Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Published: 24 January 2018

ID: G00325704

Analyst(s): Ian McShane , Prateek Bhajanka , Avivah Litan , Eric Ouellet

Summary

Endpoint protection is evolving to address more of Gartner's adaptive security architecture tasks such as hardening, investigation, incident detection, and incident response. Security and risk management leaders should ensure that their EPP vendor evolves fast enough to keep up with modern threats.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Bitdefender
    • Carbon Black
    • Cisco
    • Comodo
    • CrowdStrike
    • Cylance
    • Endgame
    • ESET
    • FireEye
    • Fortinet
    • F-Secure
    • Kaspersky Lab
    • Malwarebytes
    • McAfee
    • Microsoft
    • Palo Alto Networks
    • Panda Security
    • SentinelOne
    • Sophos
    • Symantec
    • Trend Micro
  • 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

Context

Market Overview

  • Testing, Transparency and Evaluation
  • EPP, EDR and IT Operations

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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