Goodbye NAC, Hello EVAS
While NAC (Network Access Contro) was a niche technology, a combination of mobile computing, cloud computing, the “Internet of everything,” and security requirements will drive EVAS (Endpoint Visibility, Access, And Security) into the mainstream. ESG believes the EVAS market will grow beyond $700 million in revenue by 2017. The EVAS market is dominated by Bradford Networks, Cisco, Forescout, and Juniper today but with EVAS growth and critical role, other networking, MDM, and security vendors are jumping into the EVAS pool.
NAC was a great concept with flawed execution and market timing. EVAS vendors learned from this experience. Given new requirements and technology innovation, EVAS appears to be in the right place at the right time.
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