Forrester has named CrowdStrike a “Leader” in The Forrester Wave: External Threat Intelligence Services, Q1 2021. In addition, among all vendors in the report, CrowdStrike is the only vendor with the highest score possible in the Market Presence category, and has the highest possible score for 17 criteria and the highest score across all vendors for Raw Intelligence Collection.
The Forrester Wave evaluates top vendors in the External Threat Intelligence space on a variety of criteria and groups them into: Leaders, Strong Performers, Contenders and Challengers. The criteria are mapped into three categories: Current Offering, Strategy & Market Presence.
CrowdStike was also named a leader in two other Forrester Wave reports — The Forrester Wave: Endpoint Security Suites, Q3 2019, and The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Detection And Response, Q1 2020 — and now External Threat Intelligence Services.
Forrester report recognizes service delivered by CrowdStrike Falcon X Elite. Forrester notes, “Reference customers using the Falcon X Elite tier were extremely impressed with the level of service provided by the dedicated intelligence analysts. The quality of technical intelligence and expertise of the dedicated analysts were noted by multiple customers references.” This feedback is tremendously exciting as it validates for us CrowdStrike’s status as a trusted threat intelligence partner. “One customer specifically felt like CrowdStrike was a ‘true partner of their security organization’ and ‘the [dedicated analyst] is an extension of our team.”