How to boost your Secure Email Gateways (SEG) Magic Quadrant position

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for SEG can reap huge rewards for your company.

Can you answer YES to the below?

  • Are your competitors getting better results — even when their product is inferior?
  • Are you struggling to ‘move the dot’ in your MQ?
  • Do your references seem to say something different when they talk to you and the analysts?
  • Looking to get your business listed on this MQ in 2017?

We are a team of former senior Gartner analysts

We are a team of former senior Gartner analysts who’ve written and reviewed hundreds of Magic Quadrants such as the Secure Email Gateways MQ. We have an in-depth understanding of the factors for Magic Quadrant success and are uniquely placed to give tangible advice that will add value when responding to the SEG Magic Quadrant.

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“By working with The Skills Connection we gained an ‘inside view’ of what Industry Analysts are wanting to hear and a deep understanding of how they will interpret the information they receive. This helped us to tailor our messaging to ensure we pushed the right buttons, all backed-up by the necessary evidence to convince the analysts of our capabilities.”

We know there are a number of difficulties when working within your Magic quadrant and understand your frustrations

How we help?

  • Use our extensive experience as former Gartner analysts to make sure your Secure Email Gateways Magic Quadrant responses are the best they can possibly be to ensure success. See: Move the dot in the right direction.
  • Deliver the best possible submission, by delivering a best-practice-driven survey response, a best ever briefing by delivering a differentiated essential story, backed up by evidence, great references and, as appropriate, a memorable focused demo.
  • Make sure your references actually improve the result.
  • Get the analyst to see your company/product/service as it is today and not as it was in the past. More: How to improve analyst engagement.
  • Clarify and articulate your company’s vision in a way that aligns to the way in which vision is measured by Gartner.
  • Get your company into the Magic Quadrant for the first time.
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Well known companies listed on the SEG Magic Quadrant (2016) include:

Companies listed in the Secure E-Mail Gateways Magic Quadrant include: Cisco, AppRiver, SilverSky (was Perimeter Security), Spamina, Barracuda Networks, Symantec, Microsoft, Trend Micro, Mimecast, Proofpoint, Trustwave, Axway, Clearswift, Fortinet, WatchGuard, SonicWALL (Owned by Dell), Websense, Sophos, McAfee ( is  Intel Security ), iboss, Trend Micro, Symantec, Blue Coat Systems, Websense, Zscaler, Barracuda Networks, CA, Untangle (formerly Cymphonix), Trustwave, ContentKeeper Technologies, Clearswift, Sangfor, Cisco, Sophos, McAfee ( is  Intel Security )

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