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ESET recognised as Visionary in latest Gartner Magic Quadrant report

In its latest global overview published on 1st February, 2016, ESET has been placed for the first time in the “Visionaries” Quadrant of Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. The report positions ESET as highest in ability to execute amongst the Visionaries quadrant. Columbus UK provides ESET Antivirus & Internet Security Software for its business customers across the UK. The latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report evaluated 18 vendors on 10 weighted criteria and placed ESET in the “Visionaries” quadrant, moving it from its previous categorisation in the “Niche Players” quadrant, affirming ESET’s growing reputation for high performing endpoint and antivirus protection.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) is the brand name for a series of market research reports published by Gartner Inc., an American research and advisory firm. According to Gartner, the Magic Quadrant aims to provide a qualitative analysis into a market and its direction, maturity and participants and it is highly regarded on a global basis.

ESET provides multi-layered IT security solutions to enterprises worldwide. They have been pioneering proactive digital protection since 1987, and are proud to be the biggest EU-based IT security vendor. ESET protects more than 100 million users globally.

Endpoint Solutions from Columbus UK and ESET can protect your business.

  • Multiple layers of security to detect, block and defuse threats without affecting user experience.
  • Simplified central management of security, and visibility across different platforms, devices and applications.
  • Rapid ROI, plus no need to replace hardware due to ESET’s light system footprint.

If you would like to find how your business can benefit from technologically advanced, market-leading IT security solutions that deliver award-winning threat intelligence, balanced with usability, performance and agility please contact us or call us on 0333 240 7755.


Read the Gartner Magic Quadrant report for Endpoint Protection Platforms here


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