How to Buy a UTM Appliance

By Herman Mehling | Posted June 06, 2011

Protecting your small business network and data is crucial to staying in business, but the array of security options can easily overwhelm small business owner – especially if they're not technologically inclined. Basically, when it comes to data security, a layered approach is best. One of the easiest ways to incorporate network security is with a UTM (unified threat management) appliance.

This article from eSecurityPlanet takes a look at five of the highest-rated UTM appliances for small business.


For SMBs, with limited or no internal IT staff and modest budgets, the best solution to their network security needs is a unified threat management (UTM) security appliance. Why? Because these devices are very affordable, offer excellent protection, and require little or no technical expertise to install or maintain.

Read the complete article: Small Business UTM Buyer's Guide

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