IDC's Worldwide Cybersecurity Software and Appliance Taxonomy, 2021

IDC's Worldwide Cybersecurity Software and Appliance Taxonomy, 2021

  • January 2021 •
  • 25 pages •
  • Report ID: 6009179 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC study presents IDC's taxonomy of the cybersecurity software and appliance market. It provides definitions of security solutions in five functional markets, four product types, and three deployment types. This taxonomy forms the foundation for IDC's cybersecurity market forecast and market share documents in 2021 and IDC trackers (IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker and IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Security Products Tracker)."IDC's cybersecurity software and appliance taxonomy provides a comprehensive and detailed framework for the cybersecurity marketplace and is an essential resource for understanding how IDC defines cybersecurity solutions in terms of software, hardware, virtualized products, and SaaS," says Michael Suby, research vice president for IDC's Security and Trust group.