Worldwide Virtual Firewall/UTM Security Forecast, 2016–2020

Worldwide Virtual Firewall/UTM Security Forecast, 2016–2020

This IDC study presents the first five-year forecast for the worldwide virtual firewall/UTM security market."Virtualized and cloud environments have become an integral part of the enterprise infrastructure. However, it has only been in the past couple of years that serious efforts around micro-segmentation and detailed protection of virtualized environments have occurred. Our forecast shows that this space is growing quickly as enterprises look to protect their datacenter and cloud assets," said Rob Ayoub, research director of Security Products.

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Shift to Virtual
Maturity of Physical Firewall/UTM Products
Security Risks
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Firewall Virtual Security Products
Unified Threat Management Virtual Security Products
Company Revenue Modeling
Revenue Recognition
Immediate Recognition
Deferred Recognition
Subscription Revenue
Mergers and Acquisitions: "Backstreaming"
Calendar Versus Fiscal Years
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