Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateway

Published: 25 May 2011

ID: G00212739

Analyst(s): Lawrence Orans , Peter Firstbrook

Summary

The growing malware threat continues to drive the SWG market. Solutions for detecting malware vary widely in sophistication, ranging from basic signature-based to advanced heuristics-based analyses. The market is still dominated by on-premises solutions, but cloud services are growing rapidly.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Magic Quadrant

  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
    • Other Vendors That We Considered
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Actiance
    • Barracuda Networks
    • Blue Coat Systems
    • Cisco
    • Clearswift
    • ContentKeeper Technologies
    • Cymphonix
    • M86 Security
    • McAfee
    • Optenet
    • Phantom Technologies
    • SafeNet
    • Sangfor
    • Sophos
    • Symantec
    • Trend Micro
    • Webroot
    • Websense
    • Zscaler

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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