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CrowdStrike APAC named Frost & Sullivan endpoint security Company of the Year

By Ryan Morris-Reade
Thu 23 Dec 2021

CrowdStrike was selected by Frost & Sullivan as the 2021 Asia-Pacific Endpoint Security Company of the Year. 

This is the second analyst acknowledgement for CrowdStrike in APAC in quick succession, after being recognised by Gartner as a 'Customers' Choice' in the 2021 Gartner Peer Insights' Voice of the Customer': Endpoint Protection Platforms report.

These prestigious recognitions mark another third-party validation of CrowdStrike Falcon – the company's cloud-native, single-agent endpoint security platform. 

According to CrowdStrike, its CrowdStrike Falcon platform was built as a transformative cloud-native solution to establish a new standard in security. For organisations worldwide, CrowdStrike secures the most critical areas of enterprise risk – endpoints and cloud workloads, identity, and data. Its unique approach starts with its single, intelligent, lightweight agent that enables frictionless platform deployment at scale. The company says Falcon is the only technology that allows customers to adopt technology across any workload running on multiple endpoints rapidly.

Frost & Sullivan called out CrowdStrike for continually improving its platform with enhancements, applications, and capabilities; and maintaining a focus to stop breaches and keep customers secure with a solution for the future of endpoint security. 

In the Gartner Peer Insights' Voice of the Customer' EPP report, CrowdStrike received the highest rating of 4.8/5 based on 260 reviews and as of August 2021. Out of 18 vendors assessed in the report, CrowdStrike recorded the highest "Willingness to Recommend" from customers at 98%.

"Endpoint security is a cornerstone of any mature cybersecurity framework," says CrowdStrike chief technology officer for Asia Pacific and Japan, Fabio Fratucello.

"When companies deploy legacy solutions designed to catch and remediate malware or next-generation point products that are not effective at stopping attacks and are too complex to deploy and use, these solutions are not fit for purpose against modern adversaries. They simply don't keep users safe." 

He says as more systems move towards cloud-based environments, this shift requires a single platform that lowers costs, limits data complexity, and mitigates multiple software use.

"This recognition is testament to the focus and vision CrowdStrike has in the Asia Pacific region, which is a key pillar in the company's overall growth strategy."

The 'Company of the Year Award' is a top honour recognising the market participant that exemplifies vision, innovation, market-leading performance, and unmatched customer care. Frost & Sullivan analysts independently evaluate companies based on a range of criteria, including leadership focus, best practices implementation, financial performance, price/performance value, customer experience and addressing unmet needs.

"CrowdStrike focuses on the user experience, and, because of Falcon's advanced AI capabilities, the company services businesses of all sizes," says Frost & Sullivan best practices research analyst, Steven Lopez.

"CrowdStrike's growing customer base shows promising customer retention rates thanks to its visionary innovation and customer-centric approach."

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