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Ogren Group Sees Strong Resurgence in NAC Market

NAC market will grow at a 22 percent CAGR to $1,061 million by 2017
STOW, Mass. — March 25, 2013 — The Ogren Group, an industry analyst and research firm serving security markets, today released its vendor market forecast and market analysis report, Network Access Control: A Strong Resurgence is Underway. “The NAC market has not only revived, it is experiencing a strong resurgence,” said Eric Ogren, president of the Ogren Group. “The NAC roots of segmenting guest and unhealthy endpoints from sensitive data are fueling growth along with BYOD and wireless initiatives plus demands for continuous endpoint compliance.” In the report, the Ogren Group estimates the market for Network Access Control products and services was $392 million in 2012 and predicts it will grow at a 22 percent CAGR to $1,061 million by 2017. Three vendors, Cisco, ForeScout and Juniper, represent more than 70 percent market share, which marks them as the clear leaders in the NAC market. The modern generation of NAC practitioners profiled in the report has evolved beyond roles-based user and device authentication and guest management. It now includes pre- and post-connect features providing the real-time ability to assess, characterize and correct endpoint operating system and software configurations without adversely affecting operations. In addition to market leaders Cisco, ForeScout and Juniper, other vendors profiled in the report include Aruba, Bradford, StillSecure and TrustWave. To purchase or request reprints rights for the Ogren Group Security report on Network Access Control, please send an email to [email protected] About the Ogren Group The Ogren Group is an industry analyst and research firm formed to help security vendors more effectively find success in the market. Founded by Eric Ogren, the Ogren Group applies more than 25 years of practical technology vendor and industry analyst experiences to improve clients’ businesses. The lessons learned in executive roles at leading vendors such as OKENA and RSA Security, and in work with a variety of vendors while at the Yankee Group, contribute to experienced perspectives on market trends, vendor messaging and positioning and IT- purchasing decision criteria. ###