Gartner recognizes ESET as a Visionary in its Latest Magic Quadrant Report for Endpoint Protection Platforms

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ESET placed for the first time in the “Visionaries” Quadrant of Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.

ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announces that Gartner, Inc. has recognized it as a Visionary in the latest Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms*, a report published on February 1, 2016. ESET is positioned highest for its ability to execute in the Visionaries quadrant.

The latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report evaluated 18 vendors on 10 weighted criteria and placed ESET in the “Visionaries” quadrant, moving it from its previous categorization in the “Niche Players” quadrant.

“We consider our positioning in the Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms by Gartner as confirmation of ESET‘s success in delivering technologically advanced, market-leading IT security solutions that enable enterprises and SMBs to achieve more with their businesses,” said Richard Marko, CEO at ESET. “We feel our continuous effort to deliver award-winning threat intelligence, balanced with usability, performance and agility, has been recognized.”

The new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report provides a comprehensive analysis of the top endpoint security vendors, and an overview of the endpoint protection platforms market. The full report is available at

*Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms” by Peter Firstbrook, Eric Ouellet, February 1, 2016

Magic Quadrants provide a graphical comparative positioning of technology and service providers where market growth is high and provider differentiation is distinct. Magic Quadrants depict markets in the middle phases of their life cycle by using a two-dimensional matrix that evaluates vendors based on their “Completeness of Vision” and “Ability to Execute.”**

** Gartner,  How Markets and Vendors Are Evaluated in Gartner Magic Quadrants, David Black, Julie Thomas, Tim Weaver, 22 January 2016

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About ESET
Since 1987, ESET® has been developing award-winning security software that now helps over 100 million users to Enjoy Safer Technology. Its broad security product portfolio covers all popular platforms and provides businesses and consumers around the world with the perfect balance of performance and proactive protection. The company has a global sales network covering 180 countries, and regional offices in Bratislava, San Diego, Singapore and Buenos Aires. For more information visit or follow us on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.