Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Carrier-Class Network Firewalls

Published: 25 November 2015

ID: G00280397

Analyst(s): Lawrence Pingree, Deborah Kish

Summary

This research provides essential competitive insights into carrier network firewall providers. It delivers relevant information to help firewall product leaders address the carrier market.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Definition
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Shifting From Hardware-Based Networks to Virtualized Solutions Orchestrated Using SDN and NFV Concepts Is Still at an Early Stage With a Few Fast Movers
    • CSPs Begin Early-Stage Trials in 5G — Support for 5G Should Be Considered Now
    • Maturing VoLTE and LTE-A Will Bring New Security Needs as CSPs Continue to Add Voice Over Their LTE Architectures
    • The Growth in the IoT Creates the Need for Higher Capacity, Throughput and Security
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Cisco
    • Dell SonicWALL
    • F5
    • Fortinet
    • Huawei
    • Intel Security
    • Juniper Networks
    • Palo Alto Networks
  • References and Methodology

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