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Market Share Analysis: Security Software, Worldwide, 2011

Published: 12 April 2012

ID: G00233266

Analyst(s): Matthew Cheung , Ruggero Contu


The security software market continues to show resilience at a time of IT budget restrictions. Despite Intel writing down considerable revenue following its McAfee acquisition, the market grew 7.5% in 2011.

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Market Share Data


  • Overall Market Performance Analysis
  • Top Vendors Analyzed
    • McAfee Reported Revenue Impacted by Intel Acquisition, but Real Growth Remains Strong
    • Symantec Back to Double-Digit Growth
    • Trend Micro Records Positive Growth Driven by Consumer Security
  • Other Notable Vendors
    • AhnLab Diversifies Its Endpoint Security Offering With Industrial Systems Protection
    • AVG Records Strong Consumer Security Growth
    • HP Becomes Market Leader in SIEM Through ArcSight Acquisition
    • Oracle Consolidates Its Leadership Position in IAM
    • Quick Heal Shows Strong Growth in the Endpoint Protection Platform Area
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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