New IDC MarketScape Identifies Leading Canadian Managed Security Service Providers
- TORONTO, July 16, 2015 -
International Data Corporation (IDC) Canada announced today the results of a new IDC MarketScape research report that comprehensively covers the 12 most prominent Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) in the Canadian market. IDC MarketScape: Canadian Managed Security Services 2015 Vendor Assessment (IDC Doc# CA1SD15), is the first Canadian IDC MarketScape on the topic, highlighting the evolution within the managed security services space while offering valuable guidance for organizations examining domestic security solutions providers and planning future strategic investment opportunities.
Using a rigorous scoring methodology that produces a definitive assessment of each vendor's current market capabilities and strategies for competing in the future, and through in-depth interviews with each provider and its customers, IDC Canada concluded that all the identified providers offer a comprehensive portfolio for managed security services.
Highlights from the report include the following:
"Managed security services continue to gain momentum in Canada, and is expected to be the strongest performing security market over the next 5 years" says Kevin Lonergan, Analyst for Infrastructure Solutions at IDC Canada.
"The MSSPs operating in Canada can all provide managed security services, but what differentiates them is their value-add services and investments in next-generation technologies such as big data threat analytics and cloud identity management. The diverse MSSP landscape spanning Telcos, consulting firms, and pure play providers insure that Canadian organizations can find a provider that meets their specific needs and budgetary requirements."The IDC MarketScape: Canadian Managed Security Services 2015 Vendor Assessment report assesses 12 managed security service providers who meet the criteria of operating a security operations centre (SOC) in Canada, offer a security information and event management (SEIEM) solution, and have a Canadian customer base.
For more information about the report, IDC's MarketScape methodology, or to arrange a one-on-one briefing with the authors Kevin Lonergan or David Senf, please contact Andrea Loziuk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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