Analysis of the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Secure Content Management (SCM) Market, Forecast to 2021

Stronger Requirements for Security and Content Management Compliance and Constantly Evolving Threats are Driving the SCM Market
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Published: 9 Oct 2017

The ANZ SCM market experienced a slight decline of 1.6% in 2016 (on a YoY basis) with the Web security segment growing at 1.7% (YoY) and the email security segment reduced by 4.6%. Despite the strong preference for cloud-based technology and managed security services, market saturation contributed significantly to the dwindled revenue for SCM market. However, significant price competition remained between SCM vendors, with most looking to introduce integrated solution bundles to achieve cost optimization for their ANZ customers. On the technology front, ANZ enterprises continued to look at integrating more analytics capabilities into their SCM solutions. The growing adoption of cloud services and IoT practices were also exposed to insider threats and increased risks caused by evolving threats. The proliferation of ransomware has alerted the ANZ government and enterprises towards enhancing their SCM security, given that email is the preferred vector for such attacks. In addition to the market growth analysis, the study highlights the key driving forces for the SCM market. Some key drivers include the continual surge of new advanced threats and attacks through email and Web vectors and better awareness of the threat landscape. The surge of IoT devices and the increasing adoption of mobility in the workforce require organizations to tighten their control of online content to enhance productivity and prevent threats. Strict compliance requirements drive investments in security to prevent litigation and legal liabilities and in turn drive adoption of cybersecurity. Market trends are analyzed for the study period of 2015 to 2021, with the base year as 2016. SCM solutions are the key focus area in this study. The vertical segmentation in this study includes the government, banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), service providers, manufacturing, education, and other sectors. Companies mentioned in the SCM market's competitive landscape include Symantec, Cisco (Ironport), Trend Micro, Forcepoint, McAfee, Lyceum Capital (Clearswift), Axway (Tumbleweed), Barracuda, Fortinet, SonicWall, Sophos, F-Secure and other small vendors. The countries included in this study are Australia and New Zealand. Key Questions This Study Will Answer • Is the secure content management (SCM) market growing? How long will it continue to grow, and at what rate? • Are the existing competitors structured correctly to meet customer needs? • Will SCM solutions continue to exist, or will they get replaced by other solutions? • How will the structure of the market change with time? • Will SCM products/services become features in other markets? • Are the vendors in the market ready to manage alone, or do they need partnerships to take their business to the next level?


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