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Gartner Invest/Research Community Vision: Focus on Security Sharpens Firewall Competitors

Published: 18 January 2013

ID: G00246281

Analyst(s): Frank Marsala


The heightened interest in security and maturing of recent opportunities has created a dynamic environment in which some good vendors are innovating and creating a robust competitive environment for all vendors. Yet new opportunities remain. Company Impact: CHKP, CSCO, DELL, FIRE, FTNT, JNPR, PANW.

Table Of Contents


  • Synopsis
    • Growth, But Vendors Are Stepping Up
  • The Starting Point of the Discussion
    • Size of the Enterprise Network Security Equipment Market
    • Market Share of the Enterprise Network Security Equipment Market
    • Competitive Landscapes for Enterprise Network Firewalls, IPSs and UTM
    • Market Trends: Enterprise Network Firewalls
    • Competitive Landscape: Enterprise Network Firewalls
    • Market Trends: UTM
    • Selected Vendor Highlights: UTM
    • Market Trends: IPS
    • Selected Vendor Highlights: IPS
  • Potential Impact on Vendors/Ecosystems
    • Contrarian View: There Remain Plenty of Growth Opportunities and Opportunities for Differentiation
  • Implications for Companies and Investors

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