Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Virtualization Security Market
Virtualization security is the procedure that ensures the protection of the virtualization infrastructure. It resolves the security issues faced by the components of virtualization methods and the environment via which it can be prevented or mitigated. Due to the rapid spread of coronavirus around the world, precautionary measures such as lockdowns have been imposed by the governments. However, the virtualization security market is witnessing significant growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The major factor driving the growth of the market is the demand for cloud computing technology. Hackers try to get valuable information by breaching the security layers and manipulating the safeguards of the cloud environment. It is essential for maintaining a steady, context-aware security policy when it comes to managing access to a data center. Virtualization security acts as a barrier to secure the perimeter access to the network. It assures traffic isolation as well as provides dedicated security within the cloud. It also offers customized firewall control to the cloud as an additional managed service. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for cloud computing technology is increasing, especially in the healthcare sector, to analyze the patients’ data. The cloud computing market is witnessing significant growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, which, in turn, is driving the growth of the virtualization security market.
The major companies in the market are investing heavily in virtualization security owing to the increasing need for managing security services among the organization. During the lockdown, many companies are allowing their employees to work from home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Data breaches are the primary concern during this period. Virtualization security applications can make remote work more manageable and can ensure the security of the data and network. This helps the users/workers to access business-critical applications anytime, on any device, and from anywhere. Besides, virtualization security applications uphold a standard, inexpensive operating system configuration around various machines by isolating applications from their local operating systems.