Network Access Control (NAC) Market Size By Component (Software, Hardware, Services [Consulting, Integration and Maintenance, Managed Service]), By Deployment Model (On-premise, Cloud), By Organization Size (SMEs, Large Enterprises), By Application (IT & Telecom, BFSI, Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Government, Education), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

Published Date: Mar 2021  |  Report ID: GMI2755  |  Authors: Preeti Wadhwani, Smriti Loomba

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 250   |   Base Year: 2020

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Network Access Control (NAC) Market size exceeded USD 1.5 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 25% between 2021 and 2027. Increasing cyberthreat due to rising number of wireless devices accessing the enterprise network infrastructure is likely to drive the industry growth. The enterprises are emphasizing on protecting their network from external threats with NAC solutions that bring extra layer of security than traditional network firewalls. The growing demand for IoT devices that access the wireless network infrastructure is another factor fueling the market expansion. The proliferation of IoT devices is enabling enterprises to improve their network security through integration of advanced access control solutions.

Network Access Control (NAC) Market

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Network access control (NAC) is a security solution that applies the various network security policies and compliances on the enterprise network infrastructure to avoid unauthorized access. NAC helps the enterprises to enforce the network security policies and compliances to the enterprise network to protect them from external threats. Its solutions allow only trusted and authenticated endpoint devices and nodes to access various network resources of the enterprises.

The COVID-19 outbreak resulted in rise in the number of remote devices accessing the enterprise network infrastructure. The increase in work-from-home trends has enabled enterprises to deploy cybersecurity solutions to increase their network security during the pandemic. The recent COVID-19 pandemic impacted positively on the market demand of NAC solutions as the endpoint devices accessing the enterprises scaled up drastically.

Rising demand for virtual network security solutions in the UK is driving the software adoption

Global NAC Market

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In the UK network access control market, software segment is anticipated to generate above USD 250 million in 2027 on account of increasing adoption of virtual network security solutions across enterprises. Enterprises are shifting toward software-based network security solutions to manage enterprise network security risks. The rising emphasis on eliminating the physical network security appliances is supporting the market demand for advanced access control software with Zero Trust Network (ZTN) technology. The major NAC solution providers are integrating ZTN technology into their access control solutions.

In China, rising cloud adoption is supporting the market demand for cloud-based NAC solution

In China, the cloud deployment model is projected to witness around 30% CAGR from 2021 to 2027 due to the surging adoption of cloud-based software platforms across enterprises. The major enterprises are moving toward the cloud-based network infrastructure impelled by its various benefits such as scalability and reduced hardware maintenance cost. NAC vendors are focusing on extending their solutions on various cloud platforms such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.

SMEs are estimated to expand drastically in Germany NAC market

The SMEs segment in Germany is likely to observe significant growth rate through 2027 owing to rising digitalization across the SMEs. The SMEs are rapidly deploying various advanced networks and wireless technologies such as IoT, cloud, and AI. The increase in BYOD trends in SMEs is enabling them to shift toward advanced network security solutions beyond the traditional firewall. The increase in vulnerabilities in network infrastructure protected by firewalls is supporting the market demand for NAC solutions. 

In Canada, decent market demand for NAC solutions is expected across the IT & telecom sector

Canada NAC Market

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In Canada NAC market, the IT & telecom industry generated USD 43.16 million in 2020 driven by the early adoption of various network security technologies. The IT & telecom industry deploys various wireless endpoint devices, which regularly access the enterprise network infrastructure. The network resources in this industry environment must be protected from external and unauthorized access. This growing need to protect the enterprise network resources is fueling the adoption of NAC solutions and services across the IT & telecom sector.

North America will dominate the global network access control market

North America NAC Market

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North America captures majority of the market share with more than 40% in 2020 propelled by increase in the number of cyberattacks in the region. For instance, in October 2020, the U.S. government stated that Iranian hackers attacked the state election website to access the voter registration information and conduct voter intimidation campaign. These cyberthreats are enabling various government authorities to enforce stringent regulations regarding network security in the region.

Developing advanced access control solutions is the key market strategy adopted by the major players

Major companies operating in the NAC industry are emphasizing on the development of advanced NAC solutions and services by integrating ZTN to gain a competitive advantage over other market competitors. For instance, in March 2020, Portnox, a leading NAC solution provider, introduced Zero-Trust Remote Access-as-a-Service solution to increase network security across enterprise Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). This new solution helped the company to increase the remote access security for scaled-up remote users during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some of the market network access control market players are Auconet Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., CommScope Inc., CyberCyte, Extreme Networks Inc., Forescout Technologies Inc., Fortinet Inc., Genians Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE), InfoExpress, IS Decisions, Juniper Networks Inc., Macmon Secure GmbH, OPSWAT, Inc., Portnox (Access Layers Ltd.), Pulse Secure, Solarwinds Inc., Trustwave (Singtel), and Venustech Group Inc.

This market research report on network access control (NAC) includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2016 to 2027 for the following segments:

Market, By Component

  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Service
    • Consulting
    • Integration and Maintenance
    • Managed Service

Market, By Deployment Model

  • On-Premise
  • Cloud

Market, By Organization Size

  • SMEs
  • Large Enterprises

Market, By Application

  • IT & Telecom
  • BFSI
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Education
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

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


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Network access control market revenue was valued at more than USD 1.5 billion in 2020 and will expand at over 25% CAGR through 2027.
UK market revenue from the software segment is set to surpass USD 250 million by 2027 owing to rising demand from enterprises for virtual network security solutions.
Cloud deployment model in china will record a CAGR of nearly 30% by 2027 due to various benefits of cloud-based platforms like the minimized cost of hardware maintenance.
With rising adoption of numerous network security technologies, the IT & telecom industry will account for USD 43.16 million in 2020 in Canada network access control market.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Mar 2021
  • Pages: 250
  • Tables: 376
  • Charts / Figures: 28
  • Companies covered: 19
  • Countries covered: 22

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