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Infonetics: New Network Security Solutions Will Stimulate Spending, Shift Vendor Standings

Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 1st quarter (1Q13) Network Security Appliances and Software vendor market share and forecast reports.

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“Customers are tired of investing in solutions that don’t really improve their security posture and are looking to make changes,” notes Jeff Wilson, principal analyst for security at Infonetics Research. “Though the top 3 network security vendors -- Cisco, Check Point, and Juniper -- have been fairly steady over the last 5 years, an extreme focus on efficacy and the move towards products with unified threat management or next-gen firewall features will drive vendor share changes this year.”

NETWORK SECURITY MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

  • The global network security market (appliances and software) declined 9.3% in 1Q13 from 4Q12, to $1.5 billion
  • From the year-ago 1st quarter, network security appliance and software revenue is up 1.7%
  • 2013 began with a whimper for many of the leading network security vendors, but Palo Alto Networks and WatchGuard bucked the seasonal slump, posting slight growth in 1Q13
  • New solutions that offer improved security efficacy and huge performance increases will stimulate spending on network security appliances and software through at least 2017

NETWORK SECURITY REPORT SYNOPSIS

Infonetics’ quarterly network security report provides worldwide and regional market size, vendor market share, forecasts through 2017, analysis, and trends for integrated security appliances, secure routers, SSL VPN gateways, VPN and firewall software, and network-based intrusion detection and prevention (IDS/IPS) products. Vendors tracked: AEP, Alcatel-Lucent, Array Networks, CA, Check Point, Cisco, Citrix, Dell Sonicwall, D-Link, Enterasys, eSoft, F5, Fortinet, GTA, HP, Huawei, Intrusion, ISS, Juniper, McAfee, Netasq, Palo Alto Networks, Sourcefire, Stonesoft, Watchguard, Zyxel, and others. To buy the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.

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Download Infonetics’ market research brochure, publication calendar, events brochure, report highlights, tables of contents, and more at http://www.infonetics.com/login.

TO BUY REPORTS, CONTACT:

N. America (West), Asia, Latin America: Larry Howard, [email protected], +1 408-583-3335

N. America (East), Texas, Midwest: Scott Coyne, [email protected], +1 408-583-3395

Europe, Middle East, Africa: George Stojsavljevic, [email protected], +44 755-488-1623

Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp

ABOUT INFONETICS

Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com) is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize, and compete effectively. View Infonetics’ About Us slides at http://bit.ly/QUrbrV.

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