Recent Enterprise Strategy Group research points to two evolving trends:
Information security practices are merging into other IT areas, such as regulatory compliance and IT operations.
Enterprise users are leaning toward integrated security suites rather than "best of breed" security products.
With these trends in mind, it is safe to assume that the market advantage goes to security vendors with integrated product portfolios that cover security, compliance, and IT operations. Firms like EMC's RSA Security, McAfee, and Symantec are betting on this happening soon, but these industry heavyweights are not alone.
Case in point: Check Point Software … Read more