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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms


The traditional blacklist antivirus capability is insufficient protection from today's more-professional malware threats. EPP vendors are competing on the strength of non-signature-based defenses, proactive management capabilities to reduce the attack surface, and data protection.

Published: 04 May 2009

ID: G00166218

Analyst(s): Peter Firstbrook, Arabella Hallawell, John Girard, Neil MacDonald

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • BigFix
    • CA
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • eEye Digital Security
    • Eset
    • F-Secure
    • IBM
    • Kaspersky Lab
    • LANDesk
    • McAfee
    • Microsoft
    • Panda Security
    • Prevx
    • SkyRecon Systems
    • Sophos
    • Symantec
    • Trend Micro
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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