Analysis of mobile security vendors: telecoms operator survey

17 December 2021 | Research

Survey report | PPTX and PDF (26 slides) | Cyber Security

“Check Point, Microsoft, MobileIron/Ivanti, VMware and Zimperium were the best performers in our survey of 27 operators.”


Analysys Mason surveyed 27 telecoms operators in 3Q 2021 and asked them about their mobile security offerings and the vendors that supply mobile threat defence (MTD) and mobile device management (MDM) solutions. This report analyses operators’ opinions of 19 mobile security vendors across three measures: overall impression, pricing and product quality.

This report provides:

  • an overview of the mobile security products currently offered by telecoms operators, and operators' plans for mobile security in the next 12 months
  • operators’ ratings of 19 mobile security vendors in terms of:
    • overall impression
    • pricing
    • product quality
  • details of how mobile security vendors compare to their peers
  • suggestions for how mobile security vendors can expand their partnerships with telecoms operators.

Vendors mentioned in this report

  • Better Mobile Security
  • BlackBerry
  • Check Point
  • Citrix
  • cyan
  • ESET
  • IBM


  • Kaspersky
  • Lookout
  • Microsoft
  • MobileIron/Ivanti
  • Pradeo
  • PSafe
  • Sophos


  • SOTI
  • Symantec (Broadcom)
  • VMware
  • Wandera
  • Zimperium


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