Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Endpoint Detection and Response Tools, 2014

Published: 26 November 2014

ID: G00270443

Analyst(s): Lawrence Pingree


Technology providers must target rapidly transforming client interests for mitigating endpoint and mobile advanced targeted malware. This research examines critical EDR customer buying behaviors, solution use cases and technologies that product managers and marketing professionals must consider.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Definition
  • Market Drivers
    • Advanced Threats Bypassing Signature-Based Detection and Prevention Solutions
    • Inside Threats and Lateral Movement of Advanced Attackers
  • Market Inhibitors
    • Multiple Security Technologies and Providers Seen Competing For Endpoint Security Spending
    • Lack of Compliance-Related Mandates and Human Resources Continues to Plague EDR Adoption
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Current Trends
    • Emerging Trends
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Resolution1 Security (formerly part of AccessData Group)
    • Bit9 (Carbon Black)
    • Cisco AMP for Endpoints (Sourcefire FireAMP)
    • CrowdStrike
    • Digital Guardian (formerly Verdasys)
    • Cybereason
    • EMC (RSA)
    • FireEye (Mandiant)
    • Guidance Software
    • Hexis Cyber Solutions
    • Tanium
    • Triumfant
  • Other Notable EDR Providers
    • Agent-Based
    • Agentless
  • References and Methodology

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