(Shared via the Microsoft Blog) Forrester Research has recognized Microsoft Security as a leader in 7 of its Forrester Wave reports, as well as 5 Gartner Magic Quadrants!
The Forrester Wave is a buying guide for those examining options in technology. Forrester utilizes a publicly published format, applied uniformly across all participating vendors to provide an equitable process for all participants. The Forrester Wave compares participants in a software, hardware, or services market using a transparent methodology so that professionals may make well-informed decisions without having to spend months completing their own research. Microsoft ranked in several evaluations, including:
Unstructured Data Security Platforms
Organizations face an expanding volume of data and ever-changing legislation around safeguarding that data in this new world of hybrid work. Microsoft is focused on developing secure, intelligent, and user-centric solutions that provide visibility, decrease complexity and mitigate risk to help users traverse this complicated data world.
Microsoft was named a Leader in Forrester’s 2021 Wave for Unstructured Data Security Platforms, obtaining the best score in the strategy area. The Forrester Wave research assesses the data security platform market and comprehensively assesses each vendor’s current offering, strategy, and market presence. The criteria that contribute to Microsoft’s highest possible score included:
- Security and risk
- APIs and integrations
- Data security platform vision
- Data security execution roadmap.
- Market approach
- A Zero Trust enabling partner ecosystem
Email Security Wave
Email is the most common cybercrime attack vector, in today’s current technology climate. Security teams are always looking for efficient and cost-effective ways to reduce the risk of these threats and their impact on business productivity and innovation.
Microsoft was named a leader in The Forrester Wave Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021, obtaining one of the highest scores in the strategy category. The Forrester Wave research assesses enterprise email security solutions and comprehensively assesses each vendor’s current offering, strategy, and market presence. According to the report, Forrester’s 2021 Wave evaluation of the email security industry indicated that secure email gateways (SEGs) are slowly becoming outdated. Microsoft’s incident response, threat intelligence, % endpoint detection response (EDR) solutions, product strategy, customer success, and performance helped achieve the best possible score.
Cloud Security Gateways
During this challenging time, people rely on cloud apps to stay productive and connected. To meet their changing needs, businesses have expedited their move to the cloud. While cloud apps provide a simple and cost-effective solution, they also encourage IT teams to meet new security and compliance standards.
Microsoft Cloud App Security is committed to helping you gain visibility into your cloud apps, safeguard critical data anywhere in the cloud, enable cyber threat protection, and manage security posture across the cloud. Tallan is proud to partner with a leader in cloud security.
The complete ranking of certifications include:
- Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2020
- Enterprise Detection and Response, Q1 2020
- Endpoint Security Suites, Q3 2019
- Unified Endpoint Management, Q4 2019
- Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021
- Unstructured Data Security Platform, Q2 2021
- Cloud Security Gateways, Q2 2021
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