Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Published: 08 January 2014

ID: G00247705

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

Summary

The endpoint protection platform provides a collection of security capabilities to protect PCs, smartphones 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
    • Bitdefender
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Eset
    • F-Secure
    • IBM
    • Kaspersky Lab
    • LANDesk
    • Lumension Security
    • McAfee
    • Microsoft
    • Panda Security
    • Sophos
    • Symantec
    • ThreatTrack Security
    • Trend Micro
    • Webroot
  • Vendors Added and 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

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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