Gartner Research

Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

Published: 22 March 2017

ID: G00302941

Analyst(s): Neil MacDonald


Server workloads in modern hybrid data centers use private and public cloud computing and require a protection strategy different from end-user-facing devices. Security and risk management leaders should use risk-based models to prioritize evaluation criteria for cloud workload protection platforms.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Cloud Workload Protection Platform Details
  • CWPP Architectural Considerations

Representative Vendors

  • Amazon
  • Apcera
  • Aqua Security
  • Bracket Computing
  • Carbon Black
  • CloudAware
  • CloudPassage
  • Cloud Raxak
  • Dome9 Security
  • GuardiCore
  • HyTrust
  • Illumio
  • Kaspersky Lab
  • Layered Insight
  • McAfee
  • Microsoft
  • Qingteng
  • Sophos
  • Symantec
  • Threat Stack
  • Trend Micro
  • Tripwire
  • Twistlock
  • vArmour

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