Current Offering: 4.5 (out of 5)
Strategy: 4.18 (out of 5)
Market Presence: 3.8 (out of 5)
Google's security configuration policies are very granular in the admin console as well as in APIs. The company plans to provide ongoing security improvements to the admin console using device trust and location; implement hardware-based encryption key management; and improve visibility into the platform by launching a unified risk dashboard.
The Mountain View, Calif.-based vendor received a perfect score for several Forrester criteria, including hypervisor security; OS and container security; storage and data security; physical security plans; hypervisor security plans; guest OS workload security plans; network security plans; and machine-learning plans. Google's lowest score – 1 out of 5 – came in support staffing.