Market Trends: Next-Generation Enterprise Network Firewalls, Worldwide, 2012
Published: 14 September 2012
This research provides product managers and product marketing professionals critical insight into the latest market trends in the next-generation enterprise network firewall market.
Table Of Contents
- Market: In the Midst of Transforming Delivery Options, Enhancing Content Inspection, and Increasing Protection and Performance Capabilities
- Market Structure
- Managed Security Service Providers Drive Some Demand for Multifunction Firewalls
- Network Device as a Service and Cloud-Based Management Continue to Transform Network Security Market Structure and Delivery Models of the Future
- Buyers Trend
- Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Requirements Lead to Further Deployment in Many Organizations
- Application Control and the "Dropbox Effect" Drive Customers' Need for the Latest Firewall Technology
- Low False-Positive Detections and Depth of Signature Coverage Remain Important Factors for Buyers
- Customer Fears of Performance Still Inhibiting Anti-malware Inspection
- Regional Market Trends
- PCI Compliance Concerns in Europe and Asia/Pacific Increasing Demand
- Regional Firewall Technology Providers May Create Difficulties for North America-Based Providers
- Technology Trends
- Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking Are Transforming Network Security
- Application Control Features Deliver Visibility Into the Shadow IT
- Identity Awareness Enhances Application Control, Acceptable Use Enforcement and Advanced Threat Detection
- Firewall Providers Focus on Increasing Customer Efficiencies With Enhancements to Change Control and Compliance Reporting
- Inspected Throughput a Critical Consideration for Customers Who Wish to Consolidate Network Security Capabilities
- Providers Continue to Enhance Anti-malware and Anti-botnet Capabilities Through Reputation Feeds
- IT Transitions Completely Away From Data Centers and On-Premises Protections
Vendors to Watch
- Check Point Software Technologies
- Dell SonicWALL
- Juniper Networks
- Palo Alto Networks
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