stars or greater.

CrowdStrike customers praise CrowdStrike Falcon’s high return on investment (RoI), its ease of deployment through a single lightweight agent, its cloud-native architecture with innovative features, and round-the-clock customer support.

CrowdStrike customers had the following to say regarding CrowdStrike Falcon:

“Cutting edge world class product/company. They truly are a cutting edge world class product/company to deal with. From every stage of the product deployment CrowdStrike has exceeded our expectations. The ease of deployment/the ability to scale instantly is just amazing, when it comes to a simple cloud based solution CS EDR is leading the pack”

Security Engineer in the Manufacturing Industry

“One of the best products I have encountered. User interface is superbly intuitive. Deployment was a breeze. Highly recommended”

Head – IT Infrastructure in the Energy and Utilities Industry

“I sleep well at night knowing that Falcon is on guard. Support from CrowdStrike is incredibly responsive from the beginning of the sales cycle through implementation and daily use.”

IT Director in the Transportation Industry

“Best on the market!! I’ve had the liberty of testing multiple EDR solution before we purchased CrowdStrike’s EDR and I believe we got the best product on the market with great visibility and functionality.”

Network Security Administrator in the Healthcare Industry

“Deployment, features, and support: Falcon has it all. It’s very easy to deploy and maintain. The investigate tools are easy to navigate and contain an overwhelming amount of data from installed endpoints. Best of all, the footprint on each sensor is impossibly small compared to any other AV product evaluated.”

Network Security Analyst in the Miscellaneous Industry

The CrowdStrike Falcon platform remains the only next-generation endpoint protection solution that unifies next-generation antivirus (NGAV), IT hygiene, endpoint detection and response (EDR), threat intelligence, and managed hunting. No other solution is able to prevent never-before-seen threats with accuracy such as CrowdStrike Falcon. CrowdStrike continues to set the new standard in the unified platform approach to cybersecurity.

“At CrowdStrike, we believe in always putting the customer first. We also believe this validation, compiled from direct feedback of a representative group of customers, demonstrates the power of the CrowdStrike Falcon platform, the innovation of our technology and cloud architecture, and the dedication of our 24/7 support team,” said Dmitri Alperovitch, chief technology officer and co-founder of CrowdStrike. “A comprehensive, integrated solution like CrowdStrike Falcon is necessary to stop and remediate today’s threats and thwart the ones of tomorrow. We are thrilled to see customers continue to score our solutions at the highest level in the industry as we evolve our platform to best meet their needs.”

In 2018, CrowdStrike was positioned the highest for its ability to execute and furthest to the right for its completeness of vision in the Visionaries quadrant by Gartner analysts in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.[1]

[1] Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, Published: 24 January 2018 ID: G00325704, Analyst(s): Ian McShane | Avivah Litan | Eric Ouellet | Prateek Bhajanka

Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-user reviews, ratings, and data applied against a documented methodology; they neither represent the views of, nor constitute an endorsement by, Gartner or its affiliates. 

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About CrowdStrike®

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform offers instant visibility and protection across the enterprise and prevents attacks on endpoints on or off the network. CrowdStrike Falcon deploys in minutes to deliver actionable intelligence and real-time protection from Day One. It seamlessly unifies next-generation AV with best-in-class endpoint detection and response, backed by 24/7 managed hunting. Its cloud infrastructure and single-agent architecture take away complexity and add scalability, manageability, and speed.

CrowdStrike Falcon protects customers against all cyber attack types, using sophisticated signatureless AI and Indicator-of-Attack (IOA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real time. Powered by the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™, Falcon instantly correlates 1 trillion security events a week from across the globe to immediately prevent and detect threats.

There’s much more to the story of how Falcon has redefined endpoint protection but there’s only one thing to remember about CrowdStrike: We stop breaches.

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