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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention


Security and risk management leaders purchase on-premises enterprise DLP to solve for either organizationwide regulatory compliance or to better protect specific types of intellectual property, while monitoring emerging cloud DLP capabilities.

Published: 16 February 2017

ID: G00300911

Analyst(s): Brian Reed Deborah Kish

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Clearswift
    • CoSoSys
    • Digital Guardian
    • Fidelis Cybersecurity
    • Forcepoint
    • GTB Technologies
    • InfoWatch
    • Intel Security
    • SearchInform
    • Somansa
    • Symantec
    • Zecurion
  • 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


Market Overview

  • Data Loss Prevention Is Rapidly Becoming Cloud-Centric
  • Microsoft's Continued Impact on the DLP Market
  • DLP as a Managed Service Option
  • Regulatory Compliance Remains as a Main Driver for DLP Deployments
  • Intellectual Property Protection Creates a Rise in Endpoint DLP Capabilities
  • Data Loss Prevention and UEBA
  • Decisions Are Driven by a Variety of Factors as DLP Capabilities Expand


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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
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