Gartner 2021 Market Guide

Managed Detection and Response Services



"By 2025, 50% of organizations will be using MDR services for threat monitoring, detection and response functions that offer threat containment and mitigation capabilities."

— The Gartner Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services


The Gartner 2021 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services shares insights into the MDR market and its growth including challenges for buyers to select the right provider and what they expect from the service.

Read this market guide to learn about:

  • The evolution of MDR technologies and how they fit buyers’ needs
  • The key components of an MDR and what to expect of a modern MDR
  • The types of service providers available in the MDR space and the market direction


Gartner® Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services, Pete Shoard, Craig Lawson, Mitchell Schneider, John Collins, Mark Wah, Andrew Davies, 25 October 2021.

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