A Leading Security Software Vendor in APAC in 2023

Sangfor Technologies, a global leader in cybersecurity and cloud computing solutions, is proud to announce its ranking among the five (5) largest security software* vendors by revenue in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, which includes “Mature Asia/Pacific,” “Greater China,” and “Emerging Asia/Pacific.”** This commendable position is based on our analysis of the latest revenue data from Gartner® Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2023¹, which tracks market shares of global software vendors across various markets and regions.

Additionally, Sangfor has achieved market leadership positions within the APAC region, including the largest (1st) security software market share in Indonesia and the second (2nd) largest in Thailand.

Highest Positions in Security Software Sub-Segments

Sangfor’s strength is particularly evident in the Secure Web Gateway (SWG) and Other Security Software sub-segments, where it ranks second (2nd) and first (1st) by market share in APAC, respectively. Notably, Sangfor holds the largest (1st) market share for both sub-segments in Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Thailand.

For the SWG category, Sangfor IAG manages and optimizes internet access with advanced web filtering, application control, data loss prevention, and bandwidth management capabilities. This ensures efficient and secure internet usage, enhancing compliance and data protection across the organization.

“Other Security Software” includes security software not categorized in the detailed listing. In Sangfor’s case, this category includes Cyber Command, which features advanced AI-driven network threat detection and response capabilities, and Access Secure, a cutting-edge SASE solution for secure hybrid work, wide-area networking, threat prevention, and cross-border traffic acceleration.

Moreover, Sangfor Endpoint Secure distinguishes the company in the Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) sub-segment. Sangfor ranks third (3rd) by market share in Indonesia and fourth (4th) in Hong Kong, offering robust protection for endpoint devices, including the ability to kill ransomware in as little as 3 seconds and recover encrypted files.

Strength Beyond Security

The company’s prowess extends beyond security software, ranking as the second (2nd) largest provider of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) and the third (3rd) largest for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) by revenue in the APAC region.***

Sangfor aStor is a high-performance, unified storage solution that leverages software-defined technology to consolidate various storage resources. This platform supports the flexible allocation of storage resources to meet specific service needs, enhancing data reliability and performance while simplifying management.

In the VDI market, Sangfor aDesk provides secure and efficient virtual desktop services that support a range of scenarios, including secure office, work from anywhere, call centers, computer labs, and hospitals, promoting enhanced productivity and flexibility.

*The Security Software market includes all security software sub-segments in the Gartner Market Share report.

**The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is a combination of the “Mature Asia/Pacific,” “Greater China,” and “Emerging Asia/Pacific” regions in the Gartner Market Share report.

***Takes into consideration that Broadcom and VMware are one entity post-acquisition.

Summary of Sangfor’s Rankings

Security Software Market:

  • 5th largest market share in APAC
  • (1st) largest market share in Indonesia
  • 2nd largest market share in Thailand

Secure Web Gateway Sub-Segment:

  • 2nd largest market share in APAC
  • (1st) largest market share in Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Thailand

Other Security Software Sub-Segment:

  • (1st) largest market share in APAC
  • (1st) largest market share in Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Thailand

Endpoint Protection Platform Sub-Segment:

  • 3rd largest market share in Indonesia
  • 4th largest market share in Hong Kong

Software-Defined Storage Sub-Segment:

  • 2nd largest market share in APAC

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Sub-Segment:

  • 3rd largest market share in APAC

Sangfor’s commitment to innovation and excellence in cybersecurity and cloud computing continues to drive its success in a highly competitive market. We believe the market share rankings in the Gartner report underscore Sangfor’s dedication to providing superior technology solutions that meet the evolving needs of businesses across the APAC region and beyond.

For more information about our products, explore the Sangfor website or contact us with your inquiries.



1. Gartner Inc., Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2023, By Varsha Mehta et al., Published April 22, 2024


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