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Businesses are opting to work with large IT suppliers that can meet a range of business needs in preference to niche security suppliers. Research by Computer Weekly and TechTarget shows that Cisco and Microsoft are the most popular suppliers for security technology, even though neither is a dedicated security supplier. The survey of 250 IT security professionals in the UK and Europe, shows that most dedicated general security suppliers, such as Check Point and RSA fall in the mid-range of popularity, with fewer companies opting for specialist niche supplies.
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