The content security gateway market is primed to take off as established and upstart vendors of all types invest capital and development resources into new solutions, says Infonetics Research in a new report called ´Content Security Appliances and Software Market Outlook.´
Worldwide content security gateway sales grew 8% between the first and second quarter of 2006, reaching $270 million, and are forecast to grow 43% by the second quarter of 2007. Annual worldwide sales are expected to hit $2.3 billion in 2009. Appliances are growing at a much faster rate than software, with the appliance market forecast to surge at a 44% compound annual growth rate from 2005 to 2009.
Report Highlights include: Content security appliance sales grew 17% from 1Q06 to 2Q06; Content security software sales inched up 2% sequentially; North America accounted for 51% of all content security gateway revenue in 2005, Asia Pacific for 27%, EMEA for 20%, and CALA for 2%.
Infonetics´ “Content Security Appliances and Software Market Outlook” report provides market size, forecasts, and analysis for content security gateways, broken out by appliances vs. software. The service tracks Aladdin, Barracuda, Citrix, CP Secure, eSoft, F-Secure, IronPort, McAfee, Secure Computing, SonicWALL, Symantec, and others. This report will be published again on November 29, 2006, and will be published quarterly in 2007.