Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), today reported that global spending on content security gateway appliances and software, which are used to protect enterprise and service provider data and infrastructure, grew 3 percent in 2014 from 2013, to $2.8 billion.
Infonetics’ fourth quarter 2014 (4Q14) and year-end Content Security Gateway Appliances, Software, and SaaS market share and forecast report tracks gateway software, gateway appliances and software-as-a-service (SaaS).
“The content security gateway appliance market is trending flat to down long term and the traditional enterprise software market is decreasing as well, but this spending decrease is being offset by increased investments in SaaS and virtual appliances,” said Jeff Wilson, research director for security at Infonetics Research. “We’re also seeing investments in new threat prevention solutions like advanced threat protection (ATP) and sandboxing displacing sales of traditional web and mail security gateways.”
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CONTENT SECURITY REPORT SYNOPSIS
Infonetics’ quarterly content security report provides worldwide and regional market size, vendor market share, forecasts through 2019, analysis and trends for content security gateway software (messaging, web/malware), gateway appliances (messaging, web/malware, integrated) and SaaS (messaging, web/malware). Beginning next quarter, Infonetics will also break out sandboxing/ATP and web application firewall data. Vendors tracked: Barracuda, Blue Coat, Cisco, Citrix, McAfee, Microsoft, Proofpoint, SonicWall, Symantec, Trend Micro, Websense, others. To purchase the report, contact www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.