Gartner Research

Vendor Insight: FireEye — A Current Snapshot

Published: 26 October 2016

ID: G00294632

Analyst(s): Gary Spivak , Lawrence Orans


FireEye was a high-profile security company even before its IPO in 2013 and its acquisition of Mandiant in 2014. Recent management changes and slowing growth require a more in-depth look by security and risk management leaders to gauge the vendor's suitability for various use cases and clients.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Who Is FireEye?
    • Market Dynamics
  • FireEye's Financial Status
    • Overall Financial Assessment
    • Income Statement
    • Balance Sheet
    • Cash-Flow Statement
    • Financial Summary
  • FireEye Product and Service Portfolio
    • Network Sandboxing
    • Endpoint Detection and Response
    • Incident Response
    • Other Solutions
    • Roadmap
  • Why FireEye Wins (and Loses)
  • Five Recommendations for Dealing With FireEye
  • Bottom Line

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