Cylance Named ‘Visionary’ in 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for EPP

Cylance, the company revolutionizing cybersecurity with the practical application of AI (artificial intelligence) to prevent the most advanced cyberthreats, has been positioned highest for Ability to Execute in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).

Gartner Magic Quadrant criteria for Ability to Execute include:

  • Product and Service
  • Overall Viability
  • Sales Execution/Pricing
  • Market Responsiveness/Record
  • Marketing Execution
  • Operations
  • Customer experience

This report marks the second year that the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms has named Cylance as a Visionary.

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Cylance is experiencing unprecedented momentum in the past few years, achieving 322% growth in 2015 and 607% growth in 2016. Customers report experiencing easy deployment and management, low performance impact, and high pre-execution detection rates against both known and unknown attack types.

“Nothing honors us more greatly than reports of success from our customers,” said Stuart McClure, president and CEO at Cylance.

“The reports of their ability to prevent even zero-day malware from executing with CylancePROTECT® are highly gratifying. This ability to prevent cyberattacks in the real world is what motivates us not just to keep executing on our original vision, but to keep innovating year after year.”


cylance logoCylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity to prevent the most advanced security threats in the world.

Using a breakthrough predictive analysis process, CylancePROTECT® quickly and accurately identifies what is benign and what is a threat, and prevents malicious code from ever executing on a targeted system.

By coupling advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence with a unique understanding of an attacker’s mentality, Cylance provides technology and services that are truly predictive and preventive against the most advanced threats.