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Market Share Analysis: Security Software, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 15 May 2013

ID: G00246661

Analyst(s): Matthew Cheung, Ruggero Contu


Security software market growth has seen a slight rebound, driven by emerging threats, compliance requirements and vendors' revenue reporting adjustments. The market grew 7.9% in 2012.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Market Segments
  • Competitive Landscape

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • McAfee Shows Significant Growth, Partly Helped by 2011 Intel Revenue Write-Down Following Acquisition
  • Symantec Performance Reverts to Single-Digit Growth
  • Trend Micro Keeps Market Standing, Despite Negative Growth

Other Notable Vendors

  • CA Technologies Records Above-Average Performance
  • Eset's High Growth Helped by a Distribution Model Change
  • Splunk Shows Fastest Market Growth

Mergers and Acquisitions

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