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Security Threats Spur IPS Growth

As new and growing security threats emerge, there's been a surge of interest – and sales –of Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS).

CIO Update reports that IPS is also a highly competitive field with big IT firms like Cisco, HP and IBM battling to win customers. But in addition to competition, IPS innovation and deployment is being spurred on by the necessity of keeping up with growing sophistication of security threats.


Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) has emerged as a highly competitive market, with a number of vendors jockeying for a larger slice of growing enterprise spending. Meanwhile, CIOs are looking to better secure their networks and their users as risks proliferate -- and are counting on the vendors to deliver solutions that keep them ahead of the threats.

According to a new report from Infonetics Research, the IPS market generated $800 million in 2009 and is expected to hit $1.2 billion by 2014.

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IPS Evolving as Security Risks Multiply