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Infonetics: Security and Data Center Vendors Renew Focus on DDoS as Attacks Multiply; Arbor Leads

Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its latest DDoS Prevention Appliances report, which tracks distributed denial of service (DDoS) vendors and analyzes and forecasts DDoS appliances built to protect enterprises and carriers.


“Buyers need protection from a new wave of sophisticated application layer attacks and massive amplification attacks, and we're seeing renewed focus on DDoS mitigation from a wide range of established data center and security players like Check Point, Fortinet, Juniper, F5, and Huawei,” notes Jeff Wilson, principal analyst for security at Infonetics Research. “Arbor Networks maintains a strong leadership position in the DDoS mitigation space despite having a wide range of challengers, from focused product vendors in adjacent markets to large established networking and security vendors.”


  • The worldwide DDoS prevention appliance market closed 2013 strong, reaching $348 million in revenue, an increase of 26% from the prior year
    • Sequentially, 1Q14 revenue was flat, totaling $91.5 million
  • North America comprised the majority of DDoS prevention appliance revenue in 1Q14, followed by EMEA, Asia Pacific, and the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA)
  • Consolidation and new product announcements continue, with F5 picking up cloud provider, and ADC vendor A10 launching a new line of DDoS mitigation appliances
  • The data center and mobile DDoS prevention segments are projected to maintain healthy double-digit CAGRs from 2013–2018
  • Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are pervasive trends in network and telecom infrastructure, and they will eventually touch all areas of security, including DDoS mitigation


Infonetics’ biannual DDoS prevention report provides market size, vendor market share, forecasts through 2018, analysis, and trends for DDoS prevention appliances by units, revenue, and deployment location (enterprise and carrier data centers, government networks, carrier transport and wired broadband networks, and mobile networks). Vendors tracked: A10, Andrisoft, Arbor Networks, Corero, F5, Fortinet, GenieNRM, Huawei, Juniper, Narus, Radware, RioRey, others. To buy the report, contact Infonetics:



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

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

Greater China, SE Asia, India 大中华区 Jeffrey Song [email protected] +86 21-3919-8505

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South Korea 대한민국 Doug Moon, MBAP [email protected], +82 2-3453-9400


Infonetics Research ( 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

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