Hypervisors & Secure Operating Systems: Safety, Security and Virtualization Converge in the IoT
|発行||VDC Research Group, Inc.||商品コード||353964|
|出版日||ページ情報||英文 26 Pages; 10 Exhibits
|ハイパーバイザーおよびセキュアオペレーティングシステム：IoTにおけるセーフティ・セキュリティ・仮想化コンバージェンス Hypervisors & Secure Operating Systems: Safety, Security and Virtualization Converge in the IoT|
|出版日: 2016年01月31日||ページ情報: 英文 26 Pages; 10 Exhibits||
Safety has long been a top priority for many embedded operating system vendors. Much of the world's most important infrastructure, machinery, and vehicles have been built with certified-safe software at their cores. The drive towards the IoT and connectivity-based business models is bringing the security of these (often life-critical) systems to the forefront of customer, vendor, and regulatory attention in a dramatic fashion. Embedded hypervisors present a compelling solution for increasing system security through partitioning and virtualization. This report analyzes and quantifies trends in the market for hypervisors & secure operating systems, providing data-driven guidance for organizations across the embedded ecosystem.
This research program is written for those making critical business decisions regarding product, market, channel, and competitive strategy and tactics. This report is intended for senior decision-makers who are developing embedded technology, including those in the following roles:
VDC expects revenues for hypervisors and secure operating systems to see substantial growth through the year 2019. While the majority of OEMs recognize the growing need for secure solutions - especially in the safety-critical automotive, industrial, and medical markets - regulators have been largely content to allow the IoT market to develop unhindered thus far. Consequently, the awareness and adoption of security solutions has been somewhat muted. We expect to see strong growth in the hypervisor and secure OS market as IoT automotive and gateway solutions mature and a new wave of increasingly-connected, life-critical devices begins to be deployed, used, and hacked.
As noted previously, embedded engineers have adopted virtualization solutions at a quick pace from the 2008-2015 timeframe. Much of this awareness is undoubtedly due to the prevalence of virtualization in the enterprise/IT world. Despite growing adoption, engineers are uncertain of the future applicability of the technology in the embedded realm.
In 2015 19.6% of engineers were working on an embedded project that required virtualization software. Only 17.5% of the same engineers expect virtualization to be a required part of the software stack for a similar project in three years. At the same time, the percent of engineers who responded "Don't know" for the current project more than doubles from 5.1% on the current project to 10.6% for the future project. We observe a general trend of high uncertainty among embedded engineers regarding changes to the software stack in three years. There is an expectation among many embedded developers that an increasing number of future projects will require cloud agents and that fewer projects will require file systems but there is little agreement on changes across other parts of the embedded software stack, as the magnitudes of expected change do not indicate a strong consensus in either direction.