Web Application Firewall Market Introduction
In the past few, cloud-based web application firewall has gained a huge popularity among enterprises owing to increasing incidents of cyber-attacks. Web applications can be an easy entry point to critical data to safeguard valuable enterprises are focused towards investing significant amount on web security solutions. Web application firewall is deployed in front of a web server which enables a user to protect their APIs and web applications from a variety of attacks including application-layer denial of service (DoS) and injection attacks.
The rise in popularity and adoption cloud computing among organizations are increasing the uptake of cloud-based web application firewall. Further, the rise in awareness among enterprises about the adoption of improved security solutions are anticipated to boost the market growth. Further, availability of subscription models and increasing digitization across enterprises are anticipated to accelerate the adoption of web security solutions. This, in turn, is projected to fuel the market growth. In contrast, high implementation cost and lack of technical expertise can impede the market growth during the forecast period.
The global web application firewall market is segment based on solutions, services, organization size, deployment model, verticals, and region. Based on solution, the market is segmented into virtual appliances and hardware appliances. By services, the market is bifurcated into consulting, implementation and integration, support, and others. Based on organization size, the market is bifurcated into small-medium enterprises and large enterprises. Deployment model includes on-premise and cloud segments. Based on vertical, the market is segmented into BFSI, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, public sector, energy & utilities, and others. Key regions analyzed in the report are North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Middle East and Africa (MEA).
Web Application Firewall Market Competitive Landscape
Prominent players in the market are inclined towards acquiring industry experts to maximize and strengthen their technological capabilities. Further, key vendors emphasize on investment on product innovation to introduce latest web application firewall solutions that equipped with advanced featured and can easily integrate with SIEM. For instance, in 2017, Akamai introduced Kona Site Defender 5.0 equipped with advanced API security features and offers better integration with SIEM. Some of the prominent vendor analyzed in the market are Akamai, Amazon Web Services, Barracuda Networks, Radware, Venustech, Citrix, Cloudflare, Ergon Informatik, Fortinet, Imperva, Instart Logic, NSFOCUS, Positive Technologies, Penta Security Systems.
Major Regions/Countries include:
- Western Europe
- United Kingdom
- Rest of Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Rest of Eastern Europe
- Asia Pacific (APAC)
- Rest of Asia-Pacific
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Middle East and Africa (MEA)
- North Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of MEA
This research report on web application firewall market would be produced using first-hand market information gathered from industry experts and major participants across the value chain, during primary research. It would provide broad view of current market trends, growth factors and competitive analysis.