Sophos, a global leader in cybersecurity, has recently been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Modern Endpoint Security for Midsize Businesses 2024 Vendor Assessment. This evaluation is based on how well vendors’ endpoint prevention, EDR, and MDR capabilities meet the needs of organizations with 100 – 2,499 employees. According to the IDC MarketScape assessment, Sophos is positioned as a top choice for midsize businesses looking to consolidate their security solutions without compromising on security efficacy.
The report highlights Sophos’s professional and managed security services, expanded product set, and the ability to integrate with existing security investments as key factors in their strong consideration for midsize businesses. Michael Suby, research vice president, Security & Trust, IDC, emphasized that Sophos understands the unique needs and challenges faced by midsize businesses, and their comprehensive approach to security from prevention through recovery places them on the shortlist for effective security partners.
One of the key contributors to Sophos’ position as a Leader in this assessment is their protection-first approach. The company’s focus on preventative security provides a robust foundation for the Sophos XDR solution and the Sophos MDR service. The IDC MarketScape report acknowledges Sophos’ recent additions to their capabilities, such as adaptive attack protection, critical attack warning, and data protection and recovery, as demonstrations of their ability to disrupt attackers while minimizing disruption to legitimate operations.
The extensive and compatible security platform and ecosystem offered by Sophos also played a significant role in their recognition as a Leader. The platform combines a wide range of products and managed security services with compatibility with third-party solutions, allowing organizations to detect and respond to threats using a single unified platform.
Furthermore, Sophos has expanded and diversified their strategic and technology partnerships to enable organizations to reduce cyber risk further. The IDC MarketScape report acknowledges their partnerships with cyber insurance providers, which can help midsize businesses address potential challenges in seeking insurance coverage.
For those interested in learning more about why Sophos was named a Leader in the 2024 IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Modern Endpoint Security for Midsize Businesses, the excerpt from the assessment is available for download on the Sophos website.
Sophos’ recognition as a Leader in this IDC MarketScape adds to the company’s growing list of customer endorsements and third-party validations, solidifying their position as a trusted and effective partner in cybersecurity. With a focus on addressing the specific needs of midsize businesses, Sophos continues to demonstrate their commitment to providing top-notch security solutions.