The trade-offs of unified threat management

The trade-offs of unified threat management

Date: Oct 25, 2009

It certainly is less expensive to call up your unified threat management (UTM)  firewall vendor and add an IPS or AV subscription rather than buy an IPS or an AV box. Yes, unified threat management products provide simplified management from a single point, but there is one particular UTM trade-off that you may not be aware of. Opus One's Joel Snyder explains the drawback.

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