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Competitive Landscape: Endpoint Protection Platforms, Worldwide, 2019

Published: 20 May 2019

ID: G00386421

Analyst(s): Lawrence Pingree


Endpoint security continues to transform. The use of SaaS, OS-native capabilities, hardware security enhancements and new API ecosystem use cases enhance competitive pressures and force the evolution of endpoint protection platform providers.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Definition
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Trends
    • Provider-Offered MDR Impacts Third-Party Managed Services Providers
    • Microsoft Becomes Increasingly Relevant in the Endpoint Security Market
    • Network Security Providers Maneuver to Take on EPP Market Incumbents With Fabric Architectures
    • Machine Learning, Deep Learning and SaaS Rapidly Evolving the Endpoint Market
    • OS Exploit Prevention, Isolation and Hardware-Based Security Expands
  • Competitive Profiles
    • CrowdStrike
    • Symantec
    • BlackBerry Cylance
    • Carbon Black
    • Cybereason
  • Alternative EPP Providers
  • References and Methodology

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