2015 Network Security Platform Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Vendor Rankings for North America

  • ID: 3623774
  • Report
  • Region: America, North America, United States
  • 48 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
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FireEye Makes a Big Move
Every service-delivery platform used by a managed security service provider (MSSP) requires a significant investment in training and ongoing support by the MSSP. The decision of which vendors’ platforms to utilize as the basis for commercial services is significant in balancing the expense of training with revenue opportunity. This research provides insight into the network security service-delivery platforms employed by MSSPs in North America including the number of platforms employed by each MSSP, ranking of each network security platform, ranking of each platform vendor, and keys to success for network security platform providers with MSSPs.

Key Findings
- Every service-delivery platform used by a managed security service provider (MSSP) requires a significant investment in training and ongoing support by the MSSP. The decision of which vendors’ platforms to utilize as the basis for commercial services is significant in balancing the expense of training with revenue opportunity.
- FireEye made the most dramatic move from 2014 to 2015, from not being ranked in the top 15 in 2014 to commanding the #2 spot in 2015.
- Fortinet Fortigate Firewall/NGFW/UTM was the most supported platform among MSSPs.

Methodology
- Input was gathered from security platform vendors and MSSPs on the number and type of platforms sold to and used by MSSPs.
- The combined input was re-verified with the sources to ensure consistency.
- From this input gathering and verification, a ranked list of security platforms used by MSSPs was calculated.

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1. Executive Summary
  • Key Findings
2. Introduction
  • Definitions
  • Market Overview
3. MSSP Platforms Supported Comparisons
  • Methodology
  • MSSP Platforms Utilized Comparisons
4. Security Platform Rankings
  • Methodology for Security Platform Rankings
  • Top Network Security Platform Rankings Overall
  • Top Network Security Platform Aggregated Rankings2014 versus 2015
  • Top Firewall Platform Rankings
  • Top Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Platform Rankings
  • Top Endpoint Protection Platform Rankings
  • Top Web Application Firewall (WAF) Platform Rankings
  • Top Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Mitigation Platform Rankings
  • Top SIEM & Forensics Platform Rankings
  • Top Web Security Platform Rankings
  • Top Vulnerability Management Platform Rankings
  • Top Advanced Malware Protection Rankings
  • Top Identity & Access Management Rankings
  • Top Enterprise Mobility Management Rankings
  • Cumulative Rankings by Network Security Platform Category
5. Aggregated Vendor Ranking
  • Aggregated Vendor Ranking Methodology
6. Keys to Success with MSSPs
  • Keys to Success with MSSPs Overview
  • Keys to Success with MSSPs Recommendations
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