IDC's Worldwide Cloud Hosted Enterprise Security Services (Security as a Service) Taxonomy, 2015
This IDC study defines the classification scheme, or taxonomy, used by 'the Security Products and Security Services research teams of IDC to analyze security components across corporate and consumer markets as a segment of security services overall and related to security products delivered from the cloud.
"As the delivery and overall management of security products transition to a cloud hosted delivery model for some security capabilities, the evolution will have an impact on market conditions," said Pete Lindstrom, research director for IDC's Security Products program. "IDC's cloud hosted enterprise security services taxonomy sets out to be an adaptive framework that addresses the growing number of security-as-a-service products available to businesses."Please Note: Extended description available upon request.