Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

The endpoint protection platform provides a collection of security capabilities to protect PCs, smartphones and tablets. Buyers of endpoint protection should investigate the quality of protection capabilities, the depth and breadth of features, and the ease of administration.

The enterprise endpoint protection platform (EPP) is an integrated solution that emerged in the 2006 time frame composed of previously separate capabilities. These include:

  • Anti-malware
  • Personal firewalls
  • Host-based intrusion prevention
  • Port and device control

EPP solutions also will often include:

  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Application control (see Note 1) and application sandboxing
  • Mobile device management (MDM)
  • Memory protection
  • Behavioral monitoring
  • Endpoint detection and remediation technology (see “Market Guide for Endpoint Detection and Response Solutions”)
  • Full-disk and file encryption, also known as mobile data protection
  • Endpoint data loss prevention (DLP)

Read the Report at: Gartner- Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

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