April 15, 2024
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We’re delighted to announce that Sophos has been named a Chief within the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Fashionable Endpoint Safety for Midsize Companies 2024 Vendor Evaluation.

This IDC MarketScape evaluates distributors based mostly on how their endpoint prevention, EDR, and MDR capabilities meet the wants of organizations with 100 – 2,499 workers.

In line with the IDC MarketScape analysis, “Sophos needs to be a powerful consideration for midsize companies looking for to cut back their variety of core safety distributors with out sacrificing safety efficacy”. Read the excerpt

“With their skilled and managed safety providers, expanded product set, and skill to combine with current safety investments, it’s clear that Sophos understands the wants and challenges of a midsize enterprise,” mentioned Michael Suby, analysis vp, Safety & Belief, IDC. “Sophos’s complete strategy from prevention by means of restoration locations Sophos on the shortlist of midsize companies on the lookout for a longtime and efficient associate for safety.”

Safety-first strategy

We consider our continued deal with preventative safety is a key contributor to Sophos’ place as a Chief on this analysis. It gives a sturdy basis for the Sophos XDR answer and the Sophos MDR service. Sophos delivers robust menace safety to considerably cut back the detection and response workload for IT admins and safety analysts​.

The IDC MarketScape notes, “Sophos lately added a number of new capabilities: adaptive assault safety, essential assault warning, and information safety and restoration. Adaptive assault safety, launched in early 2023, is an illustration of Sophos’ means to disrupt hands-on-keyboard attackers whereas minimizing potential disruption to authentic operations.”

The report additionally notes, “Sophos consists of an expansive set of safety applied sciences (host-based firewall and IDS/IPS, machine management, DLP, and encryption) as customary options in its endpoint safety providing.”

In depth and appropriate safety platform and ecosystem

The Sophos safety platform combines an expansive portfolio of merchandise and managed safety providers with compatibility with an in depth suite of third-party options. Organizations can detect and reply to threats utilizing a single unified platform, leveraging the expertise they want from Sophos or connecting their current cybersecurity applied sciences.

For the numerous midsize companies and VARs serving midsized enterprise which are battling SecOps staffing and maturity, Sophos affords the means to beat this problem with out forcing a full vendor swap.”

We proceed to increase and diversify strategic and expertise partnerships to allow organizations to cut back cyber threat additional. Recognizing this strategy, the IDC MarketScape refers to our expanded partnerships with cyber insurance coverage suppliers, serving to midsize companies deal with potential challenges in looking for insurance coverage protection.

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Further Sophos buyer and analyst validation

Sophos’ recognition as a Chief on this IDC MarketScape comes on the heels of a number of buyer endorsements and third-party validations, together with: ​

 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Fashionable Endpoint Safety for Midsize Companies (Doc ##US50521323, February 2024).