Data center and mobile DDoS prevention market is expected to reach $563 million by 2018, said Infonetics Research.
The DDoS prevention appliance market size in 2013 rose 26 percent to $348 million.
In Q1 2014, DDoS prevention appliance market revenue was $91.5 million, growing flat sequentially, said Infonetics.
Arbor Networks is leading the DDoS mitigation space.
“Buyers need protection from a new wave of sophisticated application layer attacks and massive amplification attacks, and we’re seeing renewed focus on DDoS mitigation from a wide range of established data center and security players like Check Point, Fortinet, Juniper, F5, and Huawei,” said Jeff Wilson, principal analyst for security at Infonetics Research.
North America was the largest DDoS prevention appliance revenue market, followed by EMEA, Asia Pacific, and the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA).
Recently, F5 picked up cloud provider Defense.net. The report noted that ADC vendor A10 launched a new line of DDoS mitigation appliances.
Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are pervasive trends in network and telecom infrastructure, and they will eventually touch all areas of security, including DDoS mitigation.