Gartner Research

Market Guide for Email Encryption

Published: 07 December 2015

ID: G00276407

Analyst(s): Neil Wynne, Peter Firstbrook


Major growth in digital business transactions, regulatory requirements and privacy concerns have invigorated the email encryption market. Risk and security leaders should identify and evaluate email encryption products that best fit their organizations' business drivers, use cases and requirements.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Communication With Partners (B2B)
  • Communication With Consumers (B2C)
  • Sensitive Internal Communication
  • Key Requirements
    • Delivery Model
    • User Experience
    • Endpoint Support
    • Integration/Interoperability
    • Policy Management/Integrated DLP
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Collaboration/Large-File Attachment Support
    • Logging/Reporting
    • Licensing
    • Security Validation
    • Key Management
    • Data Residency
    • Additional Features and Functionalities

Representative Vendors

  • Secure Email Gateways
  • Dedicated Email Encryption Vendors
    • Axway
    • Cirius
    • DataMotion
    • Echoworx
    • Egress Software Technologies
    • HPE Security — Data Security (formerly known as HP Security Voltage)
    • PaperClip
    • RPost
    • Send Technology
    • totemo
    • Virtru
    • ZixCorp

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