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Symantec MSS Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant & Rated Strong Positive in MarketScopes for Europe & Asia/Pacific

Created: 08 Dec 2011 • Updated: 12 Dec 2011
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Everyone strives to be the best they can, whether that’s in personal or business life, but it’s always nice when someone gives you a pat on the back and confirms that you are at the top of your game – and that’s just what has happened to Symantec Managed Security Services (MSS), not just once, but three times!

Symantec MSS has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) North America report1. In addition, Symantec received “Strong Positive” ratings in Gartner’s MarketScope Reports for Managed Security Services in both Europe2 and Asia/Pacific3.

The point to take away here is that Symantec MSS is the only vendor to take the highest level of appraisal in each geographical report – the only vendor with a global leadership position.

Symantec Managed Security Services combine global threat intelligence, enterprise-wide monitoring, advanced analytics and expert staff to protect enterprises around the world from known and emerging threats As you might know, Symantec MSS is a truly global service – from the SOCs (4 around the globe), to security research (over 500 analysts globally), to sales and support, and this global view is what gives Symantec MSS the additional threat intelligence to make sure our customers are protected 24x7x365.

Every month, Symantec Managed Security Services:

  • Analyzes over 275 billion log entries
  • Identifies over 40,000 potential security events
  • Escalates over 4,000 validated, severe events

You can access the Gartner reports for more details:

1Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, North America” by Kelly Kavanagh, John Pescatore, November 28, 2011.

2Gartner, “MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Europe” by Carsten Casper, October 24, 2011.

3Gartner, “MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Asia/Pacific” by Andrew Walls, Rob McMillan, September 30, 2011.