Worldwide Network Security

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MARKET ANALYSIS Worldwide Network Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares
John Grady

IDC OPINION
The worldwide network security market grew by 6.1% in 2011. The total market, which includes firewall, unified threat management (UTM), intrusion detection and prevention (IDP), and virtual private network (VPN) solutions, reached $7.4 billion in 2011. UTM revenue saw the strongest growth at 17.4% and reached $2.2 billion. The IDP market saw more moderate growth at 4.5%, reaching $1.9 billion. The firewall segment remained the largest component of the market at $2.4 billion but grew only a modest 2.9% over 2010. Revenue from standalone VPN solutions fell 5.3% to $0.9 billion. IDC expects the firewall and VPN segments to remain
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15 11 Key Forecast Assumptions for the Worldwide Network Security Market, 2012–2016 .................. 18 12 Worldwide Network Security Revenue, 2006–2016: Comparison of November 2011 and June 2012 Forecasts.................................................................................................................... 26

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LIST OF FIGURES
P 1 2 Worldwide Network Security Revenue by Function, 2007–2016.................................................. 14 Worldwide Network Security Revenue, 2006–2016: Comparison of November 2011 and June 2012 Forecasts.................................................................................................................... 27

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IN THIS STUDY
This IDC study examines the worldwide network security market, including firewall, UTM, IDP, and VPN solutions, from 2011 to 2016. It provides vendor revenue shares and market sizing for 2011 as well as market growth forecasts for 2012–2016.

Methodology
See the Methodology in the Learn More section for a description of the forecasting and analysis methodology employed in this study. In addition, please note the following:  The information contained in this study was derived from the IDC Worldwide Security Appliance Tracker as of March 30, 2012.  All numbers in this document may not be exact due to rounding.  For more information on IDC 's definitions and methodology, see IDC 's Worldwide Security Products
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