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Infonetics: SDN and NFV to Bring About Shift in Data Center Security Investments
|By Business Wire
|June 18, 2014 07:24 PM EDT
Market research firm Infonetics
Research released excerpts from its latest Data
Center Security Products report, which tracks data center
security appliances and virtual security appliances.
DATA CENTER SECURITY ANALYST NOTE
“Historically, data centers have been protected by big-iron security
solutions and complex webs of security appliances and load-balancing
infrastructure,” says Jeff
Wilson, principal analyst for security at Infonetics
Research. “But as more providers virtualize their data centers and
roll out SDNs
we anticipate a fairly significant revenue transition from hardware
appliances to virtual appliances and purpose-built security solutions
that interface directly with hypervisors, with SDN controllers via APIs,
or orchestration platforms.”
DATA CENTER SECURITY MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
The ported virtual security appliances segment of the data
center security market grew 10% in 2013 over 2012, to $437 million
Meanwhile, sales of purpose-built virtual security appliances
totaled $150 million in 2013, up 44% from the prior year
Cisco, Juniper, and Fortinet are the top 3 revenue share
leaders in the data center security appliance market
Massive interest in SDN- and NFV-compatible security solutions is
expected to drive consolidation among established security players,
virtualization platform vendors, and specialist vendors
Infonetics is projecting a cumulative $1.35 billion will be spent on purpose-built
virtual security appliances from 2014 to 2018
ABOUT INFONETICS’ DATA CENTER SECURITY REPORT
Infonetics’ biannual data
center security report provides worldwide and regional market size,
market share, forecasts through 2018, analysis, and trends for
purpose-built virtual security appliances and multiple segments of
ported virtual security appliances and data center security appliances.
Vendors tracked: Arbor Networks, Blue Coat, Check Point, Cisco,
Fortinet, GenieNRM, HP, ISS, Juniper, McAfee, Narus, SonicWall,
Sourcefire, Stonesoft, Symantec, Trend Micro, WatchGuard, Websense,
and others. To buy
the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.
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