Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Published: 02 January 2013

ID: G00239869

Analyst(s): Peter Firstbrook , John Girard , Neil MacDonald

Summary

The endpoint protection platform provides a collection of security utilities to protect PCs and tablets. Vendors in this market compete on the quality of their protection capabilities, the depth and breadth of features, and the ease of administration.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Arkoon Network Security
    • BeyondTrust
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Eset
    • F-Secure
    • GFI Software
    • IBM
    • Kaspersky Lab
    • LANDesk
    • Lumension Security
    • McAfee
    • Microsoft
    • Panda Security
    • Sophos
    • Symantec
    • Trend Micro
    • Webroot
  • Vendors Added or Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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