Synergy: SSL VPN Growth Continues

SSL VPN market continues to grow by double digits, according to Synergy report

September 9, 2004

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- In Q2 2004 the total Network Security market grew two percent sequentially and grew almost 34 percent over Q2 2003. Synergy Research Group (SRG) segments the total Network Security market to include Hybrid Security Solutions (Firewall/VPN), Standalone Virtual Private Network (VPN) Gateways, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), and SSL VPNs. Furthermore, SRG segments the Hybrid market into Low-End, High-End, and Next Generation Appliances, and Software Solutions.

Hybrid Solution sales were up two percent sequentially and were up over 54 percent year-over-year, while VPN Gateway sales fell two percent for the quarter and 39 percent year-over-year. Additionally, IDS/IPS sales also fell two percent for the quarter but were up almost 61 percent from Q2 2003, while SSL VPN sales were up 35 percent in the quarter and were up almost 220 percent year-over-year.

“After a record Q1, the Network Security market continued its drive toward the $1 billion dollar mark, albeit at a lower rate,” said Aaron Vance, Senior Analyst at Synergy Research Group. “Furthermore, SRG expanded its’ coverage of the Network Security market in Q2 with the addition of SSL VPNs, which are a rapidly growing product segment and tornado market with very high growth potential.”

Synergy Research Group Inc.

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