Gartner Research

Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services

Published: 15 July 2019

ID: G00367208

Analyst(s): Craig Lawson , Toby Bussa , Sid Deshpande, Pete Shoard , Kelly Kavanagh


MDR services add 24/7 threat monitoring, detection and response capabilities to security operations capabilities via an outcome-oriented approach. Security and risk management leaders should use this research to determine if MDR services are a good fit for their goals, use cases and requirements.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

  • Growth and Evolution of the MDR Market

Market Analysis

  • Buyer Personas — From Low Maturity to High Maturity
  • Different Styles of MDR to Address the Range of Buyers
  • Response Is a Defining Element of MDR Services
  • Expansion of Services Offered by MDR Providers
  • Vertical-Specific Focus

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction

Market Recommendations

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