Recent News - Gartner Recognizes ESET as a Visionary in its Latest Magic Quadrant Report for Endpoint Protection Platforms


2016-02-17

ESET placed for the first time in the “Visionaries” Quadrant of Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.

 

ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announces that Gartner, Inc. has recognized it as a Visionary in the latest Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms*, a report published on February 1, 2016. ESET is positioned highest for its ability to execute in the Visionaries quadrant.

The latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report evaluated 18 vendors on 10 weighted criteria and placed ESET in the “Visionaries” quadrant, moving it from its previous categorization in the “Niche Players” quadrant.

 

“ We consider our positioning in the Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms by Gartner as confirmation of ESET‘s success in delivering technologically advanced, market-leading IT security solutions that enable enterprises and SMBs to achieve more with their businesses,” said Richard Marko, CEO at ESET. “We feel our continuous effort to deliver award-winning threat intelligence, balanced with usability, performance and agility, has been recognized.”

 

The new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report provides a comprehensive analysis of the top endpoint security vendors, and an overview of the endpoint protection platforms market. The full report is available at http://www.eset.com/int/business/gartner-magic-quadrant-endpoint-platforms/

Magic Quadrants provide a graphical comparative positioning of technology and service providers where market growth is high and provider differentiation is distinct. Magic Quadrants depict markets in the middle phases of their life cycle by using a two-dimensional matrix that evaluates vendors based on their “Completeness of Vision” and “Ability to Execute.”**

* Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms” by Peter Firstbrook, Eric Ouellet, February 1, 2016

** Gartner, How Markets and Vendors Are Evaluated in Gartner Magic Quadrants, David Black, Julie Thomas, Tim Weaver, 22 January 2016

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About ESET
ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. For over 26 years, the Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. By obtaining the 80th VB100 award in June 2013, ESET NOD32 technology holds the record number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. In addition, ESET NOD32 technology holds the longest consecutive string of the VB100 awards of any AV vendor. ESET has also received a number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV-TEST and other testing organisations and reviews. ESET NOD32® Antivirus, ESET Smart Security®, ESET Cyber Security® (solution for Mac), ESET® Mobile Security and IT Security for Business are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

ESET recently updated its two-factor authentication (2FA) application, adding a secure validation to weak and static user passwords. This updated version of ESET’s 2FA application provides flexibility and deeper integration of 2FA into bespoke applications, making it the best cost-effective solutions for SMBs everywhere.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore; with offices in Jena (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic) and Sao Paulo (Brazil). ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Košice (Slovakia), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia) and an extensive partner network for more than 180 countries. For more information visit www.eset.sg or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Version 2 Limited
Version 2 Limited is one of the most dynamic IT companies in Asia. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the Company develops and distributes IT products for Internet and IP-based networks, including communication systems, Internet software, security, network, and media products. Through an extensive network of channels, point of sales, resellers, and partnership companies, Version 2 Limited offers quality products and services which are highly acclaimed in the market. Its customers cover a wide spectrum which includes Global 1000 enterprises, regional listed companies, public utilities, Government, a vast number of successful SMEs, and consumers in various Asian cities.

Version 2 Singapore Pte Ltd is the local office of Version 2 Limited.
For more information, please visit www.version-2.com.sg or call (65) 6296-4268.

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