Gartner: ESET Continues To Grow Faster than the Security Software Market

ESET in top5 of IT security vendors in the consumer security software and endpoint protection platform market based on 2014 total market share revenue Worldwide.

ESET’s growth outpaces the worldwide security software market, as reported by Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company based on 2014 market share revenue.

The security market grew 5.3% in 2014, touching $21.4 billion in revenue, according to Gartner’s Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2014 report. With new technologies and software being adopted by businesses around the world, the number of vulnerabilities for cyber-criminals to exploit will grow multiple times. Worldwide spending on information security will reach $71.1 billion in 2014, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2013, with the data loss prevention segment recording the fastest growth at 18.9 percent, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. Total information security spending will grow a further 8.2 percent in 2015 to reach $76.9 billion, ” according to Gartner.

ESET has recorded growth of 8.0% during 2014 in the consumer security software and endpoint protection platform (enterprise) markets, improving its market share from 4.0% in 2012 to 5.1 % in 2014. Moving up in 2014 as forecasted by the company itself, ESET is ranked among the top 5 security software vendors in consumer security software and endpoint protection platform market by market share , registering a 7.2% growth in consumer security and 8.6% in endpoint protection platform software.

In 2014 ESET has been focusing on delivering proactive protection to more than 100 million active users globally. To better protect consumers against evolving cybercrime, the company has added Botnet Protection and Enhanced Exploit Blocker to the core features of ESET Smart Security 8, and has also refined and fine-tuned ESET Mobile Security to offer better protection to mobile device users.

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