Global content security gateway appliance and software revenue totaled $856 million in the third quarter of this year, according to market research firm, Infonetics. Unchanged from last quarter, 65 percent of the content security gateway revenue was from appliances, and the remaining 35 percent came from software.
Sales of network advanced threat protection (ATP) solutions, which is part of the content security segment reached $194 million worldwide during the quarter. The ATP segment shot up 53 percent from the same period a year ago due to the rise in malware attacks. Infonetics forecasts the global network ATP market to reach $1.3 billion in 2019.