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Market Share Analysis: Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls), Worldwide, 2015 Update

Published: 21 May 2015

ID: G00274750

Analyst(s): Lawrence Pingree


The unified threat management market grew 11.0%, from $1.47 billion in 2013 to $1.64 billion in 2014. The strongest growth was in Western Europe, emerging Asia/Pacific and Greater China. Providers are focused on improving performance of inspected throughput, reporting and advanced threat detection.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • UTM Provider Roadmaps Shift Toward Technologies Such as Improved Application Control, 802.11ac Wireless and Integrated Endpoint and Cloud-Based Management
    • Providers Concentrate on Improving Their Full UTM Network Inspection Performance During 2014
    • UTM Providers Under New Competitive Pressures for Advanced Threat Detection and Prevention
    • Managed Security Services Continue to Be a Significant Route to Market for UTM Products
  • Regional Market Segment Performance
  • Market Overview
    • North America
    • Western Europe
    • Eastern Europe
    • Mature Asia/Pacific
    • Greater China
    • Emerging Asia/Pacific
    • Middle East and North Africa
    • Eurasia
    • Sub-Saharan Africa

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Check Point
  • Cisco
  • Dell
  • Fortinet
  • Huawei
  • Juniper Networks
  • Secui
  • Sophos
  • Stormshield (a Division of Airbus Defence and Space CyberSecurity)
  • WatchGuard

Mergers and Acquisitions

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