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 Jeff Wilson

Profile of Jeff Wilson

Chief Analyst, Infrastructure Security, Omdia
Member Since: 6/1/2020
News & Commentary Posts: 14
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Jeff has more than 25 years of experience analyzing the cybersecurity technology market and providing guidance to vendors. He possesses one of the longest-running and most accurate forecast track records in cybersecurity technology, with forecast models dating back to 1997.

Jeff covers the complex interactions between products, traditional managed services, SaaS, and cloud security. He is an expert in cybersecurity hardware, software, and services for firewalls/NGFW/UTM, IDS/IPS, secure access, cloud security, web and mail security, DDoS mitigation, data center and carrier security, security operations platforms, SCADA/ICS and IoT security.

A thought leader in the cybersecurity technology space, Jeff is frequently quoted in the press, leads webinars, speaks at industry and customer events, and is a highly sought-after strategy consultant to startups, service providers, security technology companies, and the investment community.

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Content Security Gateway Appliances, Software & SaaS Market Tracker 4Q20 Analysis

This report looks at three key markets in the content security gateway space: email/web/malware/cloud access security broker (CASB) security, content security SaaS, and network advanced threat prevention (ATP). The fundamental demand for all types of content security solutions has never been higher, and there has never been so much critical business traffic running over the internet. Buyers are in the middle of a series of technology transformations and pandemic implications that affect major purchases.

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Network Security Appliances and Software Market Tracker 4Q20 Analysis

The network security market finished 4Q20 with revenue up by 8.6% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) and up by 5.4% year-over-year (YoY). Many pre-COVID-19 trends still hold truevendors with a strong platform/fabric story and execution who have embraced helping customers secure their journeys to the cloud are experiencing the most long-term success and an incredibly heightened global awareness of cybersecurity issues continues to keep cybersecurity technology spending a high priority for all types of buyers.

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Network Security Appliances and Software - Quarterly Market Tracker: Q3 2020

Before COVID-19, vendors were generally reporting strength across their portfolios, good traction for firewalls as the key platform for network security, and strong traction for the integration of next-generation ATP protection and virtualization and cloud applications. Many pre-COVID-19 trends still hold true. Overall, the cybersecurity technology market has been very resilient in the first year of the pandemic, with multiple vendors revising their CY20 projections up in the 2Q20 and 3Q20 earnings announcements.

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Content Security Gateway Appliances, Software, and SaaS: Q3 2020 Analysis

Although the market for traditional messaging and web/malware security gateways has been trending flat to down, SaaS, network ATP, and CASB have been growing aggressively, signaling a shift to new deployment models and solutions that deal directly with unknown threats. For this market, the impact of COVID-19 is an immediate acceleration of those trends already in place.

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