The leading proactive threat detection company, was recognized by the independent market research firm Forrester, which placed it as a leader in the Q2 report of 2018 The Forrester Wave: Endpoint Security Suites. The prestigious report assessed 15 of the most important security providers, taking into account their ability to prevent, detect and remedy endpoint threats.
The evaluated companies were grouped into four categories: leaders, Strong performers, contenders and challengers. The analysis takes into account the strengths and weaknesses of each supplier based on 21 criteria and the direct opinion of its clients, evaluating the security solution of each company, its strategy, customer base and market presence.
In reviewing the general market, Forrester’s survey data show that “the complexity of the IT environment” was “the most frequently cited challenge” by business respondents, and that “shoppers want an endpoint security set that Consolidate capabilities and minimize complexity when possible. The report also highlighted that: “ESET is better for companies looking for a complete suite that protects them and is simple and intuitive to operate.” In addition, ESET received the highest score possible under the community commitment criterion. According to this assessment, the score for the commitment category with the security community reached the highest score possible, with 5 points of 5.
“ESET was born more than 30 years ago, and was worth the opinion of the users to develop their products and solutions. Being attentive to what our community needs and interacting with it in real time is part of our DNA. Over the years, these individual conversations grew and today, ESET’s communication center, WeLiveSecurity, receives 1.3 million of computer security specialists per month- The largest business forum of its kind in the world, “mentioned Juraj Malcho, CTO of ESET. “So when I look at ESET, I feel immense pride in having received this recognition as ‘ leaders ‘ in the Forrester Wave report. Providing this service to customers with more than 110 million of users under our protection represents a challenging and rewarding job for our team, and it is the evidence that we are on the right track. ”
To assess endpoint Security suite market status and see how vendors are compared, Forrester assessed the strengths and weaknesses of major emrpesas. Thus Forrester developed a complete set of 21 criteria, which were grouped into three categories:
Current offer: Each vendor’s position on the vertical axis of the Forrester Wave chart indicates the strength of its current offer. Key criteria for this assessment include malware prevention and exploitation, behavioral detection, and product performance, which Forrester validated using customer feedback and third-party test results.
Strategy: The location on the horizontal axis indicates the strength of the vendors ‘ strategies. Here, Forrester assessed the corporate vision and focus, the security community, and the product roadmap.
Market presence: Represented by the size of the markers in the graph, Forrester’s market presence scores reflect the business customer base and the presence of licensing partners from each vendor.
Juraj Malcho, CTO of ESET, commented: “We believe that Eset’s latest recognition as a leader in Forrester’s latest Endpoint security Suite Wave, and its continued success in general in this field, demonstrates its commitment to providing superior security to the sector Business. Our company’s mission is to always ensure the tranquility of our customers when they use ESET software, particularly in today’s complex and rapidly changing world. “