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Global Managed Security Services Market, Forecast to 2021

Global Managed Security Services Market, Forecast to 2021

Frost & Sullivan’s research, Global Managed Security Services Market, Forecast to 2021, analyses current market dynamics, external challenges, drivers, restraints, forecasts, and trends. Market share and competitive analysis of key participants are provided. This research service provides a consolidated, top-level view of Frost & Sullivan’s regional research into the global Managed Security Services (MSS) market. It draws on previous detailed research by Frost & Sullivan’s security experts across Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Latin America, and North America.

For more in-depth analysis on each of these regions, please see the following region-specific studies:
• 2016 Managed Security Services in North America (K12F-74)
• EMEA Managed Security Services Market (MA60-74)
• Asia-Pacific Managed Security Services Market, Forecast to 2020 (P811-74)
• Managed Security Services Market in Latin America, Forecast to 2021 (K167-72)

The global MSS market grew 17.0% in 2016, after a 16.8% year-on-year increase in 2015. The trend for number of suppliers has remained on an upward path, while the combined market share of the top 3 participants has fallen. Mergers and acquisition activity continued in 2016, with several similar-sized companies pooling their expertise to compete with improved geographic scope, scale, and product breadth. At least 2 leading telecoms service providers (Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom) relaunched their security services in 2016, and every other security vendor is also offering services to counter an expected decline in the growth momentum for security hardware. All these supply-side activities are reflective of a buoyant market; however, the key to longevity and success is an MSS provider agile that is astute enough to stay ahead of the competition by demonstrating the following characteristics:

• Positioned to capture the next wave of higher value MSS: According to Frost & Sullivan’s research, the 2 growth MSS segments in the next 5 years are threat intelligence and research and detection services.
• Strong ability to retain security talent: Retaining security experts through not only competitive remuneration, but also with the nature of jobs by providing interesting, varied, and collaborative work.
• Grow the mid-sized market segment with the right pricing strategy: According to Frost & Sullivan’s research, the mid-sized market segment is relatively underdeveloped; largely ignored by many tier I MSS providers and underserved by the niche, pure-play vendors.
• A customer-centric approach: Retaining existing customers and attracting new ones by delivering solutions that meet customer demands.
• Technology-led approach to service delivery: Unburden tedious tasks from security staff through automation and a collaborative solution approach.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Introduction
    • Market Definitions
    • Geographic Coverage
    • Managed Security Services Versus Professional Services
    • Professional Services are not Included in Managed Security Services Forecasts
    • Managed Security Services Segments
    • Managed Security Service Providers
    • Questions this Study will Answer
    • Market Overview—Service Technology Roadmap
    • Global Regional Analysis by Maturity
  • External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints—Total Managed Security Services Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends—Total Managed Security Services Market
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Managed Security Services Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2014–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Managed Security Services Market: Percent Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2014–2021
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total Managed Security Services Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2014–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Revenue Forecast by Vertical Market
      • Table Total Managed Security Services Market: Revenue Forecast by Vertical Market, Global, 2014–2021
    • Total Managed Security Services Market—Business Size
    • Total Managed Security Services Market—Business Size Discussion
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis—Total Managed Security Services Market
    • Competitive Analysis—Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1—Customer Centric MSSPs
    • Growth Opportunity 2—Digital Transformation Journeys
    • Growth Opportunity 3—Vertical Focus
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Regional Analysis
    • Revenue Forecast—EMEA
      • Table Managed Security Services Market: Revenue Forecast, EMEA, 2014–2021
    • Composite of Managed Security Services Revenues—EMEA
    • Revenue Forecast—APAC
      • Table Managed Security Services Market: Revenue Forecast, APAC, 2014–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion—APAC
    • Revenue Forecast—NA
      • Table Managed Security Services Market: Revenue Forecast, NA, 2014–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion—NA
    • Revenue Forecast—LATAM
      • Table Managed Security Services Market: Revenue Forecast, LATAM, 2014–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion—LATAM
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word—Predictions
    • The Last Word—Recommendations
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Managed Security Services Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Partial List of Other Companies Included for Market Sizing Purposes

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