HOME Research Insight The key Players in the DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market include Arbor Networks, Inc. (U.S.), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (U.S.)

The key Players in the DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market include Arbor Networks, Inc. (U.S.), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (U.S.)

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection and mitigation solutions and services help to safeguard the enterprises from the advanced DDoS attacks. DDoS attacks can affect the network layer, application layer and consume the bandwidth of the network or service by flooding the network or resource with illegitimate traffic. DDoS solutions and services safeguard the enterprises by providing website, infrastructure, and Domain Name System (DNS) server DDoS protection and mitigation. Ever-changing threat landscape requires stringent DDoS solutions and services which can provide both signature-less detection and signature-based detection with low false positives. Rising need to mitigate DDoS attacks such as SYN flood, Network Time Protocol (NTP) amplification, DNS amplification, Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) flood requires strong DDoS protection and mitigation solutions and services to combat the advanced DDoS threats. Furthermore, globalization of enterprises across various industries and increase in instances of enterprise targeted DDoS attacks has challenged enterprises to adopt DDoS security for special protection of network and resources.

MarketsandMarkets estimates the DDoS protection and mitigation market size to grow from USD 824.4 Million in 2016 to USD 2,162.9 Million by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 21.3%. Growing number of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) emerging across the untapped developing economies such as China, India, and Brazil from the APAC region backed by an increasing penetration of IT services in the APAC region drives the demand for DDoS protection and mitigation solutions and services.

The key players in the DDoS protection and mitigation market include Arbor Networks, Inc. (U.S.), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), F5 Networks, Inc. (U.S.), Imperva, Inc. (U.S.), Radware, Ltd. (Israel), Corero Network Security, Inc. (U.S.), Neustar, Inc. (U.S.), Cloudflare, Inc. (U.S.), Nexusguard, Ltd. (U.S.), and DOSarrest Internet Security Ltd (Canada). These players have adopted various strategies such as partnerships, agreements, mergers & acquisitions, and new product developments to achieve growth in the global DDoS protection and mitigation market.

The DDoS protection and mitigation market witnessed a lot of partnerships, agreements, and collaborations by key players from 2014 to 2016. In October 2016, Arbor Networks collaborated with Jigsaw, an incubator within Alphabet, Google’s parent company to launch enhanced version of the Digital Attack Map which will provide real time data visualization of DDoS attacks. In October 2016, Akamai Technologies partnered with Singtel, a cyber security service provider in Asia, to protect enterprises from the DDoS and web application attacks. In April 2016, Imperva collaborated with Symantec Corporation and Imperva Incapsula service will be included in the Symantec Website Security solution for enhanced DDoS protection. In April 2015, Corero Network Security collaborated with Verisign to integrate on-premises technology from Corero with cloud-based DDoS protection service from Verisign to protect enterprises from application level threats.

The key players also adopted the strategy of mergers and acquisitions to increase their geographic presence and expand their product portfolio in untapped markets. In December 2016, Akamai Technologies acquired Cyberfend, an innovator in bot and automation detection solutions, to strengthen its bot management and mitigation services. In September 2016, Akamai Technologies acquired Concord Systems, Inc., a high performance technology provider, to boost its platform data processing capabilities and build the company’s product roadmap for Internet of Things (IoT) customers. In December 2106, Cloudflare acquired Eager Platform Co., an app platform for web property owners, to create and enhance security app platform for customers. Moreover, in December 2015, Neustar acquired caller authentication assets of Transaction Network Services, Inc., which boost Neustars capabilities in launching next generation mobile identity solutions for large enterprises and SMEs.

The major players also launched new products and offerings to strengthen their product portfolio and expand their offerings to newer clients. In December 2016, Arbor Networks launched Arbor SP Insight, which would enhance network operator’s traffic analytics and DDoS attack forensics capabilities. In June 2016, F5 Networks introduced two solutions named F5 DDoS Hybrid Defender and F5 SSL Orchestrator which help to provide enhanced visibility, insights advanced security to safeguard the network and devices. Moreover, in April 2014, DOSarrest launched DDoS mitigation system software which provides custom-made DDoS mitigation modules along with Intrusion Detection System (IDS) capabilities.

DDoS protection and mitigation solution vendors are focusing on offering innovative and customizable solutions & services which utilize machine learning, big data behavioral analytics, and artificial intelligence to detect advanced threat with low false positives and without affecting operational capabilities. Moreover, the flexible payment models and managed deployments offered by vendors for various target areas in an organization, making it a preferable choice for SMEs across different industry verticals.

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