Identified as Top-ranked Vendor in Strategy Category

ATLANTA, November 14, 2018 – BeyondTrust, the global leader in Privilege-Centric Security, today announced it has been named a Leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Privileged Identity Management, Q4 2018. According to The Forrester Wave, BeyondTrust’s solution has strong privileged session recording and analytics capabilities, a redesigned and easy to use user interface, and strong reporting.

The Forrester Wave is an evaluation of vendors in the software, hardware, or services markets, driven by the analysis of data collected from the marketplace and the experience of participating analysts. BeyondTrust was among the 11 most significant companies that Forrester invited to participate in its Q4 2018 Forrester Wave evaluation.

According to the Forrester Wave, “The PIM market is growing because more security professionals see PIM as a way to address their top security challenges. This market growth is in large part due to security pros increasingly trusting PIM suite solution providers to act as strategic partners, advising them on top PIM decisions.”

Thirty-five evaluation criteria for the Forrester Wave are grouped into three high-level categories: Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence. BeyondTrust received the highest scores possible in the following criteria:

  • Privileged Password Safe/Vault
  • Privileged Session Management
  • Privileged Threat/Behavior Analytics
  • Reporting
  • Scalability

Top Ranked in Strategy

BeyondTrust was top ranked in the Strategy category. In the Strategy category, BeyondTrust received the highest scores possible in the following criteria:

  • Privileged Session Monitoring Plans
  • Privilege Escalation Plans
  • Container Support Plans
  • IaaS Support Plans
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Vendor’s RFP Response
  • Vendor’s PoC and Demonstration
  • Development Staffing
  • Support Staffing
  • Pricing Terms and Flexibility

“We are pleased to be named a Leader in this prestigious evaluation of top PIM vendors and thrilled to be recognized as the top ranked vendor in the Strategy category,” said Matt Dircks, CEO, BeyondTrust. “I believe the results of this evaluation make clear that BeyondTrust delivers the best solution to address privileged password and session management use cases, while doing it simply and providing the best reporting to make good risk-based decisions. Expect BeyondTrust to continue its history of delivering a great platform and driving innovation as we lead the PIM market.”

About BeyondTrust

BeyondTrust is the worldwide leader in Privilege-Centric Security, offering the most seamless and straightforward approach to preventing data breaches related to stolen credentials, hijacked insider accounts, and misused privileges. Our privileged access management platform is the most extensible on the market, enabling organizations to easily scale their privilege security programs as threats evolve across endpoint, server, cloud and network device environments. Only BeyondTrust unifies the industry’s broadest set of built-in capabilities with centralized management, reporting and analytics, empowering leaders to take decisive and informed actions to defeat attackers. This is backed by a flexible design that simplifies integration with other best-of-breed solutions and boosts the value of our customers’ IT security investments. With BeyondTrust, organizations gain the visibility and control they need to confidently reduce risk, maintain productivity, and stay out of the headlines. We are trusted by over 19,000 customers and a global partner network.

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