Gartner Research

What You Should Expect From Unified Threat Management Solutions

Published: 11 September 2013

ID: G00255107

Analyst(s): Jeremy D'Hoinne


UTM is a continuously developing concept, and vendors are inventing definitions to suit their interests. Security buyers must understand myths, facts and benefits before deciding on an investment.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Technology Description
    • UTM's Main Feature Set
    • Underlying Characteristics of UTM Technology
  • Technology Definition
  • Uses
    • SMBs
    • Branch Offices
    • Large Enterprises
  • Benefits and Risks
  • Technology Alternatives
  • Selection Guidelines
  • Price/Performance
  • Technology Providers

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