ManageEngine Positioned in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools

Company Acknowledged Among Eight Total Vendors

  • Desktop Central recognized for continuing to add depth to its broad IT management capabilities
  • Desktop Central cited for wide endpoint diversity, flexibility and affordability
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DEL VALLE, Texas — September 15, 2021 —ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, today announced that it has been named a Niche Player in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) Tools. The recognition is based on the evaluation of ManageEngine’s flagship UEM software, Desktop Central, for its ability to execute and completeness of vision. ManageEngine was included in the Magic Quadrant alongside seven other vendors. The report may be viewed online at

"The need for a unified tool to manage and secure employees' devices is at an all-time high, as more and more organizations tackle a hybrid workforce fast-tracked into adoption by the pandemic," said Mathivanan Venkatachalam, vice president of ManageEngine. "This recognition by Gartner validates our alignment with our customers' requirements and our delivery of integrated device management and security."

"ManageEngine Desktop Central is a comprehensive tool to centralize your endpoint management across Windows, macOS and Linux machines," said an IT security manager in a Gartner Peer Insights review. "It offers operating system and third-party patch management with automation capabilities to test and deploy patches. Desktop Central provides great visibility via standard and custom reports, and great support services."[1]

Highlights of Desktop Central

Desktop Central automates day-to-day device management activities, from onboarding to retirement, across highly heterogeneous device and OS ecosystems. It delivers requirements like remote support and endpoint security that go beyond traditional and modern device management capabilities. This approach eliminates the need for multiple siloed tools for different requirements.

Desktop Central integrates with a wide range of IT management and security tools offered by ManageEngine and third parties, offering flexibility and ease to fit the UEM solution into customers' existing IT ecosystem. Expanding across the globe steadily, ManageEngine continues to strengthen its regional support and implementation services, upping its already broad capabilities.

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About Desktop Central

Desktop Central is a comprehensive UEM solution for managing and securing highly diversified device deployments, from servers, desktops, laptops, mobile phones and tablets to POS machines, OEMConfig devices and other IoT endpoints. It provides heterogeneous OS support; end-to-end life cycle management of devices, both traditional and modern; robust remote support; and endpoint security capabilities using a single agent and workflow. Available both on-premises and as a SaaS tool, Desktop Central is used by more than 17,000 enterprises globally and integrates with many third-party ITSM and IAM tools. For more information, visit

About ManageEngine

ManageEngine is the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation. Established and emerging enterprises—including 9 of every 10 Fortune 100 organizations—rely on ManageEngine's real-time IT management tools to ensure optimal performance of their IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine has offices worldwide, including the United States, the Netherlands, India, UAE, Mexico, Singapore, Japan, China and Australia, as well as 200+ global partners to help organizations tightly align their business and IT. For more information, please visit; follow the company blog at and on LinkedIn at, Facebook at and Twitter @ManageEngine.

[1] Reviews have been edited to account for errors and readability.

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