AT&T* today announced that leading industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc. has positioned AT&T in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs), North America 2010 report1.
According to Gartner, “leaders have significant mind share among enterprises looking to buy a MSS from pure-play security services vendors, and they generally receive positive reports on service and performance from Gartner clients. Vendors in the Leaders quadrant are typically appropriate options for enterprises requiring frequent interaction with the MSSP for analyst expertise and advice, portal-based correlation and workflow support, and flexible reporting options.”
AT&T believes this report confirms its strong track record of continued investment in and commitment to a comprehensive portfolio of MSS monitoring and device management services including both Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) and security as a service offerings. AT&T has long been a pioneer in the development of cybersecurity capabilities, delivering some of today’s most powerful weapons to combat cybersecurity attacks. Customers of AT&T, including global, national, midsize and regional businesses, rely on AT&T for reliable integrated services worldwide to maintain network integrity and business continuity.
This Magic Quadrant assessed the security services of 22 MSSPs in North America that offer remote management or monitoring of IT security information, assets and processes where the delivery of those services is via remote security operations centers based on which services can meet enterprise requirements.
AT&T delivers a suite of security, business continuity and Consulting services to help assess vulnerabilities, protect infrastructure, detect attacks and respond to suspicious activities and events on customer premises and in the network cloud. More information on AT&T’s managed security offerings can be found at www.att.com/security.