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The quest for total protection

The role of unified threat management (UTM) is evolving rapidly

6th March, 2016
Art Coughlan, cloud and enterprise lead at Microsoft Ireland

Traditionally, a basic UTM box was enough to protect businesses, combining a firewall and antivirus software. Users had little choice but to ‘patch up’ their failings with additional spending on individual point solutions. But today, UTM’s job is to bring all your point solutions together in one package, covering devices as well as laptops and PCs, and offering users real-time monitoring and customisable control.

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