Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls

Published: 07 February 2013

ID: G00229302

Analyst(s): Greg Young

Summary

Advances in threats have driven mainstream firewall demand for next-generation firewall capabilities. Buyers should focus on the quality, not quantity, of the features and the R&D behind them. This market includes mature vendors and new entrants.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Barracuda Networks
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Cisco
    • Dell SonicWALL
    • Fortinet
    • HP
    • Huawei
    • Juniper Networks
    • McAfee
    • Netasq
    • Palo Alto Networks
    • Sophos
    • Stonesoft
    • WatchGuard
  • Vendors Added or Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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