Even before the coronavirus pandemic, mobile devices and cloud computing were changing the landscape of IT. In the “new normal,” with widespread remote work and distributed IT environments, CISOs and other technology leaders are more interested than ever in next-generation endpoint protection solutions. IT leaders who haven’t already deployed NGEP technology are hearing about it from their peers and are eager to put solutions in place. Those who have already made investments in NGEP platforms want to make sure that they’re getting the most value out of their investments.
These are reasonable concerns, because the threats facing endpoints continue to grow. Many organizations first deploy NGEP solutions only after experiencing a serious security incident that originates on an endpoint, while others want to do everything they can to avoid that fate. CDW recently published a white paper that delves deeply into this technology. Let’s take a look at the main themes from that white paper: three reasons that organizations are considering the use of this technology.