AT&T Cybersecurity receives Frost & Sullivan award in Managed Security Services

April 30, 2020 | Theresa Lanowitz

Recently, we learned the good news from industry analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan, that we received the 2019 Frost Radar Award for Growth, Innovation & Leadership (GIL) in the Global Managed Security Services (MSS) Market. Frost & Sullivan’s global team of analysts and consultants recognized our achievements in innovating and creating new products and solutions that serve ever-evolving customer needs.

The criteria analyzed by Frost & Sullivan to determine the award were innovation, scalability, research and development, product portfolio, mega trends leverage, customer alignment as well as business factors including market share, revenue growth, growth pipeline, vision and strategy, sales and marketing. In particular, the analysts noted AT&T Cybersecurity as one of the most significant contributors to the rapid growth of the security market, as well as the overall pace of technological innovation.

This recognition is noteworthy. It validates our years of experience in helping to protect network assets and our deep industry expertise; it supports our approach to helping enterprises fight the complexity and cost of cybercrime that is integrated, automated, and orchestrated with the right people, process, and technology. With our portfolio of managed security services, including AT&T Managed Threat Detection and AT&T Global Security Gateway, organizations can help to  reduce business risk and achieve cybersecurity efficiency within budget.

And, the Frost Radar Award demonstrates we are at the forefront of the changing cybersecurity landscape and the increasing adoption of MSS. There are several reasons for this MSS growth. More organizations are realizing fighting cybercrime is not their core competency, and they don’t have the resources to tackle it; especially during the current global health crisis. It is difficult to evaluate, adopt, implement, and actively manage up to 75 or more different cybersecurity solutions needed to meet today’s security needs. Also, transitioning to next-generation services such as 5G, IoT and Edge Computing, as well as cloud-based business models, adds to the complexities of managing cybersecurity as IT environments become more complicated.

Ultimately, we understand cybersecurity is a journey, not a destination. Our mission is to be the trusted advisor for enterprises on the road to cybersecurity resiliency, making it safer for them to innovate.

For more information on our Frost Radar award, visit our resource center. 

Theresa Lanowitz

About the Author: Theresa Lanowitz

Theresa Lanowitz is a proven global influencer and speaks around the world on trends and emerging technology poised to help today’s IT organizations flourish. Theresa is currently the head of evangelism and communications at AT&T Cybersecurity. In 2006, Theresa founded industry analyst firm voke, to highlight emerging technologies and the benefits of adoption ahead of legacy analyst firms. Theresa has been a trusted advisor to some of the most innovative and influential companies and executives in the world. At voke, Theresa was the go-to collaborative analyst for software vendors focused on delivering transformational products, establishing new categories, and making a business case for technology adoption. From 1999 through 2006, Theresa was an industry analyst with Gartner. Theresa spearheaded the application quality ecosystem, championed application security technology, and created the successful Application Development conference. At Borland International Software, Theresa shipped the iconic Java integrated development environment, JBuilder. While at Sun Microsystems, Theresa worked on the Jini project – a precursor to IoT (Internet of Things). Theresa led strategic marketing and creation of early and futuristic use cases for Jini to highlight a world connected by devices. Theresa’s professional career began with McDonnell Douglas where she was a software developer on the C-17 military transport plane and held a US Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance. Theresa holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

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