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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Endpoint Protection Platforms in Midsize Enterprises

Published: 11 February 2020

ID: G00467261

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


EPPs form the front line of defense against an overwhelming variety of cyberattacks. With a real-time protection mechanism, EPPs fortify a security wall to breach attempts. SRM leaders in MSEs can learn from the implementation experience of their same-sized peers shared on Gartner Peer Insights.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Analyze Existing Resources Carefully and Scope Out Your Protection Needs
  • Lesson 2: Conduct a Substantial Market Analysis and Perform POCs Before Selecting a Platform
  • Lesson 3: Size Your Infrastructure and Revise the Security Policy as Needed
  • Lesson 4: Ensure Professional Support During a Phased Implementation
  • Lesson 5: Mandate Companywide Training to Best Configure the Functionalities of the Platform
  • Methodology

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