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Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide

The Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide examines the security spending opportunity from a country, industry, and technology perspective. This comprehensive database delivered via pivot table format or IDC's Customer Insights query tool allows users to easily extract meaningful information about the core and next-generation security markets by viewing data trends and relationships and making data comparisons.


Markets Covered

This product covers the following segments of the security market:

  • 9 regions: The United States, Canada, PRC, Japan, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Latin America, and Asia/Pacific
  • 47 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, PRC, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, Venezuela, the rest of Asia/Pacific, rest of CEE, the rest of Latin America, and the rest of Middle East and Africa
  • 30+ technology markets: Across hardware, software, and service categories; Software Access and information protection, antimalware, server security, privileged access, authentication, messaging security, advice vulnerability assessment, and more; Hardware Firewall, IDP, unified threat management, VPN, data classification and data loss prevention, and more; Services consulting services, integration services, managed security services, education, training, and more
  • 20 industries: Banking, insurance, securities and investment services, discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, construction, resource industries, retail, wholesale, professional services, personal and consumer services, transportation, healthcare provider, federal/central government, state/local government, education, telecommunications, media, utilities, and consumer
  • 5 company size segments: 1–9, 10–99, 100–499, 500–999, and 1,000+ employees

Subjects Analyzed

Throughout the year, this product will address the following topics:

  • Next-generation security market definition
  • Detailed regional, industry, and technology market forecasts
  • Market and industry drivers impacting security growth

Key Questions Answered

Our research addresses the following issues that are critical to your success:

  1. What are the different elements of security spend?
  2. How will security spending adoption vary by region, country, and industry?
  3. How will the core security market and next-generation security grow over the forecast period?
  4. Which industries and geographies present the greatest growth opportunity for security spend?

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About This Spending Guide

IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide provides guidance on the expected technology opportunity around this market at a regional and total worldwide level. Segmented by industry, use case, and technology component, this guide provides IT vendors with insights into this rapidly growing market and how the market will develop over the coming year.


Timely Delivery and Support

Throughout the year, this product will offer insight into the latest trends impacting the market.

Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide

This spending guide will provide a five-year security forecast by 9 regions, 20 industries, and 30+ technologies. It is updated twice a year.

Worldwide Security Taxonomy

This document defines the security technologies found in the spending guide.


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