Gartner has just published their 2016 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. Kaspersky Lab has been named a “Leader” for the fifth consecutive year. This is a tremendous accomplishment. More so, for our region this is very important, because a lot of corporate customers refer to this report and want to have solutions from organizations mentioned in the magic quadrant.
The Gartner MQ is the “Crown Jewel” of all major vendor evaluations. Its widely recognized as the most influential vendor evaluation for organizations seeking to evaluate IT products and services. Gartner MQs are a primary tool used by our potential customers to short-list vendors. Gartner’s opinions and recommendations carry unparalleled weight with technology buyers and influencers.
The Kaspersky profile included in the MQ has some very positive remarks that we should certainly leverage with customers and prospects. For example;
As with all vendors, there are a list of “cautions” as well. Ours are pretty benign compared to other vendors. Moreover, Gartner only lists 3 cautions for Kaspersky Lab while most other vendor have 5-7 cautions each.
Here is the press release published yesterday in global website: http://www.kaspersky.com/about/news/business/2016/Kaspersky-Lab-Named-a-Leader-in-Gartners-Magic-Quadrant