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Authors: Jason Pappalexis, Mike Spanbauer, John Whetstone and Will Fisher

Publish Date: July 31, 2017

Next generation firewalls (NGFWs) are one of the most common products found within enterprise security architectures. Often deployed at the network perimeter, NGFWs are purchased to detect and block network- and application-borne threats as well as provide application control and user awareness.

ABOUT THIS STUDY: Part of a series on security controls deployed by US enterprises, this brief includes current usage statistics for NGFWs within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large enterprises (LEs), and very large enterprises (VLEs).