SDxCentral Releases 2017 SDx Infrastructure Security Report

The Rise of Software-Defined Security in Data Center, Campus and Mobile Infrastructure

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SAN FRANCISCO – (PR NEWSWIRE) – announces the availability of a new report: 2017 SDx Infrastructure Security Report: The Rise of Software-Defined Security (SDS)

This marks SDxCentral's 3rd Annual SDx Infrastructure Security Report, which provides a unique perspective on the major trends and activity taking place in the rapidly evolving software-defined security market.

Security solutions for cloud infrastructure, the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G mobile networks and the enterprise are undergoing rapid innovation. Increased threats from multiple sources make securing new software-defined infrastructure even more challenging. However, software-defined security solutions can be applied to virtualized infrastructure in ways that can provide additional layers of protection and security automation. For end users deploying software-defined infrastructure, the report will also highlight security gaps and challenges and provide overview and guidance on available solutions.

In addition, the report includes results from a survey conducted by SDxCentral's research team with select members of the SDxCentral community during the month of July. This report is complimentary and available for download at Vendors who are interested in participating in future versions of this report or other reports published by can contact us at

Report Table of Contents

  • Introduction – The Infrastructure Security Landscape
  • Defining SDx Infrastructure Security
  • Characteristics of SDx Infrastructure Security
    • Benefits of SDx Infrastructure Security
  • Challenges with SDx Infrastructure Security
  • SDx Infrastructure Security Solution Landscape
    • Data Center
    • Cloud
    • WAN
    • Campus/Remote Offices
    • Internet of Things
    • Mobile
  • SDx Infrastructure Security Vendors

Covered Companies and Organizations

6WIND, A10 Networks, Bayshore Networks, Big Switch Networks, Centrify, Check Point, CipherCloud, Cisco Systems, CloudPassage, CrowdStrike, CyberArk, Cylance, Cyphort, Cyxtera, F5 Networks, FireEye, Fortinet, GaurdiCore, Huawei, HyTrust, Illumio, Juniper Networks, Lacework, McAfee, Mocana, Netskope, Nuage Networks, Palo Alto Networks, Proofpoint, Qosmos, a division of EneaQualys, Skyhigh Networks, Sophos, Splunk, Twistlock, Vectra Networks, Versa Networks, VMware, Zscaler.

About SDxCentral is the leading B2B digital media company for Cloud, Enterprise, and Telecom IT Infrastructure. SDxCentral is operated by SDNCentral LLC, a company founded in 2012 by Matt Palmer and Roy Chua, both Silicon Valley technology executives with strong experience in computer networking and enterprise security. SDxCentral serves an audience of over 150,000 unique monthly visitors generating almost 500,000 page views a month. The site provides cutting-edge coverage of software defined infrastructure and connects its audience with its sponsors in the most effective way. SDxCentral's client list reads like the who's who of technology infrastructure, ranging from leading Fortune 50 companies to rapidly growing startups looking to revolutionize software infrastructure.

Media Contact: Roy Chua, SDNCentral LLC, 408-740-3131,

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