2021 Year in Review

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The future of work is here

If 2020 was the year of remote work, 2021 has been
the dawn of hybrid workplaces.

As organizations across the world recover from the blows of the
pandemic, it has become clear that there’s no going back to things
as they were.

Embracing the hybrid
model with transnational

In India, we now have:






people working
out of our spoke offices

And we aren't alone in embracing the hybrid model.
According to our 2021 Digital Readiness Survey,
96% of companies plan on supporting remote workers for at least the next two years.

Making the future of
work possible for you

As work styles change, so do your technology needs.
For our customers, cloud takes the lead.

  • 75.6 %

    increase in customers using
    our cloud solutions for end-to-end
    IT management.

  • 355 %

    increase in Desktop Central Cloud
    adoption for unified endpoint management
    and security

  • 80 %

    increase in customers using Cloud
    Security Plus for security information
    and event management (SIEM)

  • 56.4 %

    increase in adoption of ServiceDesk Plus Cloud
    for enterprise service management

New work styles, new security needs

The 2021 Digital Readiness Survey found:

83 %

of technology professionals
reported an increase in security
risks due to remote work.

52 %

of technology professionals
reported an increase in phishing

As these new threats arose in the hybrid workspace, our customers
needed stronger security solutions.

  • Unified Endpoint Management
    and Security (UEMS)
  • Security Information and Event
    Management (SIEM)
  • Privileged Access
    Management (PAM)
Unified Endpoint Management and Security (UEMS)
16.5 million

active endpoints managed by our UEMS solutions

203 %

increase in endpoint security based add-on purchases for UEMS products.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

perimeter devices secured by our SIEM solutions

75 %

increase in VPN session monitoring

86 %

increase in WFH-themed ransomware attacks detected by our customers


security threats detected across different log sources

Privileged Access Management (PAM)
254 %

increase in the number of privileged accounts managed with PAM360

255 %

increase in customers using two-factor authentication with Password Manager Pro

170 %

increase in customers using access control features in Password Manager Pro

The future of work made
easy—thanks to AI and

  • 86 %

    of organizations used more AI tools over the last two years.*

  • We also saw an increase in the use of our analytics offerings:

  • 15 %

    increase in customers using
    Analytics Plus

  • 2.5 billion metrics

    processed per month for anomaly detection using Site24x7

  • 70 million data points

    processed every month to forecast CPU spikes and disk utilization using Site24x7

  • 73 %

    surge in the usage of the ML-powered user and entity behaviour analytics (UEBA) component in our SIEM solution

*Source: The 2021 Digital Readiness Survey by ManageEngine

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We’re here to help,
no matter where you are

Our support teams are available around the clock throughout
the week to answer your questions and help you adapt to the
evolving workplace.

We resolved
tickets this year.


Evolving for the new today

As the world changed around us, we thrived
by focusing on what we do best: perfecting our
product portfolio.

New Product Launches

RMM Central

is a single solution that automates complete
IT management for MSPs.

Endpoint DLP Plus

protects sensitive data on managed endpoint
devices from data disclosure and theft.

Product updates

Enterprise service management

  • Zia is available on ServiceDesk Plus (on-premises and cloud) along with template prediction.
  • ServiceDesk Plus now allows you to visualize ticket queues in kanban view and design change workflows.

IT operations management

  • Applications Manager now offers real user monitoring to help organizations monitor and track real-user transactions in web applications and websites.
  • Applications Manager offers enhanced support for cloud apps to enable organizations to monitor every key component of their cloud applications.
  • OpManager now supports site-to-site VPN monitoring, which enables organizations to monitor private traffic moving across all branches of their organization.

Identity and access management

  • ADSelfService Plus now offers MFA for Outlook on the Web (OWA) and Exchange admin center (EAC) logins to add an extra layer of security to Exchange environments.
  • AD360 has enabled two-factor authentication for all users.
  • PAM360’s enhanced password policy introduces additional features that help administrators configure highly secure password policies.

Security information and event management

  • Log360 now supports a distributed deployment method for its log management component, EventLog Analyzer.
  • Log360 now offers preconfigured correlation rules for catching and mitigating pandemic-themed ransomware attacks.
  • To provide better security context and decrease false positives, Log360 has introduced dynamic peer grouping in its UEBA component.

Unified endpoint management and security

  • To combat evolving cyberthreats, Desktop Central has added endpoint data loss prevention, anti-ransomware, and endpoint compliance features.

IT analytics

Growth never ends

To help us adapt to our customers' changing
needs, we strengthened our workforce and partner

19 %

increase in ManageEngine employees.

15 %

increase in global partners.

Pleased to e-meet you

While we couldn't meet you in person this year, we did our
best to keep in touch through our virtual events, podcasts, and more!

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Moments to cherish

Another year, another round of recognition of our
efforts—and it has all been possible thanks to you and your support.

  • Gartner
  • Forrester
  • IDC
  • IDG
  • KuppingerCole
  • Omdia
  • Pink Elephant
  • Desktop Central was recognized as a leader in:
    • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses 2021 Vendor Assessment.
    • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software for Apple Devices 2021 Vendor Assessment.
  • Desktop Central was also positioned as a major player in:
    • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software 2021 Vendor Assessment.
    • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software for Ruggedized/Internet of Things Deployment 2021 Vendor Assessment.
  • Password Manager Pro was recognized by IDG Connect as one of the best solutions offering SSO capabilities.
Pink Elephant

Thank you for the eventful year

We are thrilled to see what the next year has in store for us. On that note,
we're particularly psyched for 2022, as ManageEngine turns 20 next year!

Here's a sneak peek into our 20-year-long journey so far

  • 2002

    Our journey

  • 2007

    134 Countries
    29 Products

  • 2012

    160 Countries
    34 Products

  • 2017

    183 Countries
    46 Products

  • Today

    190 Countries
    59 Products


We couldn't have
done this without the
support of...

  • ... more than 280,000 organizations


    of whom have been with us for over 10 years


    of whom have been with us for over 15 years

  • ... our partners


    of whom have been with us for over 10 years


    of whom have been with us for over 15 years

  • ... and our core team of


    leaders who've been guiding us for nearly 20 years

Happy New Year 2022!

Thank you!

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