Security concerns boost test gear demand

One key driver for the LAN/WAN test equipment market is security testing, which has contributed to the high growth rates the security test equipment market has recently witnessed, according to Frost & Sullivan.


The need for secured networks that are shielded from hackers and protected from virus attacks, as well as other potential losses has contributed significantly to the growth of the market. This driver is expected to further increase its impact on the market during the forecast period.


Vendors, however, continue to face the challenge of educating end-users in the LAN/WAN test equipment market as new technologies emerge at a regular pace while the availability of engineers remains limited.