Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: DDoS Mitigation Solutions

Published: 28 October 2014

ID: G00261259

Analyst(s): Eric Ahlm, Sid Deshpande

Summary

An increase in the frequency, complexity and scale of DDoS attacks is creating new competitive opportunities for providers. This report discusses the current trends and future evolution of the competitive marketplace for DDoS mitigation solutions.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Market Description
    • Infrastructure Providers
    • Scrubbing Centers
    • CDN Providers
    • ISPs
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • The Marketplace of Buyers Requiring DDoS Solutions Is Expanding
    • The Need for Hybrid DDoS Mitigation
    • Cloud Adoption Is Altering the Addressable Market for DDoS Providers
    • Technology Strength Is the Most Important, but Not the Only Buying Consideration for DDoS Mitigation Solutions
    • Security Services Around DDoS Solutions Are Becoming Increasingly Important
    • Advancements in DDoS Attacks Disadvantage Tier 2 ISPs With Minimal-Value-Added Mitigation Services
  • The Future of Competition
    • The Evolution of Attacks and Customer Deployment Requirements Will Drive Innovation Among DDoS Mitigation Solution Providers
    • Channel and Technology Partnerships Will Be the Key to Competitiveness
    • The B2B Opportunity Will Be an Important Source of Revenue for Specialist DDoS Mitigation Solution Providers
  • Market Players
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Akamai
    • Arbor Networks
    • CloudFlare
    • Corero Network Security
    • Huawei
    • Imperva
    • Neustar
    • NSFOCUS
    • Radware
    • Verisign
  • References and Methodology

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