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Dec 2017 - Market Forecast - Doc # US43311217

Worldwide Mobile Enterprise Security Software Forecast, 2017–2021

By: Phil HochmuthProgram Director, Enterprise Mobility, Frank DicksonResearch Vice President, Security Products


This IDC study explores the evolution of the worldwide mobile enterprise security software market and examines six market segments: MTM, mobile information protection and control (MIPC), mobile gateway and access protection (MGAP), mobile security and vulnerability management (MSVM, a category that includes a large portion of EMM revenue), mobile identity and access management (MIAM), and emerging security solutions that are not already captured within existing markets.

Key findings of this IDC study include:

  • The worldwide mobile enterprise security software market will grow from $2.0 billion in 2016 to $3.3 billion in 2021, representing a CAGR of 10.3%.
  • Mobile identity and access management is the fastest-growing subsegment of the market with a CAGR of 14.1% through 2021.

"Enterprise mobility and security teams recognize growing use of mobile technology exposes an organization to risk," says Phil Hochmuth, program director, Enterprise Mobility at IDC. "Deployments of mobile security software to smartphones are expected to grow, as well as investments in back-end security platforms and software infrastructure, which support a mobile workforce."



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