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This article is part of the February 2007 issue of Tips for navigating the maze of global security regulations
All-in-one security suites offer an array of advantages versus best-of-breed. As a security professional, you want the best. All else being equal, why wouldn't you want the leading antivirus protection, perimeter firewall and antispam filtering? Your computer and network resources deserve nothing less and it will help you sleep better. The problem is that all else is not equal. For some companies, a suite of security products from a single vendor is a home run and offers many advantages over implementing separate, best-of-breed products from different vendors. One of the biggest factors in favor of unified threat management (UTM), or an all-in-one security suite, is money. We have limited budgets with which to secure and defend network resources. Purchasing a suite from a single supplier is typically cheaper than buying individual products by a substantial margin. Some vendors even include functionality such as antispam or antispyware at no additional cost, making the purchase of a separate solution seem frivolous. The economy of scale and the ability to ... Access >>>
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