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FTNT  // Posts tagged as "FTNT"

Tech Trends: No Going Back—In a World Working Remotely, Microsoft Wins Big (MSFT)

Research Question: As the COVID-19 pandemic forces workers and students to work remotely, is the cloud entering a new phase of expansion? What is needed to keep this mass online use secure? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CMCSA, CSCO, DELL, FTNT, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, HPQ, IBM, MSFT, PANW By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key […]


Tech Trends: Device Explosion Makes IT Security Nearly Impossible (PANW)

Research Question: Is the risk of cybercrime and state-sponsored spying so high that it poses a threat to the development of next-gen internet technologies and the security companies failing to eliminate the attacks? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CRWD, CSCO, DELL, FTNT, GOOG/GOOGL, MSFT, PANW, PFPT, ZS By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   […]


Tech Trends: Security Vendors’ Fear-Based and AI Sales Strategies Backfiring

Research Question: What factors are affecting sales efforts by the leading IT security vendors at the start of 2020? Companies: AKAM, AMZN, CHKP, CRWD, CSCO, FFIV, FTNT, MSFT, PANW, VMW, ZS By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key Findings The escalation of hostilities and fear of a war between the United […]


Tech Trends: Infosec Vendors Chase Lower 2020 Customer Budgets (PANW)

Research Question: What changes in the information security industry are posing the biggest issues for vendors? How are those changes likely to affect sales revenues? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CRWD, CSCO, FTNT, MSFT, PANW, PFPT, ZS By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key Findings 2020 is shaping up to be a tough year […]


Tech Trends: Every IT Vendor Goes Cloudy, Hastening Their Decline?

Research Question: As legacy IT vendors in networking, data security, storage, and major software convert their businesses to cloud service, recurring revenue models—are they pushing customers to competing services offered by Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CRWD, CSCO, CTXS, DELL, FFIV, FTNT, GOOG, HPE, IBM, MSFT, ORCL, PANW, […]


Tech Trends: The Cloud Burns the Firewall Myth and More in Big IT

Research Question: Have the multifunction firewall vendors been selling ineffective equipment at high prices while cloud computing and remote worker access have been rapidly expanding? Have whole classes of proprietary networking products become obsolete as clients increasingly subscribe to cloud-based services? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CRWD, CTXS, DELL, FTNT, GOOG/GOOGL, HPE, IBM, MSFT, PANW, VMW By: John […]


Tech Trends: Cloud AI Poised to Wreck the IT Security Business Model

Research Question: How is the rapid expansion of AI affecting the cybersecurity market and the next-gen firewall makers that traditionally have bundled everything into their products? Companies: AMZN, BB, CBLK, CHKP, CRWD, CSCO, FEYE, FSCT, FTNT, IBM, JNPR, MSFT, PANW, PFPT, SYMC By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key Findings The […]


Tech Trends: Sales-Focused IT Security “Pathetic” As Attacks Skyrocket

Research Question: Are organized hackers stepping up attacks against U.K. and U.S. targets amid Brexit preparations and other political turmoil? Can leading IT security vendors keep up? Companies: CHKP, FEYE, FTNT, JNPR, PANW, SPLK, SYMC   By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key Findings Editor’s Note: John Harrington has been reporting from […]


Tech Trends: 5G Gives Security Vendors a New Growth Opportunity

Research Question: Which effect will mass access from the introduction of 5G mobility have on network transport, data security and data management? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, CSCO, FTNT, MSFT, NOK, PANW, QCOM, VZ   By: John Harrington Click here to download report (.pdf)   Key Findings The construction of 5G networks is going to move into […]


Tech Trends: Palo Alto Networks’ Channel Practices, Commissions Questioned (PANW)

Research Question: Can a shakeup of its NextWave channel partner program and a heavy push to market itself as a hybrid cloud security company help Palo Alto Networks stave off competition and post sustained growth so that it can finally turn a profit? Companies: AMZN, CHKP, FTNT, GOOG/GOOGL, MSFT, PANW By: John Harrington Click here to […]