Firewall and VPN market to reach $6 bln in 2007
Global spending on firewall and virtual private network (VPN) technology will double over the next three years to reach almost $6 bln in 2007. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) VPNs will be the fastest growing segment of the market. Datamonitor’s report Firewall and VPN solutions forecasts that home working and the push for mobility/anywhere-anytime access for workers will see enterprise investment in Secure Socket Layer (SSL) VPNs grow 74% a year between 2003-2007. Datamonitor estimates that the SSL VPN market will rise from $120 mln in 2003 to just over $1 bln in 2007.