The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Detection And Response, Q1 2020

CrowdStrike named a “Leader” in the Forrester Wave with the highest score possible in 11 criteria

The CrowdStrike Falcon® endpoint protection platform was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Detection And Response, Q1 2020. In addition, CrowdStrike received the highest possible score in 11 criteria, including scoring among the top in the Strategy and Market Presence categories. Forrester states, “Customers buy an EDR solution for its detection capabilities, and there simply are no other vendors in the space that have an intelligence organization of CrowdStrike’s scale to enable the development and services to deliver that capability.”

Forrester analysts evaluated endpoint detection and response (EDR) vendors against 14 criteria grouped into three high-level categories: Current Offering, which assesses endpoint telemetry, security analytics, threat hunting, MITRE ATT&CK® mapping, response capabilities and more; Strategy, which evaluates product vision, planned enhancements, performance and commercial model; and Market Presence, which reflects the vendor’s enterprise clients, deployed endpoints and product line revenue. Forrester’s evaluation of EDR providers offers valuable insights that help security and risk professionals select the best solution to fit their needs.

Download this report to learn:

  • The roles that threat hunting and cyber threat intelligence play in Forrester’s assessment that “CrowdStrike continues to lead on strategy and execution”
  • What differentiates CrowdStrike in the EDR space and why it received the highest possible score in 11 criteria
  • Why Forrester states that CrowdStrike® Falcon capabilities are often the “benchmark other client references use when describing capabilities they wish were available in their selected products”


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