Managed protection services

Protect your networks, servers, and desktops from Internet threats

Cyber threats are constantly challenging the security of your networks, servers, and desktops. As IT infrastructures become more complex and heterogeneous, protecting corporate data grows more challenging—do you have the resources to keep up?

Proactively address threats to your network and data before they impact your business with IBM’s managed protection services. Our services offer around-the-clock monitoring, management, and incident escalation using advanced security tools and technologies to protect your networks, servers, and desktops before damage can occur. With IBM’s managed protection services, you can improve your security posture and gain peace of mind.

Managed protection services features

Our solution offers comprehensive protection from threats to your network, servers, and desktops. Managed protection services provide management, monitoring, and escalation for enterprise networks running IBM’s firewall, intrusion prevention, antivirus, anti-spam, content security, and VPN offerings. Features include:

  • 24x7 protection

    Leverage the expertise of our infrastructure security professionals at our globally networked security operations centers

  • Regulatory compliance management

    Develop custom policies tailored to your business that adhere to government regulations and industry standards

  • Single-view portal

    Get correlated data through the IBM Virtual Security Operations Center for advanced analytics

  • Security intelligence

    Better understand threats with advanced analysis and correlation, artificial intelligence, and industry-leading security expertise

  • Lower total cost of ownership

    Reduce costs and complexity related to security staffing, training, maintenance, and infrastructure

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Why IBM?

Managed protection services are part of IBM's managed security services suite that enable end-to-end security monitoring and management, better visibility, and increased efficiency while supporting multiple technologies, vendors, and devices. Our competitive pricing and delivery model are standardized across core services, offering increased flexibility based on service-level agreements to help you gain significant cost savings and facilitating a cumulative improvement in your security posture. We can help optimize your return on investment and offer highly customized services that are tailored to the needs of your enterprise.


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    Michael Montecillo

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    Global Technology Services

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