Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Secure Mobile Access and SSL VPN Solutions, Worldwide

Published: 21 October 2013

ID: G00255134

Analyst(s): Eric Ahlm


Major trends such as the influx of mobile devices and bring your own device disrupt the Secure Sockets Layer VPN market and change the competitive landscape for secure access providers. This research document discusses key trends and market players for next-generation secure remote access.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Mobile Devices Change Access Control
    • Mobile Devices Impact Scalability for Secure Access Gateways
    • User Experience Expectations Impact Access Methods
    • VPN Embedded in a Wrapped Mobile App Is Not a Cure-All for Secure Access
    • Remote Access Vendors Play an Important Role in Mobile Device Onboarding and Provisioning
    • Apple's Move to App-Level VPN in iOS 7 Will Drive Access Vendors to Extend Capabilities
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • HTML5 Applications Could Devalue the Need for Specialized Secure Mobile Access Solutions
    • App-Level VPN in iOS7 Presents an Opportunity for VPN Gateway Providers to Enhance Their Mobile Access Offerings
    • Highly Intelligent Context-Aware Access Solutions Become Required
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Bitzer Mobile
    • Cisco
    • Citrix
    • Check Point
    • F5
    • Dell
    • Juniper
    • Mocana
  • References and Methodology

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