Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cloud security leader, maintains its lead in the corporate endpoint server security market with an estimated 23.7 percent market share, according to IDC’s “Worldwide Endpoint Security 2011-2015 Forecast and 2010 Vendor Shares” report.
The current overall IDC estimate for the server security market is $439.2 million, with a growth rate of 6.1 percent, and expected to reach $694.4 million by 2015. IDC noted in the report that the growth of mobile devices within the workplace, and the intersection of mobile and virtualization helped fuel the need in server security. Cloud adoption is also driving the upward trajectory of the server security market as enterprises seek to secure their cloud environments.
“Server security is an important market, distinct from the endpoint and network security markets, and one that continues to grow alongside cloud computing. With more companies moving toward data center consolidation, virtualization, and cloud applications, a data-centric focus is essential. Server security needs to increase -- this is where security needs to be, and this is where Trend Micro stands out,” added Charles Kolodgy, Research Vice President - Secure Products, IDC.
For comprehensive server protection, Trend Micro offers Deep Security, which is designed to provide system and application security across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Deep Security meets the challenging operational security and compliance needs of today's dynamic data center. It combines intrusion detection and prevention, web application protection, firewall, integrity monitoring, log inspection and anti-malware capabilities in a single, centrally managed enterprise software solution. Deep Security also provides the industry's first and only agentless security suite for VMware environments, enabling enterprises to attain even higher consolidation rates, faster performance, better manageability and stronger security.
“This is further validation that worldwide, enterprises are looking to Trend Micro for their server security needs,” said Eva Chen, CEO. “Today’s quickly changing infrastructure requirements make Trend Micro’s ability to provide a server security platform that spans physical, virtual and cloud environments a truly strategic advantage for enterprises large and small. Our introduction of an agentless solution in conjunction with VMware has been a huge success."
IDC’s definition of server security solutions include antimalware, desktop firewall, and host intrusion detection and prevention software that is designed to maintain the integrity of servers. These products primarily protect server operating systems to ensure that the systems do not run malicious software that can compromise the business applications and data on the servers. These products are generally more robust than desktop endpoint security and are available for a much wider set of operating systems (Windows, Unix, and Linux). This category also includes products that are designed to protect hypervisors and virtual servers.