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.

Kaspersky launches Security Cloud

Every person is unique and, just like their fingerprints, everyone’s digital life is different too. That’s why every Internet user needs a security solution that adapts to their online behavior – this was the rationale behind the release of Kaspersky Security Cloud. The new service combines comprehensive protection against cyberthreats (a must-have in today’s world) and a range of additional scenarios that come into play only when they are truly needed.

Business demands for agility and innovation prompt rise of cloud native applications

New research from Capgemini indicates a significant step change in enterprise cloud adoption through the increased use of cloud native applications - applications and services built to perform optimally in the cloud, leveraging Platform as a Service (PaaS). Driven by recognition that cloud-native applications can enable IT to better contribute to business agility and innovation, 15 percent of new enterprise applications are cloud native today with adoption set to increase rapidly in the next three years, jumping to 32 percent by 2020.

True Cloud services are key to success

Despite continued increases in use of public cloud, barriers to its adoption remain due to limitations posed by direct connection models. To remedy this problem and to leverage the full benefits of hybrid cloud, businesses should look to embrace True Cloud services offered by carrier-neutral providers. This is according to HyperGrid, the Enterprise Cloud-as-a-Service leader.

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