Trends Report

Brief: The Emergence Of The Cloud Security Gateway

Vendors Aim To Provide S&R Pros With One Consolidated Offering For All Their Cloud Security Requirements

September 14th, 2015
Rick Holland, null
Rick Holland
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Salvatore Schiano , Peggy Dostie


Vendors are a on a cloud-security buying spree. Microsoft announced its acquisition of cloud access specialist Adallom, and security vendor Blue Coat Systems announced its acquisition of cloud encryption provider Perspecsys. Both of these acquisitions signal a reshaping and consolidation of at least two cloud security segments — cloud data protection (CDP) and cloud access security intelligence (CASI) — into a single cloud security gateway (CSG) market. In this report, we provide S&R pros with an outlook on the future of cloud security solutions.

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