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Market Guide for Cloud Workload Protection Platforms

Published: 03 March 2016

ID: G00300334

Analyst(s): Neil MacDonald , Peter Firstbrook


Cloud workloads have different requirements for security than end-user-facing endpoints, and the adoption of hybrid private/public cloud computing models compound the differences. CISOs should deploy products specifically designed for the protection of hybrid cloud workloads.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Cloud Workload Protection Platform Details
  • Architectural Considerations

Representative Vendors

  • Amazon
  • Bracket Computing
  • Carbon Black
  • CloudPassage
  • Cloud Raxak
  • Dome9 Security
  • GuardiCore
  • Illumio
  • Intel Security
  • Kaspersky Lab
  • Sophos
  • Symantec
  • Threat Stack
  • Trend Micro
  • Tripwire
  • vArmour

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