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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls


The enterprise network firewall market has entered an evolutionary period, as disruption is brought on by increasingly sophisticated and targeted threats, virtualization, and business process changes. Vendors vary in their rate of innovation toward next-generation firewall capabilities.

Published: 15 March 2010

ID: G00174908

Analyst(s): Greg Young, John Pescatore

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Vendors Added
    • Vendors Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • 3Com/H3C
    • Astaro
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Cisco
    • Fortinet
    • Juniper Networks
    • McAfee
    • NETASQ
    • phion
    • Palo Alto Networks
    • SonicWALL
    • Stonesoft
    • WatchGuard
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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