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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls


The enterprise network firewall market experienced limited overall innovation from the majority of vendors. Incumbent vendors must offer innovation or lower prices, or they will be displaced by lower-cost competitors.

Published: 21 November 2008

ID: G00162592

Analyst(s): Greg Young, John Pescatore

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • The Next-Generation Firewall
    • 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 Strengths and Cautions
    • Astaro
    • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Cisco
    • Fortinet
    • Juniper Networks
    • NETASQ
    • phion
    • Secure Computing
    • SonicWALL
    • Stonesoft
    • WatchGuard Technologies
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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