VMware Carbon Black Recognized as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Detection and Response Solutions (EDR)


Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice distinction is based on feedback and ratings from end-user professionals


PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced that VMware Carbon Black has been named a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions.


In December 2019, VMware Carbon Black was recognized as a 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).


“EDR and EPP are critical for success in the modern attack landscape,” said Patrick Morley, general manager for VMware Carbon Black, the company’s security division. “We believe being named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice in both categories is excellent validation that our solutions and vision continue to deliver results.”


Gartner Peer Insights is a free peer-review and ratings platform designed for enterprise software and service decision-makers. To be named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice, a vendor must have a minimum of 50 published reviews with an average overall rating equal or higher than the mean rating for that market. VMware Carbon Black’s EDR solution received a rating of 4.5 overall with more than half of respondents giving it five stars as of April 23, 2020. You can find additional examples of VMware Carbon Black customer feedback here.


The VMware Carbon Black Cloud is a cloud-native solution that provides security and IT professionals with everything needed to better secure their endpoints, using a single, lightweight agent and an easy-to-use console. The VMware Carbon Black Cloud focuses on understanding attackers’ behavior patterns to detect and stop never-seen-before attacks in real time.


About Peer Insights:


Peer Insights is an online platform of ratings and reviews of IT software and services that are written and read by IT professionals and technology decision-makers. The goal is to help IT leaders make more insightful purchase decisions and help technology providers improve their products by receiving objective, unbiased feedback from their customers. Gartner Peer Insights includes more than 215,000 verified reviews in more than 340 markets. For more information, please visit www.gartner.com/reviews/home.


Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-user reviews, ratings, and data applied against a documented methodology; they neither represent the views of, nor constitute an endorsement by, Gartner or its affiliates.


About VMware


VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s cloud, networking and security, and digital workspace offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to customers globally, aided by an extensive ecosystem of partners. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from its breakthrough innovations to its global impact. For more information, please visit https://www.vmware.com/company.html.


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Ryan “Murph” Murphy
VMware Carbon Black Global Communications



Source: VMware, Inc.