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Asia/Pacific Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker

With the increase in threat complexity and the impact of security breaches through a myriad of cases reported, organizations are now more aware of security risks and continuously look to secure themselves from threats. Security appliances are increasingly being deployed as an alternative to meet the security needs of businesses today, whether they are SMBs or enterprises. The plug-and-play ease of installation and the ability to be centrally managed are some of the key advantages of using these appliances. IDC's Asia/Pacific Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker® helps industry players keep abreast of the latest trends in the region. It offers invaluable information needed to stay on top of the dynamically evolving security appliance market by delivering country-specific insight into the latest product innovation, essential market shares, and the competitive landscape. This tracker is a valuable resource for most stakeholders in the security industry such as network vendors, security software vendors, service providers, and value-added resellers (VARs).

Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following product categories and segmentations. Measurement for this tracker is in unit shipments, vendor revenue, and end-user (value) revenue.

Product categories:

  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion detection and prevention (IDP)
  • Content management (CM)
  • Unified threat management (UTM)
  • Virtual private networks (VPNs)


  • Segment measurement by vendor revenue, value (end-user spending), and units
  • Vendors broken down by product and models
  • Units by model
  • Price bands (average selling value)

Geographic Scope

  • APEJ (9 countries)

Data Deliverables

This tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative.

Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this tracker are updated quarterly and include three years of historical data and five years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the regional and country levels. The trend can address the following issues that are critical to your success:

Core forecast coverage:

  • Market trends by demand
  • Country trends
  • Forecast size by product category
  • Key market drivers
  • Forecast outlook