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Enterprise Firewall Market Size - By Solution (Hardware, Software), By Enterprise size (SMEs, Large Enterprises), By Deployment Model (On-Premises, Cloud), By Industry Vertical (BFSI, IT & Telecom, Healthcare, Retail & Consumer Goods, Government) & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7202
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
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Enterprise Firewall Market Size

Enterprise Firewall Market was valued at USD 9.9 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 9.5% between 2023 and 2032. The wide adoption of cloud services has transformed the enterprise landscape, necessitating robust security measures. With businesses migrating their operations to cloud platforms, the demand for firewall solutions capable of securing these virtualized environments is on the rise.

Enterprise Firewall Market

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Enterprise firewall solutions act as a frontline defense against network breaches by monitoring, analyzing, and controlling incoming & outgoing traffic. They employ advanced algorithms and rule sets to detect & block malicious activities, preventing unauthorized access, malware, and cyberattacks. As cyber threats evolve, the databases of these solutions are continuously updated to stay ahead. The effectiveness of enterprise firewall solutions in preventing breaches builds corporate trust, fueling innovations in the market as businesses prioritize robust cybersecurity measures.

Security concerns often clash with privacy issues, particularly regarding the inspection of encrypted traffic. Balancing the need for robust cybersecurity, which often involves deep packet inspection, with privacy requirements is a challenge. Striking the right balance to ensure thorough security measures without compromising user privacy can lead to complexities in firewall design. Addressing these concerns effectively is vital to gaining user trust and regulatory compliance, thereby influencing the market growth.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly bolstered the enterprise firewall market. With the rapid shift to remote work, businesses amplified their focus on cybersecurity to safeguard sensitive data. The increased reliance on cloud services and online collaboration tools heightened the demand for robust firewall solutions. Organizations, prioritizing secure remote access, invested heavily in advanced firewalls, augmenting market growth. This surging demand underscored the vital role firewalls play in ensuring network security during unprecedented times, fostering a positive market outlook.

Enterprise Firewall Market Trends

The increasing adoption of security firewalls in small & medium enterprises is a significant factor boosting the demand for enterprise firewall. Small & medium enterprises are recognizing the vital role of robust cybersecurity in protecting their networks and data. For instance, in October 2023, Zyxel Networks unveiled the USG FLEX H Series of Security Firewalls tailored for Small & Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs). These high-performance firewalls offer ultra-fast firewall or VPN throughput, robust multi-gigabit & PoE+ interfaces, and advanced best-of-breed network security.

The proliferation of remote work is a major force behind the enterprise firewall market growth. With more employees working remotely, companies are investing in advanced firewall solutions to secure their networks and sensitive data. Protecting remote access points and ensuring secure communication has become of utmost importance. Enterprises are increasingly deploying firewalls to establish robust virtual barriers, safeguarding against cyber threats. This trend is spurring the demand for innovative and scalable firewall technologies, propelling market expansion.

Enterprise Firewall Market Analysis

Enterprise Firewall Market Size, By Enterprise Size, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

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Based on enterprise size, the large enterprise segment is expected to witness significant growth. Collaborations aimed at boosting speed while maintaining robust security are contributing to segment growth. For instance, in March 2022, Palo Alto Networks collaborated with AWS to launch the Palo Alto Networks Cloud NGFW for AWS. This managed Next-generation Firewall (NGFW) service is crafted to streamline the security of AWS deployments, allowing organizations to accelerate innovations while ensuring that high-level security measures are in place. These collaborations enable the implementation of advanced firewall systems, ensuring protection against cyber threats while allowing large enterprises to optimize their operations and speed up innovations.

Enterprise Firewall Market Share (%), By Industry Vertical, 2022

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Based on industry vertical, the BFSI segment accounted for a market share of around 25% in 2022. Safeguarding sensitive customer data, financial records, and transaction details is fueling the adoption of enterprise firewall solutions in the BFSI sector. With stringent data protection regulations and the rising sophistication of cyber threats, robust firewall systems are essential. They establish secure perimeters, ensuring encrypted transmission, secure online transactions, and compliance with regulatory standards.

U.S. Enterprise Firewall Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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North America enterprise firewall market accounted for 39% of the revenue share in 2022. The region's robust technology infrastructure fosters innovations in firewall solutions. Advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and deep packet inspection techniques enable next-generation firewalls to effectively detect & mitigate sophisticated cyber threats. With a focus on cutting-edge technologies, North American businesses increasingly invest in advanced firewall systems, ensuring that they stay ahead of evolving cybersecurity challenges, thereby driving the regional market growth.

Enterprise Firewall Market Share

Major players operating in the enterprise firewall industry are:

  • Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Forcepoint
  • Fortinet, Inc.
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Juniper Networks, Inc.
  • Palo Alto Networks, Inc
  • Sophos
  • WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Palo Alto Networks Inc., and Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. hold a prominent market share in enterprise firewall. The competitive industry landscape is intense, with dominating players continually innovating to offer advanced features, superior performance, and comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for businesses.

Enterprise Firewall Industry News

  • In August 2023, Enterprise IT Security, a renowned cybersecurity solutions provider, introduced Firewall Migration to the Next-generation Firewall (NGFW) Service. This service marks a substantial leap in network security, empowering businesses to bolster their defenses against contemporary cyber threats effectively.

This enterprise firewall market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Solution

  • Hardware
  • Software

By Enterprise Size

  • SMEs
  • Large Enterprises

By Deployment Model

  • On-premises
  • Cloud

By Industry Vertical

  • BFSI
  • IT & Telecom
  • Healthcare
  • Retail and Consumer Goods
  • Government
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Nordics
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Southeast Asia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market valuation of enterprise firewall was worth USD 9.9 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 9.5% between 2023 and 2032.

The BFSI segment accounted for a market share of around 25% in 2022 as safeguarding sensitive customer data, financial records, and transaction details is essential for financial institutions, driving the adoption of firewall solutions.

North America accounted for a market share of around 39% in 2022 and is slated to register a significant growth through 2032, backed by the region's robust technology infrastructure that fosters innovations in firewall solutions.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., Cisco Systems, Inc., Forcepoint, Fortinet, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Juniper Networks, Inc., Palo Alto Networks, Inc., Sophos, and WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 20
  • Tables & Figures: 334
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