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April 22, 2022

Microsoft Makes Gains in Endpoint Security

Dave Gruber
Principal Analyst

Market Topics


As expanding device diversity, zero trust, and extended detection and response initiatives drive organizations to reassess endpoint security solution investments, security teams are looking to replace existing tools with more capable, converged platforms. Significant advances in Microsoft’s native endpoint security prevention, detection, and response capabilities, together with attractive bundling and pricing options, have propelled a meteoric rise in the popularity of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint over the past two years. While many intend to use Defender as a core component within their endpoint security arsenal, many still plan to supplement, potentially spawning a new opportunity for other security providers to deliver specialized add-on solutions.

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