Gartner Predicts Growth in Security Spending
Gartner says security software spending will reach a worldwide total of $16.5 billion this year.
Overall, security will remain one of the fastest growing areas within the enterprise software market.
With market conditions changing, Gartner expects a return to spending with enterprises keen to keep security technology current. Contu says:
Security software vendors that have a balanced mix of channel, new license and maintenance revenue streams, and flexibility in contractual terms ... have the strongest options for continued growth and to even out the risk.