Intrusion Protection Systems get hot
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Pax Dickinson   
Intrusion Detection Taxed with providing an ever-expanding range of complex security functions, IPS vendors are rising to the challenge, transforming their wares to go beyond simply identifying and stopping attacks based on updated threat profiles.

The IPS market is undergoing significant changes as demand for security services grows, said Jim Slaby, network security analyst at Yankee Group. “You see companies integrating IPSes, as well as pushing them to the edge of the network and also back to the center,? Slaby said.

Worldwide revenue for network-based in-line IPSes last year was approximately $128 million, according to a recent report by Infonetics, a research company. The report estimates a market growth rate of approximately 39 percent between 2004 and 2008.

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