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Market Share Analysis: Security Software, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 22 May 2014

ID: G00261256

Analyst(s): Ruggero Contu , Matthew Cheung , Sid Deshpande


The total security software market (including appliance revenue for SIEM, SEG and SWG segments) grew 5% in 2013 to reach $19.9 billion in vendor revenue. This lower-than-expected growth was due to the commoditization of key subsegments and the decline in growth for two of the top five providers.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Market Segments
  • Competitive Landscape

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Symantec
  • McAfee
  • IBM

Other Notable Vendors

  • Blue Coat
  • Eset
  • Kingsoft
  • Splunk

Mergers and Acquisitions

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