Cloud-based security services to grow 20 percent during 2017

Growth in worldwide cloud-based security services will remain strong, reaching $5.9 billion in 2017, up 21 per cent from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. Overall growth in the cloud-based security services market is above that of the total information security market. Gartner estimates the cloud-based security services market will reach close to $9 billion by 2020.

Gartner says four vectors are transforming the security software market

The security software market is undergoing a dramatic transformation due to four key developments, according to Gartner, Inc. The use of advanced analytics, expanded ecosystems, adoption of software as a service (SaaS) and managed services, and the prospect of punitive regulations are causing enterprises to rethink their security and risk management software requirements and investments.

One Identity helps channel tackle GDPR

One Identity is participating in the largest UK channel event of the year, “Plug in to Exertis” that takes place on 11th May at Twickenham Stadium.  Patrick Hunter, sales engineering director, EMEA for One Identity will be on hand to deliver a presentation entitled GDPR – What does it mean to your customers in a bid to help the channel develop skills and expertise so they can advise clients and help solve the challenges of the impending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

One Identity Partner Circle launches

One Identity has launched the One Identity Partner Circle, the company’s new multi-tier global partner program to build on its 29-percent year-over-year global growth in partner-driven revenue. The program supports systems integrators, advisors and consultants as well as resellers and distributors as they sell and deliver One Identity’s award-winning portfolio of identity governance, access management, privileged account management and identity as a service solutions.

IT teams face skills shortage

Brocade has published a new Global Digital Transformation Skills Study, which aims to uncover how well-placed global IT leaders consider themselves and their teams to be in terms of meeting current and future business demands. Of the six markets surveyed, Germany was found to be the best prepared to meet its digital transformation goals, closely followed by the U.S., while the UK lagged well behind its counterparts.

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