Gartner Research

Market Trends: Managed Security Services, Asia/Pacific, 2014

Published: 13 June 2014

ID: G00261257

Analyst(s): Lawrence Pingree , Sid Deshpande, Craig Lawson


The scale and diversity of the Asia/Pacific region has created opportunities for local and regional providers to effectively compete with large global players for the MSS opportunity. We identify key trends in the MSS market in Asia/Pacific, with a focus on providing recommendations for success.

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Market Trend

  • The Market Opportunity for MSS Is Expanding Rapidly in a Markedly Distinct Manner From the U.S. or Western Europe
    • Demand Side Trends
    • Supply Side Trends
  • Regional Trend
    • Market-Specific Regulations Around Data Privacy Are Increasing Demand for MSSPs With a Local Presence
    • Evolving Industry-Specific Regulations, Particularly in Banking/Financial Services, Creates New Types of Opportunities for MSSPs
  • Technology Trend
    • Mature Buyers in the Region Seek Technology Value-Adds Over and Above Traditional Perimeter Monitoring and Device Management

Contrarian View

  • If a Criminal Event Compromises an MSSP Client Through the MSSP's Infrastructure, It Could Cause a Loss of Trust in the MSS Model and Slow Market Growth

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