Recent News - ESET named as the only Challenger in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms


2018-01-31

ESET – a global player in information security – has been named as a Challenger in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms*. The company was the only Challenger named in the Magic Quadrant. ESET was evaluated based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. ESET believes this placement reflects its consistently improved competence to offer maximum protection for enterprises.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report states, “Endpoint protection is evolving to address more of Gartner's adaptive security architecture tasks such as hardening, investigation, incident detection, and incident response. Security and risk management leaders should ensure that their EPP vendor evolves fast enough to keep up with modern threats.”

“We believe that our positioning as a Challenger position is a sign of our continued progress in delivering the best in endpoint protection to businesses, without impacting on their systems or creating unnecessary overheads,” commented Ignacio Sbampato, Chief Business Officer at ESET. “Enterprises can rely on ESET’s knowledge and insight to keep their organizations protected, and we consider our position in this Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms as a genuine reflection of our development as global player in information security.”

According to Gartner’s IT Glossary, “Gartner Magic Quadrants offer visual snapshots, in-depth analyses and actionable advice that provide insight into a market’s direction, maturity and participants. Magic Quadrants compare vendors based on Gartner’s standard criteria and methodology. Each report comes with a Magic Quadrant graphic that depicts a market using a two-dimensional matrix that evaluates vendors based on their Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute."**

Get your complimentary copy of the Gartner report now and view ESET’s placement in the Magic Quadrant https://www.eset.com/int/business/gartner-epp-mq-2018/.

*Source: Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms,” Ian McShane, Avivah Litan, Eric Ouellet, Prateek Bhajanka, 24 January 2018.


** Source: Gartner IT Glossary, https://www.gartner.com/it-glossary/magic-quadrant.  

 


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Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers. ESET’s award-winning, antivirus software system, NOD32, provides real-time protection from known and unknown viruses, spyware, rootkits and other malware. ESET NOD32 offers the smallest, fastest and most advanced protection available, with more Virus Bulletin 100 Awards than any other antivirus product. ESET was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 five years running, and has an extensive partner network, including corporations like Canon, Dell and Microsoft. ESET has offices in Bratislava, SK; Bristol, U.K.; Buenos Aires, AR; Prague, CZ; San Diego, USA; and is represented worldwide in more than 100 countries.

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