Gartner Research

Survey Analysis: Trends in End-User Security Spending, 2018

Published: 08 March 2018

ID: G00350648

Analyst(s): Deborah Kish , Dale Gardner


Results from Gartner's 2017 End-User Security Spending Survey indicates multiple sales opportunities for security vendors. Technology business unit leaders at service providers must undertake multiple changes across their businesses to optimize chances for success to capture future buyer spending.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • What's Driving Security Spend?
  • What — And How — Are Buyers Purchasing?
    • Buyers Continue to Move Away From Traditional On-Premises Solutions
    • Data and Application Security Markets Gain Traction
  • What Gets in the Way?
    • Metrics: Primary Challenge in Securing the Right Amount of Security Budget
  • How Will Budgets Change?
  • How Are Buyers Responding?
  • Methodology

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