Sophos Again Named Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms by Gartner

Sophos Again Named Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms by Gartner

Sophos announced it has once again been named a Customers’ Choice in the Gartner® Peer Insights™ Voice of the Customer for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) report. Sophos is the only vendor recognized as a Customer’s Choice across EPP, managed detection and response (MDR), network firewalls, and mobile threat defense.

Reflecting the breadth of Sophos’ endpoint market coverage, Sophos is the only vendor to be named a Customers’ Choice across all industry segments evaluated in the new EPP report – including Education, Finance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Services – with an overall customer rating of 4.8 out of 5 across 451 verified customer reviews as of June 2023. Furthermore, Sophos is also the only vendor to be named Customers’ Choice for the entire Education market category.

“Superior endpoint protection that works for you and with you is crucial for shielding against today’s innovative adversaries, who our research shows are actively exploiting security weaknesses such as unpatched vulnerabilities and compromised credentials to bypass traditional defenses,” said Raja Patel, senior vice president of products and managed services at Sophos. “Relentless innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Sophos, and this repeated customer recognition is validation that the multi-layered protections in Sophos Intercept X – from adaptive defenses that automatically respond to an attack to the most comprehensive anti-exploit capabilities on the market – are delivering superior security outcomes in the real-world.” 

Select Sophos Intercept X customer quotes from the report include:

· “Sophos Intercept X provides incredible performance with ease of use of security: Intercept X provides clear visibility of evils inside the network and protects from virus/malware/cyber threats with a prompt response and attractive statistical reports,” said an infrastructure manager in the education industry

· “This product is the best endpoint product out there: The overall experience has been excellent. Sophos intercept X has been a phenomenal product and the way it detects and neutralizes the risk before it can cause any harm to our organization is really commendable,” said an IT manager in the education industry

· “Best endpoint protection from Sophos: We [have been] using Sophos Intercept X for more than five years now… it has successfully secured our organization from at least four major incidents,” according to a senior IT administrator in the IT services industry

· "Sophos offers rock solid protection at worth value, (and I) love to recommend Sophos (to) everyone: (Intercept X) is hands down the best zero-day threat endpoint protection I have used to date in terms of effectiveness,” said a technical support leader in the healthcare and biotech industry

Sophos Intercept X protects more than 300,000 organizations against advanced attacks, offering multiple layers of security for unparalleled protection against known and unknown malware and exploits. Introduced this year, Sophos’ industry-first Adaptive Attack Protection capability provides an automated step-up in endpoint security. Adaptive Attack Protection immediately activates heightened defenses when a hands-on-keyboard attack is detected. The unique capability dynamically adjusts protections based on threat context to stop in-progress attacks and provide defenders with valuable additional time to respond.
Sophos Intercept X is part of the Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, which integrates Sophos’ portfolio of products, services and Sophos X-Ops threat intelligence for faster and more contextual and synchronized detection, protection and response. It is easily managed in the cloud-native Sophos Central platform alongside other solutions, where users can oversee installations

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