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Data Center Security Buyers May Switch Vendors to Get High Performance Now, Shows Infonetics Survey

Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 2014 Data Center Security Strategies and Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey, which details enterprises’ plans for deploying security solutions in data centers, as well as their thoughts on leading data center security vendors.

ANALYST NOTE

“The most significant transformation affecting enterprise data centers today is the adoption of server virtualization technology. It’s the building block of the virtualized data center and the first step towards the eventual rollout of software-defined networking (SDN) in the data center,” notes Jeff Wilson, principal analyst for security at Infonetics Research.

“That said, buyers are performance hungry, and vendors must have the interfaces, connections, and throughput they require TODAY,” Wilson continues. “Buyers will switch vendors this year to get high-performance security infrastructure for the data center.”

DATA CENTER SECURITY SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • 77% percent of respondents need security solutions with increased session handling performance, while around 70% need products with throughput and interfaces to match new high-speed networks (40G and 100G interfaces and 200G+ throughput)
  • When it comes to brand strength for key data center security buying criteria, Cisco, McAfee, HP, Juniper, and VMware top the list among those surveyed
  • Vendors that have a compelling roadmap for virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN) and concrete plans for products in mid-to-late 2015 stand to gain a head start in the battle for data center security dominance

DDOS SECURITY WEBINAR

Join analyst Jeff Wilson April 29 at 11:00 EDT for New DNS-based DDoS Attacks Demand Advanced Mitigation Tools, a live event on how to protect networks from DNS amplification attacks. Learn more and register to attend live or to access the replay:

http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=767644&s=1&k=131C5EA91C89A93D9B37C1F9614A049E

DATA CENTER SECURITY SURVEY SYNOPSIS

For its 23-page data center security survey, Infonetics interviewed purchase-decision makers at 104 medium and large organizations in North America that operate their own data centers about their security plans. The study covers data center security purchase drivers, deployments, interface speed and throughput requirements, spending plans, and suppliers, and features enterprises’ ratings of 11 vendors (Arbor Networks, Check Point, Cisco, F5 Networks, Fortinet, HP, Juniper Networks, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, Trend Micro, VMware) on 10 criteria. To buy the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.

RELATED REPORT EXCERPTS

RECENT AND UPCOMING SECURITY MARKET FORECASTS AND SURVEYS

Download Infonetics’ 2014 market research brochure, publication calendar, events brochure, report highlights, tables of contents, and more at http://www.infonetics.com/login.

INFONETICS WEBINARS

Visit https://www.infonetics.com/infonetics-events to register for upcoming webinars, view recent webinars on demand, or learn about sponsoring a webinar.

  • New DNS-based DDoS Attacks Demand Advanced Mitigation Tools (Apr. 29: Attend)
  • The Increasing Threat of Compromised Web Servers & How to Mitigate It (View on-demand)
  • NFV: The Nitty Gritty (May 8: Attend)
  • Protecting Infrastructure Control Systems from Cyber Attacks (Aug. 14: Sponsor)
  • Using Big Data Analytics to Amplify Security Intelligence (View on-demand)
  • Redefining Network Security Performance: The Speed You Really Need (View on-demand)

TO BUY REPORTS, CONTACT:

N. America (West), Asia Pacific: Larry Howard, [email protected], +1 408-583-3335

N. America (East, Midwest), L. America: Scott Coyne, [email protected], +1 408-583-3395

EMEA, India, Singapore: George Stojsavljevic, [email protected], +44 755-488-1623

Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp

ABOUT INFONETICS

Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com) is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize, and compete effectively. View Infonetics’ About Us slides at http://bit.ly/QUrbrV.

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