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Gartner report: More than half of organisations will consolidate to a single console for endpoint management by 2024

  • As Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) becomes increasingly important, IT managers will need to understand which UEM vendor suits their business the most
  • ViewQwest’s UEM partner, IBM, was recently named as one of the only three leaders in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management for its solution, IBM MaaS360® with Watson™

According to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management in 2020, more than half of organisations will consolidate to a single console for endpoint management and security tasks by 2024. Currently, only less than 5% of organisations have a consolidated single console for endpoint management.

Endpoint management refers to securing the individual endpoints on a network (e.g. phones and laptops) and prevent cyberattacks on said endpoints. The main challenge with endpoint management is that endpoints must be manually protected if there is no single console to roll out security policies across the various points. Without automation, there is the risk of human-error factor in rolling out the policies as well.

Hence, there is an increasing need for a unified endpoint management (UEM) so that IT managers can simply control a single console to roll out security policies across multiple devices.

Dealing with cybersecurity threats hassle-free

Powered by IBM MaaS360® with Watson™, ViewQwest’s comprehensive UEM solution allows businesses to apply security policies across multiple types of devices and operating systems with ease.

ViewQwest’s UEM solution is also the world’s first and only AI-powered UEM solution with cognitive analytics on usage and threat intelligence across all types of devices. It has end-to-end threat protection system that eliminates multiple security gaps on the perimeter. Additionally, it provides comprehensive visibility into the attack surface enabling fast response and intelligent threat protection.

Some key features of ViewQwest’s UEM solution include:

  • Providing actionable insights, cognitive analytics, and real-time dynamic intelligence reports to IT managers
  • Using IBM Cloud, which is built on Softlayer to provide the highest performing cloud infrastructure available
  • Granular patching for Windows Operating Systems and its components such as Office, Defender and more

Choosing the right UEM vendor – a global leader in the industry

Most recently, ViewQwest’s security partner, IBM, was recognised as one of the only three global leaders in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management in 2020 for its solution, IBM MaaS360® with Watson™.

Currently, ViewQwest is the only managed security services provider in ASEAN which UEM services powered by IBM MaaS360® with Watson™.

To be recognised as a global leader in UEM by Gartner is no small feat. Previously in 2019, there were a total of six leaders, including IBM, who has been identified as a leader by Gartner for seven consecutive years. IBM remains as one of only three leaders identified by Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management in 2020.

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management identifies whether UEM vendors are leaders, challengers, visionaries, or niche players. This year, only 8 UEM vendors made it to the Magic Quadrant as compared to 11 vendors last year.

According to Gartner, leaders are identified as vendors with strong execution and completeness of vision scores. The “ability to execute” criteria evaluates the vendor’s ability to properly resource product development, marketing, and sales. “Completeness of vision” refers to the performance of a vendor’s product as it applies to current market needs and the ability of the vendor to innovate for current and emerging business needs.

As a testament to ViewQwest’s effectiveness in unified endpoint security management, it has been recognised as one of Asia Pacific’s top 10 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) by Enterprise Security Magazine.

For more information on UEM, please visit our Products page.

ViewQwest is a regional telco & ICT services company with operations in Singapore (HQ), Malaysia & the Philippines. We specialize in providing Global Connectivity, Managed Network and Managed Security solutions. We are a trusted partner of global Fortune 500 companies and top enterprises in SEA. Established in 2001, we serve a wide range of industries and have helped many businesses build & transform their network & security infrastructure, securely move to the cloud, and achieve their digital agenda.

ViewQwest also provides Premium Residential & SMB broadband & cybersecurity services, and has been awarded Singapore’s fastest Fixed Internet Service Provider (ISP) in 2018 and 2019 by Speedtest.net.

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