Small Businesses Hold Huge Potential for Firewall Vendors

    Date21 Mar 2000
    CategoryFirewalls
    5570
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    I see firewalls as a good way to work Linux into the small business environment... "March 21, 2000 - Plenty of opportunity still exists in the firewall market, with small businesses holding the most promise. According to IDC, at the . . . I see firewalls as a good way to work Linux into the small business environment... "March 21, 2000 - Plenty of opportunity still exists in the firewall market, with small businesses holding the most promise. According to IDC, at the very least, the worldwide firewall market will create $1.6 billion in revenues in 2000, and there is a possibility that total could climb higher than $2.1 billion.

    IDC believes the firewall market won't even approach saturation until 2004 at the earliest. In the United States, 50% of large businesses and 41% of medium-sized businesses will have installed firewalls by yearend. However, only 14% of small businesses will have them."
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