/dec 21, 2023

Behind the Recognition: Why We Believe We’re a Gartner® Peer Insights™ Customers’ Choice 2023

By Natalie Tischler

As 2023 comes to a close, we aim to inspire excellence by highlighting our customers’ dedication to a more secure world. Thanks to you, we are honored to be (for the fourth consecutive year) recognized as a 2023 Gartner® Peer Insights™ Customers’ Choice. Let’s explore some of the stories that make this recognition possible. 

Veracode Named a 2023 Gartner® Peer Insights™ Customers’ Choice for the Fourth Consecutive Year 

Veracode is recognized by Gartner® Peer Insights™ in 2023 as a Customers’ Choice for Application Security Testing – for the fourth consecutive year. This distinction, in more detail below, is based on meeting or exceeding user interest, adoption, and overall experience.

Voice of the Customer Vendor Summary 2023

We believe what makes Veracode a Gartner® Peer Insights™ Customers’ Choice for the fourth consecutive year is what we call: customer obsession. We constantly strive to understand both the problems and North Star our customers face so we can be the partner you truly need. 

Our Partnership: Stories Behind the 94% “Willingness to Recommend” Score 

Veracode was named a Customers’ Choice with 94% “willingness to recommend” based on 101 reviews as of 31 August 2023 in Gartner® Peer Insights™ for Application Security Testing market report. 

Veracode’s CEO, Sam King, shares: “Thank you to all of you that went and shared your positive sentiments. What came through to me was that you talked about not just the value that you derive from the products, technology, and innovation we bring to market, but that you recognize our partnership. Because at the end of the day, that is how we treat this: a partnership where we are together going to make software security a success for your organization.” 

Here are the positive sentiments shared by those dedicated to securing innovation: 

"The product was easy to manage and understand and provided functionality which some other tools did not have. The depth of findings identified were truly exceptional which helped us to ensure we were always aware of the risks in our applications and could easily remediate them." – Manager, IT Security and Risk Management in the Finance Industry  

“Veracode is an amazing application security platform which offers various tools to help integrate security within the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).” – Security Engineer in the Telecommunications Industry  

"Veracode is a broadly capable platform with the ability to focus in on different areas of software risk analysis. Blending SAST, SCA scanning and results in a user-friendly interface, backed by strong APIs with easy integration into CI/CD processes. Capable of providing a complete Secure Development Program with the inclusion of security focused training (Security Labs, eLearning) with direct ties to platform findings for an integrated developer experience." – Director, Product Owner in the Software Industry  

Additional Awards and Recognitions from 2023 

The bustling world of application security brings with it many peer review opportunities. This ensures that the people with the difficult job of securing software have the information needed to make confident decisions. 

Since many of you take the time out of your busy days to share your experience with Veracode’s solutions and services, we shine together as leaders in Application Security.  Don’t take our word for it – see the list of achievements we have earned together this year:  

Thank you for another year of progress; it’s an honor to continue partnering with those leading the way toward a more secure future. 

We wish you happy holidays, and we look forward to what we'll accomplish together in 2024. 


Gartner, Voice of the Customer for Application Security Testing, Peer Contributors, 28 November 2023. 

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By Natalie Tischler

Natalie Tischler believes in a world where software is built secure from the start. She writes content for Veracode that focuses on empowering harmony between Security and Development teams.