Independent Research Firm Names Bitdefender a Leader in Endpoint Security
BUCHAREST, Romania and SANTA CLARA, California, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —
Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity -technology company protecting 500 million users
worldwide, today announced it had been named as a leader by Forrester Research in its Q2
2018 Forrester WaveTM evaluation of Endpoint Security Suites. As part of this evaluation,
Bitdefender’s agship endpoint security solution Bitdefender GravityZone also received the
highest scores possible in the Platform support, product roadmap and licens ing partner
According to the Forrester report: “Buyers want an endpoint security suite that is eective at
stopping modern threats without adding to their security team’s complexity. They also want
to trust the vendor, both as a strateg ic partner and as a steward of their data.” The report
also mentions “One of Bitdefender’s major dierentiators is the reach of its sensor network.”
It also states that “Customers report above -average prevention capabilities and a low
detriment to endpoin t user experience. ”
Bitdefender GravityZone is an integrated layered next -gen endpoint protection and easy -to-
use detection and response platform that accurately protects enterprises against even the
most elusive cyber threats. Multiple layers of defenses deployed in a unied platform,
provide strong prevention and automated responses to reduce unnecessary noise from false
alarms and trivial threats.
Forrester only included 15 vendors in the assessment that met 3 key inclusion criteria: “they
had a securi ty suite that can prevent, detect, and remediate endpoint threats, a strong
enterprise market presence and a high degree of interest from enterprise buyers.”
“By moving to cloud, we needed a product like Bitdefender that was easy to manage and
deploy via a single console,” says Lance Harris, Chief Information Security Ocer, Esurance.
“Unlike other niche -oriented products, Bitdefender provides a holistic, layered solution with
endpoint detection response (EDR), anti -virus, anti -malware, behavior learning, and patch
management all integrated together.”
Bitdefender has more than 600 engineers and researchers constantly monitoring its global
network of more than 500 million sensors for emerging threats. The team aggregates the data
to identify exactly what is happening in the industry, enabling development of new
technology expressly designed to mitigate imminent cyber threats.
“We believe our placement as a leader and the scores we’ve received in the Forrester Wave
are a testament to the Bitdefender solution providing a highly integrated and simple to use
endpoint security platform to serve all levels of enterprise customer’s needs,” said Harish
Agastya, VP of Enterprise Solutions at Bitdefender.
Whether physical or virtual, a combination of on premise and pri vate or public cloud,
GravityZone oers organizations dramatically faster and more ecient risk management.
Unlike traditional vendors patching together pre -virtualization and pre -cloud Windows
applications, Bitdefender GravityZone is built from the gro und up and combines all the
security services organizations need into a single delivery platform, reducing costs of
deploying a trusted environment for all endpoints.
Bitdefender is a global security technology company that provides cut ting edge end -to-end
cyber security solutions and advanced threat protection to more than 500 million users in
more than 150 countries. Since 2001, Bitdefender has consistently produced award -winning
business and consumer security technology, and is a prov ider of choice in both hybrid
infrastructure security and endpoint protection. Through R&D, alliances and partnerships,
Bitdefender is trusted to be ahead and deliver robust security you can rely on. More
information is available at http://www.bitdefender. com.