Based on data collected from real users, Malwarebytes Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) took the number one spot on SoftwareReviews’ Endpoint Protection Data Quadrant (Figure 1) for its second consecutive year. In the report, Malwarebytes EDR rated highest overall in all areas of evaluation (Figure 2):
Figure 1: SoftwareReviews Endpoint Protection Data Quadrant, Published July 2020
Figure 2: SoftwareReviews Endpoint Protection Category Report, Published July 2020
Endpoint security products were compared to provide customers with an unbiased view of the product landscape. In our Endpoint Protection Category Report, we provide a comprehensive evaluation of popular products within the allotted market, focused on the direct experiences of your peers operating the solution rather than the marketing jargon found on vendor websites.
Based on our data, Malwarebytes EDR placed first in our Endpoint Protection Category. Statistics obtained from our peer report include:
IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.
More than ever, cybersecurity solutions are core to any MSPs offering. No longer should technology service providers be farming this out to dedicated security providers. Trust and peace of mind are the core tenets of what they are selling and solutions like Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud can provide the platform upon which to deliver on those promises.
Okta announces its new partnerships with endpoint security vendors VMware Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, and Tanium. Integrating endpoint protection management analysis with Okta Verify’s user identity risk indicators, Okta Identity Cloud consolidates the information and creates a risk profile of the individual login attempt.
Similar to how Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) was deployed for MacOS earlier last year, Microsoft is debuting its endpoint protection agent to Linux on servers for public preview.
Malwarebytes, the top player on Info-Tech’s Endpoint Protection SoftwareReviews’ Data Quadrant, announced its winter release of three key product enhancements.
This month, SyncDog announces its partnership with Symantec to protect mobile workforces using iOS and Android devices.
Clearlake Capital is shaking up Ivanti’s leadership. Expect greater focus on efficiency and acquisitions beyond ITSM and IT operations.
On September 4, Proofpoint announced its partnership with CrowdStrike to offer advanced threat protection across email and endpoints.
HP acquired Bromium, an endpoint security start-up that uses virtualization to isolate browser-based attacks, malicious downloads and applications, and email attachments on September 19, 2019. Currently, HP licenses Bromium’s technology to power its Sure Click malware protection; however, the plan is for Bromium to become part of HP’s broader platform to secure endpoint devices.