Vulnerability Management (VM)–Global Market Analysis

Vulnerability Management (VM) - Global Market Analysis

Frost & Sullivan estimates vulnerability management (VM) vendors sold $􂀀 million of VM appliances and related services in the base year of the study, 2014, representing an improvement of 􂀀% more than 2013.

For 2015, much is expected to be the same. Anticipated revenues in VM are $􂀀million or a 􂀀% improvement.

In the years 2014–2019, the SaaS form factor will have the largest product group in terms of revenue. In 2019, SaaS VM is projected to have revenues of $􂀀 million. However, software will have the slowest moving CAGR at 􂀀% during the same forecast period.

Frost & Sullivan expects SaaS to be the fastest rising product group in terms of CAGR with 􂀀%.

North America is the region that accounts for most VM sales accounting for 􂀀% of all global VM revenues in 2014. In 2019, Frost & Sullivan expects that share to drop to 􂀀% of all revenues.

In 2014, Frost & Sullivan estimates there are VM 80,305 commercial installments. By 2019, Frost & Sullivan estimates there will be 􂀀.

In 2014, the average selling price (ASP) for VM products to a company is $􂀀. In 2019, the ASP will be $􂀀.

oThe slight fading in VM ASP is the result of cloud services bring down prices and increased competition.

Both agentless scanning (the traditional approach) and scanning with agents are needed to provide a holistic approach to vulnerability scanning.

About this report

Vulnerability management (VM) is a perimeter based cyber defense that scans network infrastructures and identifies and prioritizes critical security issues. IP scanning is a foundational network security approach; however, the leading VM vendors are adding endpoint visibility, network mapping, web application scanning, and continuous monitoring to existing services. This global and regional market analysis includes forecasts for 2015-2019. Technology and pricing trends are detailed and key drivers and restraints identified. The key competitors are profiled and main distribution channels and market verticals have been forecasted. The combined information reveals the market’s key growth opportunities.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Executive Summary-Market Engineering Measurements
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • Executive Summary-CEO's Perspective
    • Executive Summary-Introduction to the Research
    • Executive Summary-Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Market Overview
    • Market Overview-Definitions
    • Market Overview-Distribution Channels
    • Market Overview-Distribution Channel Discussion
  • External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints-Total Market
    • Drivers and Restraints
    • Drivers Explained
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Market
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Total VM Market-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total VM Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total VM Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Average Selling Price, Total VM Market: Global, 2011-2019
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Total VM Market-Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
      • Table Total VM Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Total VM Market: Revenue Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Average Selling Price Forecast by Region
      • Table Total VM Market: Average Selling Price Forecast by Region, Global, 2011-2019
    • Regional Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Total VM Market-Unit Shipments Forecast by Product Type
      • Table Total VM Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Revenue Forecast by Product Type
      • Table Total VM Market: Revenue Forecast by Product Type, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Average Selling Price Forecast by Product Type
      • Table Total VM Market: Average Selling Price Forecast by Product Type, Global, 2011-2019
    • Product Type Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast (Product Definitions)
    • Product Type Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Total VM Market-Unit Shipments Forecast by Vertical Market
      • Table Total VM Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Revenue Forecast by Vertical Market
      • Table Total VM Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Average Selling Price Forecast by Vertical Market
      • Table Total VM Market: Average Selling Price Forecast by Vertical Market, Global, 2011-2019
    • Vertical Market Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Total VM Market-Unit Shipments Forecast by Size of Business
      • Table Total VM Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Revenue Forecast by Size of Business
      • Table Total VM Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2011-2019
    • Total VM Market-Average Selling Price Forecast by Size of Business
      • Table Total VM Market: Average Selling Price Forecast by Vertical Market, Global, 2011-2019
    • Size of Business Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total Market
    • Competitive Analysis-Market Share
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
    • Competitive Environment
    • Points of Competitive Differentiation
  • Market Segmentation by Size of Business-Large Enterprise Segment Breakdown
    • Large Enterprise VM Segment-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Large Enterprise Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2014
    • Large Enterprise Marketing Engineering Measurements
    • Large Enterprise VM Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Large Enterprise VM Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2011-2019
    • Large Enterprise VM Market-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Average Selling Price Large Enterprise VM Market: Global, 2011-2019
    • Large Enterprise VM Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Environment
  • Enterprise Segment Breakdown
    • Enterprise VM Segment-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Enterprise Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2014
    • Enterprise Marketing Engineering Measurements
    • Enterprise VM Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Enterprise VM Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2011-2019
    • Enterprise VM Market-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Average Selling Price Enterprise VM Market: Global, 2011-2019
    • Enterprise VM Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Environment
  • Midsized Market Breakdown
    • Midsized VM Segment-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Midsized Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2014
    • Midsized Marketing Engineering Measurements
    • Midsized VM Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Midsized VM Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2011-2019
    • Midsized VM Market-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Average Selling Price Midsized VM Market: Global, 2011-2019
    • Midsized VM Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Environment
  • ROBO Segment Breakdown
    • ROBO VM Segment-Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table ROBO Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2014
    • ROBO Marketing Engineering Measurements
    • ROBO VM Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table VM Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2011-2019
    • ROBO VM Market-Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Average Selling Price SMB VM Market: Global, 2011-2019
    • ROBO VM Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Environment
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-Predictions
    • The Last Word-Recommendations
  • Vendor Profiles
    • Vendor Profile: Beyond Security
    • Vendor Profile: BeyondTrust
    • Vendor Profile: Malwarebytes
    • Vendor Profile: Outpost24
    • Vendor Profile: Qualys
    • Vendor Profile: Rapid7
    • Vendor Profile: Secunia
    • Vendor Profile: Tenable Network Security
    • Vendor Profile: Tripwire
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total VM Market: Global, 2014-2019
      • Table Total VM Market: Global, 2014
    • Additional Sources of Information on Study Topic Area
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed
    • List of Companies Included in "Others"

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