Gartner Research

User Survey Analysis: Global Buying Preferences for Security as a Service in Midsize and Large Organizations

Published: 28 March 2012

ID: G00230993

Analyst(s): Lawrence Pingree

Summary

In rapidly changing security markets, it is important to stay ahead of the game. To do this, as well as to drive greater interest in the customer, product managers and product marketing managers must know how security as a service is perceived.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • SecaaS Adoption by Large and Midsize Organizations
  • Solution Quality Drives Adoption of SecaaS Offerings
  • Solution Quality Inhibits Adoption Among Survey Respondents
  • Solution Quality, Customer Service and Lower Operational Management Drive or Inhibit Adoption of SecaaS
  • Large and Midsize Companies Focus on Solution Quality, but Diverge on Pay-for-Use and Head Count
  • Critical Insights Into Large and Midsize Nonadopters of SecaaS
  • Midsize Companies Prefer Pay-for-Use Benefits When Adopting SecaaS
  • SecaaS — BRIC Countries vs. Non-BRIC Countries
  • SecaaS Adoption and Future Adoption Plans
  • SecaaS Security Target Environments

Demographics

  • Primary Industry
  • Country
  • Scope of Knowledge About Technology Buying Practices or Use
  • Company Size by Number of FTE Employees — by Country
  • Job Role

Methodology

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