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Market Trends: How CSPs Can Seize Opportunities in Cybersecurity

Published: 09 March 2016

ID: G00295655

Analyst(s): Gyanee Dewnarain


Cybersecurity is a fast growing market that presents a multibillion-dollar opportunity for CSPs. CSP business leaders must develop a comprehensive cybersecurity portfolio, a partner ecosystem, source talent and leverage their experience of protecting their own network to differentiate themselves.

Table Of Contents


  • The Cybersecurity Market Opportunity for CSPs
  • CSPs' Core Competencies in Cybersecurity
  • Critical Success Factors for CSPs in Cybersecurity

Market Trend

  • Cybersecurity Portfolios Vary Across CSPs
    • Some CSPs Are Positioning Their Overall Portfolio as Cybersecurity
    • CSP Cybersecurity Portfolios With a Focus on Intelligence and Analytics
    • Growing Emphasis on Cybersecurity Consulting
    • Positioning Mobility and IoT Within CSPs' Cybersecurity Portfolio
  • CSPs' Preferred Implementation Models for Cybersecurity
  • CSPs' Organizational Model for Cybersecurity
    • DT's Journey From Security COE to Dedicated Business Unit or Subsidiary
    • Dedicated Subsidiary for Cybersecurity
    • Leveraging an Acquisition to Create a Dedicated Business Unit
    • Organization Model — Key Implications

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