Unified threat management

Comprehensive security management for preemptive threat protection

Every day cyber attacks are growing more sophisticated. At the same time, increased complexity leaves software more vulnerable than ever. You’ve invested in unified threat management (UTM) solutions to help safeguard your data, but how do you manage your UTM appliances efficiently and cost effectively?

Streamline the management of your UTM appliances with IBM’s unified threat management services. We offer around-the-clock monitoring and support for UTM appliances from a variety of vendors, as well as change management and policy design services to provide preemptive protection for your systems and data. With unified threat management you can protect your assets, improve your security posture, and meet regulatory and audit requirements.

Unified threat management features

Our certified security professionals can help you protect your IT assets, improve your security posture, and better manage regulatory and audit requirements. Our unified threat management services offer:

  • Enhanced network protection

    Manage intrusion prevention systems and firewalls that block threats and intruders

  • Around-the-clock monitoring

    Identify and respond to security incidents before they escalate

  • Vendor-neutral approach

    Optimize the value of your existing security investments

  • Content security

    Ensure the safety of your data by managing web filtering, anti-spam, and antivirus capabilities

  • Simplified pricing model

    Pay based on activities selected, regardless of bandwidth and technology upgrades

  • Single-view portal

    Get security expertise and analysis from the IBM Virtual Security Operations Center

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Why IBM?

Unified threat management 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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