Security vendors facing the big squeeze

Monday, 20 December 2004, 2:06 PM EST

Figures on the past quarter's enterprise security market show the extent to which security and networking are mixing, to the disadvantage of companies producing traditional standalone security devices.

Recent deals like the Symantec/Nortel co-operative agreement and 3Com's acquisition of TippingPoint have highlighted the increasing convergence of networking technologies and security, according to analyst firm Canalys.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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