Posts Tagged ‘Juniper’
According to various sources, Check Point whited out some of the competitors clustered around it in NSS Labs’ 2013 next-generation firewall (NGF) report when presenting the results in a PDF on its website.
Reuters reported yesterday that Juniper Networks unsuccessfully floated the idea of selling off some assets, such as its enterprise firewall group, as well as selling the whole company.
Cisco’s predictions about the incoming wave of mobile traffic and mobility demands paints a picture of what the channel will look like in the next coming years. If partner’s aren’t gearing up for the cloud services market, the infrastructure technology space will be the next big space to demand trusted advisors.
Cisco Systems still leads a security appliance market that is experiencing a noticeable slowdown, indicating that channel investment in related cloud solutions and services might be required going forward to boost margins and remain profitable.
The pioneer of next-generation firewall technology is surging in sales and mindshare as it continues to impress the market with stellar growth, while rival legacy-security companies are seeing shares slump. Is now the time for security solution providers to jump on the Palo Alto Networks bandwagon?
Before the end of the month, Microsoft will release its long anticipated Surface tablet, PC manufactures will debut at least 20 Windows 8 tablets, and Apple and Best Buy are coming out with new tablets of their own. All these tablets will pressure businesses to control BYOD devices entering the workplace.
Fortinet just shipped its one millionth unit, signaling the continued upward trajectory of its flagship UTM device, which have allowed it to make solid market share gains. This will pave the way for partners to go up against Cisco and other major competitors.
Axway has launched a new e-mail security gateway that leverages security risks around cloud collaboration services by encrypting and securing cloud file-sharing. That’s good news for partners: It plays up an ROI that prevents hefty fines and the loss of customer brand associated with the strong likelihood of a data breach.
Fortinet is attempting to stake a bigger claim in the SMB with a product overhaul upgrading three of its security and management appliances. The refresh cements the company’s already strong position in the SMB as it revs up to nab market share from some its biggest challengers.
Brocade Communications Systems is looking for a new CEO after longtime CEO Michael Klayko yesterday announced plans to step down after his efforts to find a buyer for the data and storage networking company failed to materialize. Net result: instability.