Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls, 1H06

Published: 05 June 2006

ID: G00141050

Analyst(s): Greg Young , John Pescatore


The network firewall market for enterprises is a mature yet evolving market, responding to the continued need for increased integration with other security and network elements, and interoperating as part of the larger security ecosphere.

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Network Firewall Market Continues to Evolve
    • Acronym Soup: NGFW, DPI, IPS, UTM, MFA?
    • IPS Vendors Will Make Moves Into Market
  • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Inclusion Criteria
    • Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Comments
    • Astaro
    • BorderWare Technologies
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Cisco Systems
    • Fortinet
    • iPolicy Networks
    • Juniper Networks
    • NETASQ
    • phion Information Technologies
    • Secure Computing
    • SonicWALL
    • Stonesoft
    • Symantec
    • WatchGuard Technologies
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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