Gartner Research

Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

Published: 08 April 2019

ID: G00356240

Analyst(s): Neil MacDonald


Protection requirements for securing virtual machine, container and serverless workloads in public and private clouds continue to evolve rapidly. Security and risk management leaders should develop a strategy for addressing the unique and dynamic requirements for protecting hybrid cloud workloads.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • CWPP Controls, Layer by Layer
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Diversity of Workload Types Supported
    • Use of Analytics and Machine Learning
    • Console and Integrations
    • Integration Into the Development Pipeline
    • Licensing Flexibility
    • Other CWPP Market Adjacencies

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction

Market Recommendations

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