Update Forrester names Microsoft a Leader in 2022 Enterprise Detection and Response Wave™ report

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We are excited to share that Microsoft has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Detection and Response, Q1 2022. Microsoft received one of the highest scores in the strategy category and strength of current offering category. In the Forrester Wave™ assessment, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint received the highest score possible in 15 separate criteria including endpoint telemetry, investigation capabilities, threat hunting capabilities, user experience, product vision, and innovation roadmap.
Forrester Wave Endpoint Detection and Response Providers, Q2 2022 chart showing Microsoft in the top right corner under Leaders.

“Microsoft has made itself a powerhouse in security innovation and EDR. Microsoft has a vision to protect all endpoints through a combination of prevention, detection, and auto-remediation,” writes analyst Allie Mellen in the report. “Its roadmap includes continued progress on Linux and Mac feature capabilities, IT and security collaboration, and XDR capabilities.”
This is the ninth Forrester™ Wave report that Microsoft Security is a Leader. Microsoft is the only vendor to be recognized as a Leader in the Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Detection and Response, Q1 2022, the Forrester New Wave™: for Extended Detection and Response, Q4 2021, and the Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platform Providers, Q4 2020. Microsoft attributes this success to our focus on empowering defenders through world-class threat intelligence and best-of-breed capabilities that break down boundaries between previously disparate security tools to deliver integrated security information and event management (SIEM) and extended detection and response (XDR).
Endpoints are frequent targets of new, sophisticated malware and ransomware attacks. Today’s organizations need........................
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The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection And Response report for all vendors:
 
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The Forrester study pertains only to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint - which requires is cloud solution, requires its own subscription and is hosted on Azure (which requires its own subscription).