GLG Network Survey Tracker: Cybersecurity III

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GLG interviewed 85 cybersecurity resellers of Palo Alto, Fortinet, Symantec, Z-Scaler or Juniper across Europe, US, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE. This is the third survey to follow the first one conducted in March 2021 and second one in October 2021.

What will you learn from this survey?

  • These respondents commented on the current market demand and future outlook for 2022 and provided a competitive assessment of the cybersecurity providers (including endpoint, identity and access management and network security solutions).
  • The survey also gathered insights into the current challenges the enterprises are facing due to COVID-19 and 100% remote work.
  • Lastly, the respondents provided insight into customers key evaluation criteria when selecting a security solutions provider.

Examples of findings:

  • Over 70% of respondents continue to say COVID-19 has had a significant positive impact on the cybersecurity market, driven primarily by the continued prevalence of remote working.
  • Almost eight in ten believe security budgets will grow by more than 5% in 2022, and two-thirds believe organisations will move towards outsourced managed security services.
  • When asked what key challenges and factors will be driving the cybersecurity market in 2022, 80% selected “increase in cybersecurity threats”, followed by “increase in business priority for cybersecurity” (69%).


The GLG Surveys team drafted the questionnaire with the support of GLG Network Member, William Floyd, current CIO/CTO at Maxxsure, LLC.

The standard deliverable includes: 

  • 1 x Individual responses (“raw data”) in Excel.
  • 1 x PPT report with aggregated data.
  • Executive summary with key takeaways and highlights from the raw data.


  • How have the sales generated from the following security solutions provider(s) been in 2021 compared to 2020?
  • In your view, how will the sales generated from the following security solutions provider(s) be in 2022 compared to 2021?
  • What do customers evaluate when choosing a security solutions provider?
  • Please rank the top security solutions providers in terms of efficacy.
  • Please rank the top security solutions providers in terms of troubleshooting services.
  • Which of the following security categories were most in demand in 2021?
  • On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend the following security solutions providers to others?
  • In your view, how will the sales generated from the following security solutions provider(s) be in 2022 compared to 2021?

This survey is available to subscribers of the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) sector (Limited subscriptions and above). This offer includes the raw data file and a high-level presentation through PowerPoint. Please contact your GLG representative for details on your firm’s access.

Request other available and upcoming Network Surveys within the sector:

  • Telecom Industry ​ 
    • 50 senior executives working at telecom companies in UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain commented about the competition in the space, consumer shifts compared to pre COVID-19, fibre roll-out, 5G, towers divestiture and regulations.
    • Questionnaire was drafted by Thomas Engelbertz, former CEO Internet of Things (IoT) –Consumer at Vodafone.
  • GLG Tracker: Satellite Industry II  ​ 
    • Second survey to follow the first one conducted in July 2021. 40 senior executives within the satellite industry discussed topics such as market demand across sectors and geographies. The survey also explored LEOs (low-earth orbit satellites) and how that is expected to impact satellite service providers.
    • Questionnaire was drafted by William Germain, former Director of M&A at Inmarsat.


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