This IDC study analyzes the Japan IT security products market as at December 2014 and provide a forecast for 2014–2018.
The use of cloud, mobility, Big Data/analytics, and social technologies will help companies feel the business pulse in real-time, ensure business continuity, cut cost, and globalize. Overall, they will be able to enhance their competitiveness. However, many companies are concerned about the security aspects of these new technologies. In using mobile devices, it is necessary for companies to implement container technologies that protect confidential data on these devices, and security solutions that are optimized for these devices, such as virtualization. In using cloud services, it is important to protect data in cloud environments. Thus, it is necessary to implement cloud-optimized data protection and malware solutions. "User companies should actively implement security solutions that are optimized for the 3rd Platform. By doing so, they will be able to reduce security risks on the 3rd Platform, exploit new technologies in secure environments, and improve their competitiveness as a result," says Tsuneo Tosaka, Software & Security research manager, IDC Japan.
All of the following sections are, however, fully translated:
Japan IT Security 2014-2018 Forecast Update
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