The NGFW’s is the existing approach in the network security segment that is evolved from the existing technology named as Unified Threat Management (UTM). The Next-Generation Firewall Software help organizations to secure their network infrastructure from potential threats. The Next-Generation Firewall Software performs of various security functions such as Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), IDS/IPS, application control, packet filtering, email security, threat protection using sandboxing along with all the capabilities of traditional firewalls. Furthermore, the next generation firewall offers various deployment options including hardware based systems, virtual based systems, and cloud based applications. ___________ 1. Micromarkets are defined as the further segments and subsegments of the global Next-Generation Firewall Software market included in the report 2. Core competencies of the companies are captured in terms of their key developments, key observations, and key strategies adopted by them to sustain their position in the market
Visionary leaders are the leading market players in terms of new developments such as product launches, innovative technologies, and the adoption of growth strategies. These players have a broad product offering that caters to most of the regions globally. Visionary leaders primarily focus on acquiring the leading market position through their strong financial capabilities and their well-established brand equity.
Dynamic Differentiators are established players with very strong business strategies. However, they have a weaker product portfolio compared to the visionary leaders. They generally focus only on a specific type of technology related to the product.
Innovators in the competitive leadership mapping are vendors that have demonstrated substantial product innovations as compared to their competitors. The companies have focused on product portfolios. However, they do not have very strong growth strategies for their overall business, when compared with the visionary leaders.
Emerging companies have niche product and service offerings. Their business strategies are not as strong as that of the established vendors. The emerging vendors include the new entrants in the market, emerging in terms of product portfolio and geographic reach, and require time to gain significant traction in the market.