Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls

Archived Published: 25 May 2016 ID: G00277994

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"Next generation" capability has been achieved by the products in the network firewall market, and vendors differentiate on feature strengths. Buyers must consider the trade-offs between best-of-breed function and costs.

Table of Contents

  • Market Definition/Description
  • What Has Changed
  • Magic Quadrant
    • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
      • AhnLab
      • Barracuda Networks
      • Check Point Software Technologies
      • Cisco
      • Dell SonicWALL
      • Forcepoint
      • Fortinet
      • Hillstone Networks
      • Huawei
      • Juniper Networks
      • Palo Alto Networks
      • Sangfor
      • Sophos
      • Stormshield
      • 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 Still Can't Compete With NGFWs in Enterprises
    • Virtualized Firewalls: Hype Accelerates, and Demand Stirs Slowly
    • The Firewall Market Is Roiled by Acquisitions and Remains Dynamic
    • But Absence of Significant Innovation Brings Challengers Closer to Leaders
    • Have Some Advanced Threat Detection With That Firewall
    • Confusing Use of "Application" and "Firewall" in Three Distinct Products
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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