Application Firewall (WAF) Global Market Analysis 

Application Firewall (WAF) Global Market Analysis 

  • February 2016 •
  • 124 pages •
  • Report ID: 3691052 •
  • Format: PDF
Web Application Firewall (WAF) Global Market Analysis : New Technologies and Threats Collide to Create Expanded Opportunities

Businesses continue to spend billions of dollars each year to defend their networks. However, Web applications remain a vulnerable point in the defenses. The Web application firewall (WAF) is one security technology that can protect Web sites by analyzing and controlling application layer traffic and sessions. While the demand for WAF is unavoidable, the ability to properly deploy WAF has been limited to enterprise organizations. But the market is growing and evolving as vendors simplify the process to buy and deploy WAF.

Executive Summary

-The cyber security threat level continues to rise. Web applications are a particularly vulnerable entry point in any organization. o As a result, WAF solutions continue to evolve to stop ever-changing threats and to support new Web technologies.

- Demand for Web application firewall (WAF) remains steadfast and the WAF market grew to $ million in revenue in 2015.

- The WAF market is expected to reach over $ billion in revenue by 2020.

- The WAF market has traditionally focused on high-performance appliances deployed by large enterprise organizations.

o However, the WAF market is changing rapidly with new cloud-enabled delivery models that are challenging traditional on-premises WAF appliances.
o Leading vendors include Imperva, F5, and Akamai.
o WAF vendors must excel in multiple categories including detection accuracy, scalability, integration, and usability in order to stay competitive in the market.