The security market might not have stayed immune from thedownturn but compared to other sectors has shown much greater resilience.
The latest to report financial numbers that give an insightinto the state of the market is Clearswift with the email and web securityappliance specialist.
The non-listed company is not required to put out detailed numbersbut stated that billings for its appliances were up 50% in the first quartercompared to the same period last year.
The vendor said that the UK,along with Central Europe and the Asia Pacificwere strong markets.
“Appliance sales are up, renewals with existing customershave exceeded targets and there is an increasing trend of securing businessthrough multi-year agreements, signaling strengthened commitment from ourcustomers,” said Clearswift chief executive Richard Turner.