Security landscape is evolving fast, so fast detection and mitigation is important for customers. Many enterprises are looking to firewall vendors to provide cloud-based malware detection instances to aid them in their advanced threat detection efforts, as a cost-effective alternative to stand-alone sandboxing appliances.
SSL Decryption is one of the key topics, since TLS 1.2 to the TLS 1.3 standard will undoubtedly force changes in how enterprise firewall vendors process the traffic.
Policy Orchestration and Automation Become Critical on SDN deployments, some vendors haven’t provide much attention om this topic. Firewall Services Within IaaS Environments Become an Area of Differentiation.
Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls
Full Report on Report Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls 2018
Based on Gartner by 2020, only 40% of network operations teams will use the command line interface (CLI) as their primary interface, down from 75% in 2018.
Cisco still evolving their Unified Vison across the Campus with DNA Center and SD-Access solutions giving the full capabilities in one single pane of glass simplying the day-to-day operations.
Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure
Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure 2018
Cisco is climbing fast, Fortinet faster, PaloAlto still leading and filling their gaps in portfolio and Check Point released finally the R80 for gateways. I predict 4 Leaders next year, it will be a nice race to watch!
Full Report on Report Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls 2017
Analytics, compliance to keep the bad guys out! I haven’t see this too much deployed, but…..
Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management 2016
Interesting to lead the pitch!
The research shows the most common ADC features used by customers:
- Server Load Balancing — 100%
- SSL Offload — 70%
- TCP Multiplexing — 34%
- Web Content Optimization — 32%
- Global Load Balancing — 31%
- Application-Specific Configuration — 30%
- WAF — 25% (however, we observe 30% to 50% of clients are interested in WAF on their ADCs, based on inquiry)
- Customized Programmatic Scripting — 24%
- SSL VPN — 21%
- IPv6 Gateway Services — 4%
- Other — 7%
Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers 2016