Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls

Archived Published: 15 April 2014 ID: G00258296

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"Next generation" capability has been achieved by the leading products in the network firewall market, and competitors are struggling to keep the gap from widening too much. Buyers must consider their own operational realities and the burden of switching.

Table of Contents

  • Market Definition/Description
  • Magic Quadrant
    • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
      • AhnLab
      • Arkoon+Netasq
      • Barracuda Networks
      • Check Point Software Technologies
      • Cisco
      • Dell SonicWALL
      • F5
      • Fortinet
      • Hillstone Networks
      • HP
      • Huawei
      • Juniper Networks
      • McAfee
      • Palo Alto Networks
      • Sophos
      • WatchGuard
    • Vendors Added and Dropped
      • Added
      • Dropped
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Inclusion Criteria
    • Exclusion Criteria
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
    • Quadrant Descriptions
      • Leaders
      • Challengers
      • Visionaries
      • Niche Players
  • Context
  • Market Overview
    • Next-Generation Firewalls
    • UTM Is Not Ready for Enterprise Prime Time
    • Virtualized Firewalls: The Myth Doesn't Stand Up to the Numbers
    • The Firewall Market Is Never Dull
    • Confusing Use of "Application" and "Firewall" in Three Distinct Products
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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