One Brand of Firewall Is a Best Practice for Most Enterprises

Archived Published: 28 November 2012 ID: G00217262


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It is generally not more secure to use firewalls from multiple vendors to protect enterprise networks. Most enterprises should standardize on a single firewall platform to minimize self-inflicted configuration errors.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Two Firewall Platforms Are Not Better Than One
      • The Exception to the Rule
      • Next-Generation Firewalls
      • Moving to a Single Firewall Vendor
  • Recommended Reading
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