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Market Trends: Web Application Firewall Market Is Ripe for Disruption

Published: 12 December 2017

ID: G00331221

Analyst(s): Dale Gardner


The web application firewall market is ripe for disruption in 2018. Technology product management leaders at WAF vendors must rapidly evolve their products to deliver improved capabilities to protect applications and fend off emerging competitors in order to hold or grow market share.

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Market Trend

  • The Market for WAF: Growth and Evolution
  • Market Structure Trend
    • The Structure of the WAF Market Increasingly Favors Service Providers
  • Buyer Trend
    • Buyers Are Still Buying — For Now
  • Technology Trend
    • Applications Are Moving to the Cloud and Becoming More Complex

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