Elastic Named a Strong Performer in Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) in Report by Independent Research Firm

Included Among the Most Significant Vendors in the EDR Market
6 April 2022

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - 6 April 2022 -

Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) ("Elastic"), the company behind Elasticsearch, today announced that it has been named a Strong Performer by Forrester Research in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Providers, Q2 2022. Download the complimentary report here.

The report evaluates 15 vendors based on 20 criteria grouped into three categories: current offering, strategy, and market presence. 

According to Forrester’s evaluation, "Elastic envisions security as a data problem and prioritizes features that enable customers to use that data as they see fit." The report also cites that, "Elastic is best suited for security teams with a depth of knowledge that want a flexible offering with features of SIEM and EDR."

Additionally, the report states "Elastic uses a consumption-based pricing model, applying a cloud computing mindset to EDR product pricing."

  • In the Strategy category, Elastic received the highest scores possible in the product vision, market approach, innovation roadmap, and commercial model criteria.
  • In the Current Offering category, Elastic received the highest scores possible in the product security, user experience, and endpoint telemetry criteria.

Built on a unified, open platform, Elastic Security enables customers to extract valuable security insights from their data while extending visibility across any environment to prevent, detect, and respond to complex cyber threats at scale and eliminate blind spots, everywhere. 

For more information, read The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Providers, Q2 2022 and our blog post.

Supporting Quotes:

  • "As cyber threats become increasingly sophisticated and ubiquitous, it is more difficult than ever for organizations to prevent attacks before damage is done," said Santosh Krishan, General Manager for Elastic Security. "By combining the analytics capabilities of Elastic's SIEM and prevention capabilities of EDR on a unified, open platform that's built for the cloud, Elastic provides customers with a singular agent to find, triage and block endpoint threats. We believe Elastic’s position as a Strong Performer in Forrester’s report attests to the value we bring to our customers and community."

About Elastic

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