April 2, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Analysis of the Global Unified Threat Management (UTM) Market
Organizations in every industry are challenged to secure their network systems and data. UTM products consolidate multiple security technologies such as next generation firewall, intrusion prevention, anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, and content filtering into a single network device. This converged product provides businesses with lower total cost of ownership compared to the large investment required to deploy multiple point products from specialized vendors. This also provides centralized management and deeper integration between complementary security technologies. UTM vendors are challenged to remain innovative as customers seek to adopt new technologies such as cloud computing, virtualization, and mobile devices.
•The Unified Threat Management (UTM) market is a high-growth market that is forecasted to grow at a rate of xx percent from 2011 to 2016.•UTM products are designed to consolidate multiple point security technologies into a single network appliance.•UTM delivers value to customers in terms of space and energy efficiency, ease of deployment, and deeper discounting possible from a single vendor.•This excellent product value has been most successful with small businesses and enterprise organizations with many remote or branch offices.•As of 2012, there is little difference between UTM products and enterprise firewalls in terms of functionality because both now rely on a common operating system.•Primarily, UTM products are designed for ease of use and lower costs instead of performance and reliability required by enterprise organizations.•Reporting and management will be streamlined in UTM products and enterprise features such as clustering and acceleration may not be available.•The UTM market has shown strong and steady growth over the years owing to its strong value proposition.•However, the market is growing increasingly competitive. Vendors must demonstrate ongoing product development efforts.•Vendors must deliver new security functionality to better defend customers against the most sophisticated hacker threats.•Vendors must develop virtual appliances to better defend customers' virtual computing environments including public and private clouds and desktops.•Virtual appliances will also increase adoption by MSSP and cloud-based service providers.