2020 Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

Get Key Insights on Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

In the 2020 Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms (CWPP), Gartner states:

“Protection requirements for cloud native applications are evolving and span virtual machines, containers and serverless workloads in public and private clouds. Security and risk management leaders must address the unique and dynamic security requirements of hybrid cloud workloads.”*

In the 2020 Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms*, we believe you'll find critical takeaways on the evolution of cloud native infrastructure as well as the security essentials for protecting VMs, containers and serverless workloads. You’ll also get insight on:

  • The need for CWPPs to support containers and serverless architectures
  • Requirements for implementing DevSecOps, both for applications and cloud configurations
  • The convergence between CWPP and CSPM platforms into a new category called Cloud Native Application Protection Platforms (CNAPPs)

* Neil MacDonald, Tom Croll, “Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms,” Gartner, April 14, 2020.

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