SOURCE: Infonetics Research

Infonetics Research

December 02, 2009 16:49 ET

Infonetics Research: Network security market up 7%, led by strong Cisco and Juniper sales

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - Market research firm Infonetics Research ( released its third quarter (3Q09) Network Security Appliances and Software market size, market share, and forecast report.


"The network security appliance and software market rebounded in the third quarter, led by strong revenue increases by Cisco and Juniper (up 8% and 20%, respectively). In fact, just about every network security vendor we track increased their revenue in the third quarter, most noting healthy security spending by governments (particularly in the US and Asia), service providers, and organizations upgrading security to meet regulatory and compliance rules," explains Jeff Wilson, principal analyst for network security at Infonetics Research.


--  The worldwide network security appliance and software market is
    forecast to grow to $5.8 billion in 2013
--  Worldwide network security appliance and software revenue grew 7%
    between 2Q09 and 3Q09, hitting $1.26 billion
--  Cisco remains the revenue-leading vendor overall with 35% of total
    network security appliances and software in 3Q09 (up 1 point from 2Q09,
    reversing its share decline that started in 4Q08)
--  Juniper's strong third quarter propelled it into second place for
    overall revenue, ahead of Check Point
--  Worldwide SSL VPN gateway revenue increased 13.5% sequentially in 3Q09
--  Worldwide IDS/IPS product revenue grew 11.7% sequentially in 3Q09


Infonetics' quarterly network security report provides worldwide and regional market share, market size, forecasts through 2013, and analysis of integrated security appliances in 6 price categories, secure routers in 3 price categories, SSL VPN gateways, VPN and firewall software, and in-line and traditional network-based intrusion detection and prevention (IDS/IPS) products.

The report includes customizable pivot tables and tracks Alcatel-Lucent, Array Networks, Celestix, Check Point, Cisco, Citrix, CA, D-Link, Enterasys, F5, Fortinet, GTA, Intrusion, ISS, Juniper, McAfee, Nokia, Nortel, SonicWALL, Sourcefire, Symantec, TippingPoint, WatchGuard, ZyXEL, and others.


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-- Content security gateway market up 5% in 3Q09; expecting strong close to 2009

-- NAC has evolved significantly, worth a fresh look (white paper)

-- Content security survey: complexity drives cloud deployments; Cisco top vendor

-- Cisco, McAfee, Juniper top intrusion prevention vendor ratings by enterprise IPS users

-- Security SaaS survey shows McAfee, ScanSafe, Qualys lead in brand awareness

-- SaaS drives breakout growth in managed security market

-- Mobile security client software market to hit $1.6 billion in 2013

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 more effectively.

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