Unified Threat Management Market Research Report - Global Forecast to 2027

Global Unified Threat Management Market, By Component (Hardware, Software), Deployment (On-Premise, On Cloud), Organization Size (SMEs, Large Enterprise), Vertical (BFSI, Government, Utilities, Retail) - Forecast Till 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/3506-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Unified Threat Management Market

The global unified threat management market is expected to grow at USD ~10 billion by 2027 at a CAGR of ~14% during the forecast period 2020-2027.


By Component Hardware Software
By Deployment On-Premise On Cloud
By Organization Size SMEs Large Enterprise
By Vertical BFSI Government Utilities Retail

Key Players

  • China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
  • America’s Cisco Systems Inc.
  • America’s International Business Machines Corporation
  • The Hewlett Packard Company in the United States
  • Sophos Group plc (U. K)


  • Regulatory use of data breaches helps in evolving
  • Protecting the web applications rises and gives high alert security to data theft
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Market Overview

The unified threat management market offers security solutions composed of features like network firewalling, gateway anti-spam and antivirus, VPN, prevention of leakage of data, filtering of content, etc. which enhances the growth value of the threat management market. The organization dealing with threat management acted as end-users in the management market. This provided heavy benefits like low costs, ease of deployment, and configuration. These threat management solutions are being adopted by those organizations which take into account those features that will help in reducing energy consumption and increase IT production. This market takes a cost-effective approach. The security tools discovered to enhance the performance of the features.

The unified threat management industry has multiple functionality solutions which reduce the complexity and combine with configuration methodologies and technology standards. There are certain agencies of government that channel efforts to increase the income and awareness that help in substantial growth of the market. A significant performance trade was marked.

The global unified threat management market is expected to grow at USD ~7 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of ~14% during the forecast period 2017-2023.

Covid 19 Analysis

The widespread use of the virus made the analysts track the impact of the rise in the situation of the behavior of the environment.  This sudden change has made the companies decline into unsustainable market size.  Degradation of the supply chain, the rise of unemployment, disruption of finances of the industry, and transformation in customer behavior were marked during this period.

Due to a sharp increase in COVID positive cases, certain restrictions were made by the government like banning trips to and from abroad. The country-wide lockdown was imposed to make the countrymen safe. Work from home was imposed for the government as well as private institutions. Budget support and vaccination plans were made to help the country cope with the pandemic. Soon the market will see major growth as the situation will normalize more.

Market Dynamics

Drivers- regulatory use of data breaches helps in evolving the unified threat management market growth. Protecting the web applications rises and gives high alert security to data theft, thus acting as a driving factor for the industry. For controlling their business, some economic countries like China and India have started using unified threat management tools. This is also a factor that drives up the growth. The use of IT and information gathering protocol is a projecting factor for the development of the industry. During the unified threat management forecast period, the cloud technology setup was used for the coordination of various additional components.

Opportunities- the invention of ASIC hardware provides opportunities, by solving the connectivity issues and capable of providing efficiency, effectiveness, and security. The vendors are updating the UTM solutions at every small interval which increases the unified threat management market opportunities for improving their performance and fulfilling the needs of end-users.

Challenges- due to stronger processing of security tools into a unified network device is highly responsible for the disintegration of those threat management features which makes the unified threat management market outlook less feasible within the customers. This became a huge challenging factor that prohibited the demand of the market. To overcome the challenge, the vendors put forward quality solutions and maintain that alignment to meet the requirements of large enterprises. Network operators unite the components for overcoming the protection issues.

Cumulative growth- unified threat management market growth takes place as it provides security to the entire infrastructure thus protecting each site and gateways. The presence of several features and applications and adopting the security services leverage the mid-sized and enterprises. Unified threat management market size increases with the number of cyberattacks and gives importance to cybersecurity. Adopting various methods to control cyber crimes especially in corporate areas gears up the market size during the market forecast period.

Restraints- the mixing up of security tools into a unified network may hamper the market size. If the solitary unified threat solution fails, then the management solution linked with one another will be prone to cyberattacks.

Value Chain Analysis

Distributors of the Unified Threat Management groups play a great role in the value supply chain. Producing, optimizing, and distributing for synchronization of the supply and the demand of the solutions. The UTM’s solution provides facilities for solitary production. The solutions and the tools that they invent are user-friendly for the present supply chain. These vendors carry out on-time and safe deliveries. The multi-tier vendor facility helps the supply chain to take to the next level.

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Segment Overview

By type- According to the market outlook, it is marked that the market is being bifurcated into component, deployment, organization size, end-users, and region. The component is again split into hardware and software whereas the deployment part is split into On-premise, on the cloud. The hardware division covers the major part of the unified threat management market share as it helps to utilize the UTM devices against cyberattacks. The organization segment is divided into small, medium, and large-sized organizations. The vertical is classified into BFSI, government, utilities, IT and telecom, manufacturing, retail, and many more.

By technology- enhancement in the advancement of technologies provided tremendous growth in the upcoming years. The technology has led to the development of next-generation unified threat solutions. This has increased awareness about the private network among the users. Technology has made UTM solutions accessible at a faster pace and in a streamlined manner by reducing the resources for the inspection process. Growth in technology doesn’t allow the decline of the solution. Technology made the evolution of cloud technology which showed the deployment of UTM solutions. It allowed the setting up of customized solutions and services for different large-scale and small-scale enterprises.  The cloud deployment technology does not allow the need for managing and maintaining the security tools. Application Specific Integrated Circuit chipsets so discovered by the advancement of technology are used for detecting the threats.

Regional Analysis

Regional Analysis includes the comprehensive analysis of some countries that operate in holding shares and investing revenues in the market. It also provides a detailed analysis of each region and the opportunities put forward by these countries for cumulative growth and expansion. North America is regarded to cover the largest market share and is also accounted as dominant unified threat management market key players. This is due to its high-profile security infrastructure which steers up the market growth to a great extent. The Asia Pacific region includes countries like China, Japan, and India which also cover an emerging market share that is expected to witness the largest CAGR during the upcoming years till 2025. These regions provide cost-effective UTM solutions. Europe also shares some parts and shows rapid growth during the forecast period. Latin America shows steady growth while Europe shows a little slower growth.

Competitive Landscape

Companies dealing with this market are carrying out various strategies and thus are merging and doing partnerships with other unified threat management market key players. Their collaboration has shown considerable growth in the industry which protects small and medium businesses while simplifying their IT infrastructure. They use the new products with upgraded hardware. Some of those competitors are China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., America’s Cisco Systems Inc., America’s International Business Machines Corporation, The Hewlett Packard Company in the United States,  Sophos Group plc (U. K), Symantec Corporation in the United States are the leading key players in the market all across the globe. Over a small period, these players overcome the tough competition and focus basically on product development.

Report Overview

The report provides detailed insights about the market players in the threat management market and also provides benchmarking analysis about their recent developments, and the market shares that they cover, their expansions globally, and also about their mergers and partnership. It provides a detailed analysis of SWOT analysis. The report signifies the expansion in growth and size opportunities. It also provides key insights about the unified threat management market revenue during the forecast period. Unified threat management market trends also provide information about the primary along with secondary data sources. It also gives information about the strategies adopted by various companies towards the unified threat management market outlook. It depicts the crucial stages and scenarios of the threat management market. Besides the market dynamics, unified threat management market trends, opportunities, restraints, and risks, the overview scenic beauty in the form of graphs is also depicted. It also gives us a glance at the upstream and downstream of the developmental trends. It also tells about the value chain analysis and the distributors and the suppliers. The report shows that the market growth in the next 2 years will increase its share. People belonging to this market get a greener picture of the future ahead.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Symantec Corporation (U.S.), Sophos Group plc (U.K), International Business Machines Corporation (U.S.), Cisco Systems Inc. (U.S.), Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China), The Hewlett-Packard Company (U.S.), are the leading providers of unified threat management services.

Component, deployment, organization size, end-users, are the main segments as per which the market has been analyzed by MRFR experts.

The U.K and Germany are the main markets in Europe for unified threat management.

During the forecast period, the market can progress at a rate of 14%.

The deployment-based segments in the market are On-Premise as well as on cloud.