The FactPoint Group: 12 Ways Unified Threat Management Firewalls Are Driving Security Consolidation

Date Added: Jul 2009
Format: PDF

Just as virtualization has boosted server consolidation in data centers, so too are technology changes spurring consolidation of single-application security appliances on corporate networks Instead of one appliance per application, security consolidation aggregates multiple interconnected security applications on a single piece of hardware. This super-appliance goes by the name of Unified Threat Management or UTM. The point security appliance, once the paradigm for enterprise security with ease, has gone from being part of a solution to becoming part of the problem.