The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection And Response (XDR) Providers, Q4 2021

CrowdStrike Named a “Strong Performer” in 2021 Forrester New Wave for Extended Detection and Response (XDR), Q4 2021

Forrester has named CrowdStrike a “Strong Performer” in The Forrester New Wave™ for Extended Detection and Response (XDR).

In this new Wave report, Forrester evaluated the 14 most significant XDR providers, scoring each one based on a set of criteria spanning across the strength of current offering, strategy, and market presence.

CrowdStrike received a differentiated rating, the highest score possible, in the product security and planned enhancements criteria, with Forrester writing that CrowdStrike “offers distinct capabilities with an aggressive roadmap for fully-fledged, native XDR.”

View the full report to learn:

  • What matters when it comes to XDR product capabilities and future strategy.
  • Why we think CrowdStrike is poised to shape the future of XDR, receiving “Differentiated” scores in the product security criterion.
  • How to prioritize your security roadmap to move from EDR to XDR.

“CrowdStrike has built a portfolio of products and services that customers rave about.”

“[CrowdStrike] offers distinct capabilities with an aggressive roadmap for fully-fledged, native XDR.

But with the acquisition of Humio and rate of integration of their identity and cloud offerings, the vendor is well-positioned to bring a more compelling and differentiated XDR offering in the next year.”

“CrowdStrike’s EDR offering is the most compelling reason to use CrowdStrike today.”

The future of XDR at CrowdStrike is already here! Learn more about the new CrowdStrike XDR announcements, including Falcon XDR and CrowdXDR Alliance.


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