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Gartner Critical Capabilities for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP)

Learn why CrowdStrike scores highest overall out of 20 vendors for use case Type A or “forward leaning” organizations in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Note: This report is temporarily unavailable. To learn why CrowdStrike performed so well, please visit our blog on the key findings

According to Gartner, “The EPP market is transforming as new approaches challenge the status quo. To help SRM leaders, we evaluated solutions with an emphasis on hardening, detection of advanced and fileless attacks, and response capabilities, favoring cloud-delivered solutions offering a fusion of products and services.”

This new Gartner report is the first critical capabilities research written exclusively for the EPP market and will help ensure that your EPP vendor is fully equipped to defend against today’s sophisticated threats. It’s also important to note that this critical capabilities research is a continuation of the analysis presented in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms and uses the same data collected during that research period.

This report includes:

  • A rating of the critical capabilities of 20 EPP vendors on a scale of 1-5 across three distinct use cases/organization types
  • A detailed definition of each critical capability
  • An updated overview of the EPP landscape and views on each key vendor

Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Endpoint Protection Platforms, 17 October 2019, Peter Firstbrook, Dionisio Zumerle, Prateek Bhajanka, Paul Webber, Lawrence Pingree

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, 20 August 2019, Peter Firstbrook, Dionisio Zumerle, Prateek Bhajanka, Lawrence Pingree, Paul Webber

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


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