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[November 26, 2019]

CrowdStrike Has Highest Rating Among Vendors Named a November 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Second Consecutive Year

CrowdStrike® Inc. (Nasdaq: CRWD), a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced that for the second year in a row it has the highest overall rating among vendors named a 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms. CrowdStrike received a 4.9 rating out of 5 based on 228 verified customer reviews, the highest of all vendors named with this Customers' Choice in this market, as of 31 October 2019.

The Gartner (News - Alert) Peer Insights Customers' Choice Distinction is based on feedback and ratings from end-user professionals who purchase, implement and/or use the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform. The Gartner Peer Insights methodology collects data to help clients with a synthesis of which vendor products are the most highly rated by customers for Endpoint Protection Platforms. Vendors recognized as a Customers Choice must have 50 or more approved ratings and an average overall rating of 4.5 stars or greater.

We think CrowdStrike customers praise CrowdStrike Falcon's high return on investment (RoI) for its advanced capabilities, ease of deployment through cloud-native architecture, breach prevention capabilities and 24/7/365 customer support.

CrowdStrike was built as a cloud-native, single agent solution to establish a new standard of security in the cloud-era. The Falcon platform integrates 11 cloud modules that span multiple capabilities, including endpoint security, security operations and threat intelligence aimed at helping customers to thwart today's sophisticated cyber threats. The CrowdStrike approach begins with its intelligent lightweight agent that enables frictionless deployment of the Falcon platform at scale. Through the agent, customers are able to rapidly secure workloads running on multiple endpoints. The agent also sends data to the cloud while retaining local detection and prevention capabilities.

"We're proud to have created the industry-leading cloud-native endpoint security platform that has enabled our customers to move beyond legacy solutions and stay ahead of threats to defeat adversaries," said Amol Kulkarni, chief product officer of CrowdStrike. "We think there are compelling customer testimonials on the Gartner Peer Insights that support our dedication to driving innovation in the industry by pioneering the Security Cloud, and continuing to build our platform to deliver the most reliable and comprehensive threat protection on the market."

This year, CrowdStrike ranked within the highest three product scores across all use cases in the 2019 Critical Capabilities for Endpoint Protection Platforms report. The company was also named a "Leader" in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) in only its third year of being acknowledged. The company also received the highest score for "Lean Forward" Organizations (Type A Use Cases) in Gartner's 2019 Critical Capabilities for Endpoint Protection Platforms report.

Testimonials from CrowdStrike customers include:

"Falcon is by far the best endpoint protection solution out there. The traditional, definition-based solutions are inadequate to protect corporate systems in today's day and age." - Infrastructure and Operations Engineer in the Financial Industry


"We needed an endpoint protection which can be quickly deployed without much configuration and without a steep learning curve. The Falcon complete deployment fully satisfied all our Cybersecurity endpoint protection criteria and the after service received is absolutely phenomenal." - Information Technology Manager in the Financial Industry

"When you're looking for cyber defense of key infrastructure, Crowdstrike sets the gold standard in the industry. My interactions with them have been nothing but professional. I sleep better at night knowing they're protecting my critical infrastructure." - CIO in the Energy and Utilities Industry

"From the POC to full deployment across nearly 10,000 endpoints, CrowdStrike continues to provide exceptional support. We have been able to swiftly deploy the Falcon agent across our entire ecosystem with virtually no issues - the agent consumes almost no system resources. The Falcon platform enables us to drive threat detection and containment to just a few minutes, with no alert fatigue." - Director of Security and Risk Management in the Manufacturing Industry

"CrowdStrike follows through on their security promises. Easy to use platform that provides visibility and superior protection and service. Thoroughly impressed with their solutions and their investment with their platform of services. " - President in the Services Industry

"I have deployed Falcon in several environments over the last several years. As information technology professionals, we all come in contact with many vendors and many products that make our lives easier and some that frustrate us. I have yet to experience a solution from a vendor that truly got me excited in the way that CrowdStrike Falcon has." - Lead Senior Systems Analyst in the Manufacturing Industry

"Falcon agents were incredibly easy to install throughout our infrastructure. Getting all of our servers and workstations protected took just a couple minutes per computer. The client is very lightweight but has some very robust protections behind it. We had absolutely no issues in adding this additional layer of security to our environments." - CISO in the Finance Industry

Through leveraging the power of the cloud, CrowdStrike is the only security company that offers a free trial of its antivirus replacement solution, CrowdStrike Falcon Prevent™, enabling immediate deployments at any time, anywhere.

For more information on the Gartner Peer Insights report, please visit the CrowdStrike website for a blog from our analyst relations team.

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About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike® Inc. (Nasdaq: CRWD), a global cybersecurity leader, is redefining security for the cloud era with an endpoint protection platform built from the ground up to stop breaches. The CrowdStrike Falcon® platform's single lightweight-agent architecture leverages cloud-scale artificial intelligence (AI) and offers real-time protection and visibility across the enterprise, preventing attacks on endpoints on or off the network. Powered by the proprietary CrowdStrike Threat Graph®, CrowdStrike Falcon correlates over two trillion endpoint-related events per week in real time from across the globe, fueling one of the world's most advanced data platforms for security.

With CrowdStrike, customers benefit from better protection, better performance and immediate time-to-value delivered by the cloud-native Falcon platform.

There's only one thing to remember about CrowdStrike: We stop breaches.

Qualifying organizations can gain full access to Falcon Prevent™ by starting a free trial.

Learn more: https://www.crowdstrike.com/

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