Fortifying The Network
Network security has increasingly become a priority for organizations as mobility, cloud computing, and BYOD policies become more pervasive.
Growth in the network security market has been fueled by enhanced government regulation and compliance requirements, a rise in external and internal threats, cloud computing, and increased workforce mobility. An increase in cost-effective firewall offerings for small and midsize businesses has also created robust opportunities for solution providers.
The enterprise firewall market is expected to hit $8.41 billion by 2019, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets, with North America leading the way in both spending and adoption of firewall products and services.
As part of CRN's annual Security 100 list, here's a look at 20 vendors that have raised their game to meet continued needs for security around the network.