Empowering the MSSP - Part 1: Real World Customer Needs

An increasing number of companies plan to spend more of their budget with Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) in the coming years. According to Frost & Sullivan, overall Managed Security Services (MSS) market is expected to grow from $9B in 2013 to $15B by 2016. The significant MSSP growth numbers show a clear trend, and there's a growing consensus that outsourcing security is a viable option for small, medium and large enterprises.

This paper presents SOHO, SMB and Enterprise Security drivers and needs to which MSSP should provide an answer in both the depth and range of their MSS and their delivery modes.