CAMPBELL, Calif. (December 23, 2015) - IHS (NYSE: IHS) today released excerpts from its 2015 IHS Infonetics Cloud and Data Center Security Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Service Provider Survey, for which data center and cloud operators were interviewed about their strategies for deploying security in the data center and their ratings of security vendors.
“Many of the data center operators participating in our study are looking to turn their security infrastructure into a revenue-generation tool, providing off-premises security services to customers,” said Jeff Wilson, Senior Research Director for Cybersecurity Technology at IHS.
“As virtualization and SDN (software-defined networking) deployment increases, it becomes easier and easier for service providers to provide protection for their virtualized infrastructure and deliver customized for-revenue security services to customers,” Wilson said.
CLOUD AND DATA CENTER SECURITY SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS
SECURITY SURVEY SYNOPSIS
For the 30-page 2015 cloud and data center security survey, IHS interviewed 26 incumbent, competitive, mobile and data center/cloud specialist carriers in North America, EMEA, and Asia about their strategies for deploying security in the data center. The study provides insights into data center and cloud security drivers, requirements, spending plans, deployments, suppliers and more, and features operator ratings of 11 vendors (Arbor Networks, Check Point, Cisco, F5, Fortinet, HP, Intel Security, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, Trend Micro, VMware) on 11 criteria. This report is part of the IHS Cybersecurity Technology Intelligence Service. To inquire about research subscriptions, please visit https://www.ihs.com/about/contact-us.html.
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