All-in-one security devices face challenges

Thursday, 10 August 2006, 4:57 PM EST

The multipurpose security appliances that consolidate firewall/VPN, content filtering, intrusion prevention and more into a single box are winning favor as easy-to-manage devices. But the open secret about these unified threat management (UTM) appliances is that they take a bite out of bandwidth as they inspect content.

It's not uncommon for UTM products on the market today to suffer as much as a 50% loss in performance as the full panoply of security services is put to use.

At Network World.

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