Leading Analyst Firm Declares Infoblox Market-Share Leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management
Infoblox market share at 50 percent in 2013 for DNS, DHCP, and IP address management solutions, with Infoblox the only major vendor to increase market share since 2011
IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice, found that Infoblox market share in DDI jumped to 50 percent in 2013 from 40 percent in 2011. The other three major vendors—those with DDI revenues greater than $10 million—all declined in market share from 2011 to 2013.
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“In organizations with tens of thousands of IP addresses, the need for a system to control and track changes and centralize record keeping is a primary reason for investing in DDI solutions,” says the IDC report, written by Nolan Greene, research analyst for network infrastructure, and Petr Jirovsky, senior research analyst for enterprise communications infrastructure. “The DDI alternatives for small to midsize enterprises, however, are spreadsheets or perhaps open source, BIND-based software, or delivered as part of the Microsoft OS such as Microsoft Server 2012 . . . As DDI becomes more complex, ad hoc approaches like these likely will not be sufficient to meet the security, management, and control challenges facing IT.
“The increased recognition of the disruption of DNS attacks and the ability to manage the interconnected elements of DNS, DHCP, and IPAM from a single platform, along with the incremental shift from IPv4 to IPv6, has led to the market's steady growth,” the report continues. “The factors driving enterprise-grade DDI adoption will continue to influence growth in the worldwide DDI market for the foreseeable future.”
“We are very pleased that IDC has confirmed the leadership position of Infoblox in the DDI market,” said Scott Fulton, executive vice president of Products. “What’s more, our gain in market share clearly demonstrates that customers value the reliability, security, and automation of Infoblox products.”
Infoblox delivers network control solutions, the fundamental technology that connects end users, devices, and networks. These solutions enable approximately 7,100 enterprises and service providers to transform, secure, and scale complex networks. Infoblox helps take the burden of complex network control out of human hands, reduce costs, and increase security, accuracy, and uptime. Infoblox (www.infoblox.com) is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has operations in 25 countries.
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