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Analyze Secure Web Gateway Pricing Models to Negotiate a Favorable Contract

Published: 07 February 2012

ID: G00226205

Analyst(s): Lawrence Orans , Peter Firstbrook


Secure Web gateway pricing is changing rapidly due to increased competition, additional features and new delivery models. Analyzing SWG pricing models to approximate an apples-to-apples comparison is critical to negotiating a favorable contract.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Overview of On-Premises Pricing Models
    • Option No. 1: On Premises — Per-User Per-Year Subscription (URL Filtering)
    • Option No. 2: On Premises — Perpetual Software License (URL Filtering)
    • Option No. 3: Cloud — Per User per Year
    • Option No. 4: Hybrid
  • Future Direction of SWG Pricing Models
  • Overall Cost Estimates
    • On Premises — Per User per Year
    • On Premises — Perpetual License
    • Cloud Services

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