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Global Web Application Firewall Market 2017-2021

Global Web Application Firewall Market 2017-2021

About Web Application Firewall

A WAF is an application security that is deployed between a web client and a web server. WAF performs a deep inspection of every request and response in every form of web traffic. WAF helps detect and deflect threats in HTTP and HTTPS traffic, provides alerts, and blocks attack traffic near its source before it reaches the customer origin. WAF can be deployed at the edge of the network rather than in a data center and helps to identify and mitigate suspicious traffic without affecting the performance of the origin server.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global web application firewall market to grow at a CAGR of 18.58% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global web application firewall market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sale of WAF solutions.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Web Application Firewall Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Akamai Technologies
  • Barracuda Networks
  • Citrix Systems
  • F5 Networks
  • Imperva
Other prominent vendors
  • A10 Networks
  • Anchiva Systems
  • Applicure Technologies
  • Bee Ware
  • Cloudflare
  • DBAPPSecurity
  • DenyAll
  • Fortinet
  • IBM
  • Juniper Networks
  • NSFOCUS
  • Penta Security Systems
  • Positive Technologies
  • Qualys
  • Radware
  • Sangfor Technologies
  • Sophos
  • Trustwave
  • United Security Providers
  • Venustech
Market driver
  • Growing dependence on the Internet
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High cost of deployment
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increase in the number of DDoS attacks
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Web Application Firewall Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global web application firewall market: Akamai Technologies, Barracuda Networks, Citrix Systems, F5 Networks, and Imperva.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: A10 Networks, Anchiva Systems, Applicure Technologies, Bee Ware, Cloudflare, DBAPPSecurity, DenyAll, Fortinet, IBM, Juniper Networks, NSFOCUS, Penta Security Systems, Positive Technologies, Qualys, Radware, Sangfor Technologies, Sophos, Trustwave, United Security Providers, and Venustech.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is increase in the number of DDoS attacks. Hackers are increasingly focusing on attacking network layers instead of application layers. Denial-of-service is one of most common techniques used to steal confidential information of the companies.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is growing dependence on the Internet. In 2020, the number of Internet users will increase by two folds and reach approximately 5.1 billion. The increased use of mobile devices such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets has led to increased Internet penetration. The Internet plays a significant role in the lives of the people because they are increasingly using it to stay connected as well as for everyday chores.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is high cost of deployment. The high cost of deploying WAF is one of the major challenges in the global WAF market. The price of WAF includes the cost of software licensing, implementation, training, system designing and customization, and maintenance. After purchasing the software license, organizations also need to hire IT staff for the proper implementation of the software.

Companies Mentioned

Akamai Technologies, Barracuda Networks, Citrix Systems, F5 Networks, and Imperva.Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: A10 Networks, Anchiva Systems, Applicure Technologies, Bee Ware, Cloudflare, DBAPPSecurity, DenyAll, Fortinet, IBM, Juniper Networks, NSFOCUS, Penta Security Systems, Positive Technologies, Qualys, Radware, Sangfor Technologies, Sophos, Trustwave, United Security Providers, and Venustech.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
    • Types of web threats
      • Table Types of web threats
    • Advantages and features of WAF
    • Benefits of the implementation of WAF
    • Consequences of web application threats
      • Table Consequences of web application threats
    • Architecture of WAF
      • Table Architecture of WAF
  • Market highlights
  • Economic outlook
    • Global economic overview and its impact on the market and vendors
  • Market landscape
    • Comparison of security technologies for protecting the web
      • Table Comparison of security technologies
    • Market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global WAF market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Market assumptions
      • Table Market assumptions
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by deployment model
    • Global WAF market by deployment model
      • Table Deployment models
      • Table Global WAF market by deployment 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global on-premises WAF market
      • Table Global on-premises WAF market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global cloud-based WAF market
      • Table Global cloud-based WAF market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Differences between on-premises and cloud-based WAF
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Global WAF market by end-user
      • Table Global WAF market by end-user 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global WAF market in e-commerce sector
      • Table Global WAF market in e-commerce sector 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Web application attacks in e-commerce sector
    • Global WAF market in BFSI sector
      • Table Global WAF market in BFSI sector 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Web application attacks in BFSI sector
    • Global WAF market in government sector
      • Table Global WAF market in government sector 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Web application attacks in government sector
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global WAF market by geography
      • Table Global WAF market by geography 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
      • Table Global WAF market by geography 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Americas
    • APAC
    • EMEA
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Internet users 2000-2015 (billions)
      • Table Regulations related to security threats
    • Market challenges
      • Table Open source WAF
  • Market trends
    • Popularity of cloud-based WAF
    • Increase in the number of DDoS attacks
    • Evolution of next-generation (NG) WAF
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Product offerings of the major vendors
      • Table Features of products offered
      • Table Delivery platforms
      • Table Industries served
      • Table Geographical presence
    • Comparative chart for vendors
      • Table Comparative chart for vendors
      • Table Major mergers and acquisitions in global WAF market
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor profiles
    • Akamai Technologies
      • Table Akamai Technologies: Key initiatives
    • Barracuda Networks
      • Table Barracuda Networks: Key Initiatives
    • Citrix Systems
      • Table Citrix Systems: Key initiatives
    • F5 Networks
    • Imperva
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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