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Symantec Achieves More Than 15 Years of Market Share Leadership in Overall Security Software 

04-07-2016 08:22 AM

Symantec maintained its #1 market share leadership position in the overall security software for 2015, according to the latest Gartner market share report (Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2015). Furthermore, the report also indicates that Symantec has the largest market share in multiple areas, including Endpoint Protection Platform, Data Loss Prevention software (more than 2X that of the closest leading vendor), Secure Email Gateway, and Consumer Security Software.

What does this mean to our customers and partners? 
While we’re extremely proud of our achievement, we want to extend our appreciation for your continued loyalty, trust and support. Because of you, Symantec is motivated to deliver innovative cyber security solutions that further secure our important corporate and personal information from advanced attacks. We also believe this is great news to you as you’re partnering with the leader and getting the most comprehensive solutions that protects data wherever it resides.

Protect against the most advanced threats
Cyber criminals are becoming more advanced, stealthy and persistent. You need advanced protection to combat advanced threats. Symantec can help you win this battle.

Protecting 175 millions of endpoints worldwide, Symantec continues to be the largest endpoint security vendor. Symantec’s Intelligent Endpoint Solution proactively blocks zero-day attacks and sophisticated threats with low false-positives by harnessing advanced multi-dimensional machine learning and real-time global intelligence with expert threat researchers. We also detect and rapidly remediate the stealthiest attacks perpetuated via email, network, or endpoint with the integrated EDR capabilities in our Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) offering through a single console. As the winner of the AV-Test Best Protection Award 2015 and a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms for 14 years, Symantec has proven our leadership in true next generation threat protection.

Secure critical information everywhere
In addition to our achievement in endpoint security, Gartner also ranked Symantec #1 in Data Loss Prevention, worldwide based on 2015 Market Share revenue. We continue to lead the market with comprehensive approach to information protection that embraces today’s cloud- and mobile-centered realities, even accommodating your needs for Microsoft Office 365. As you move to the cloud, Symantec will help your enterprise stay protected. Gartner positioned Symantec the highest in execution and furthest in vision in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention for the ninth straight year. As a consistent leader, we are committed to securing your sensitive data, email and critical documents everywhere.

Ensure your email data is secured 
Email has long been the attack vector of choice for cybercriminals and attacks of all kinds usually begin with attempts to phish user credentials. It’s never been more important to secure email, and Symantec is still the dominant force with the largest market share across cloud-based and on-premise security solutions. As the world’s largest cloud email security provider with more than a decade of cloud email security experience, we protect your email from advanced threats and help ensure your critical email data is secured using seamless encryption and full data loss prevention capabilities.

Provide broad security product portfolio  
As a security industry leader, Symantec provides broad product portfolio with industry-leading solutions to protect your business from every aspect. You can secure, harden, and monitor not just your on-premise servers but also your data and workloads in public and private clouds with Symantec Data Center Security (DCS); you can bring the power of our proven enterprise-grade security to your IoT devices across retail, manufacturing, automotive, and healthcare with Symantec Embedded Security: Critical System Protection. Moreover, you can extend your security team, strengthen cyber readiness with us, as Symantec is leading the innovation in cyber security services to stay ahead of the constantly evolving threat landscape.

While these achievements from Gartner are honorable accolades, Symantec remains dedicated to innovating new technology to solve new needs from our customers, assuring you benefit from our commitment to industry-leading cyber security.


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Read “Three Big Wins for Symantec Customers” for insights on why the Gartner recognition benefits our customers, partners, and the industry


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