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MSSPs: Disrupting the SD-WAN Market for Fun and Profit

When you review the different recommendations around SD-WAN requirements from analysts and other technology experts, security is often missing from the bill of requirements. Even though SD-WAN communications are encrypted and can support VPN services, that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to protecting critical data moving between different network devices, domains, and ecosystems. Without robust security integrated into SD-WAN services, customers who buy SD-WAN are also buying a mystery grab bag of unknown vulnerabilities. This is clearly unacceptable given today’s threat and business risk environments.

By Stephan Tallent May 11, 2018

Industry Trends

Trends Affecting Managed Security Service Providers

Given the very public explosion of ransomware, and an ever-growing list of other cyber threats, IT services providers are increasingly looking for ways to meet the insatiable demand for cybersecurity. In this article we will look at some of the trends and challenges facing the MSSP community. How has the cost and shortage of security talent empowered the MSS domain? There are two forces driving the growth of MSS - complexity and cost. The complexity of threats and regulations continues to grow, with no change in sight. On the cost side, there...

By Bill McGee May 25, 2017

Industry Trends

Service Provider Security in the Age of Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is Happening Now Digital Transformation is a subject on the minds of CEOs everywhere as they seek to improve business results and align more closely with the needs and the expectations of their customers. And why not? Businesses large and small are adopting digital practices that a recent McKinsey study shows delivers, on average, five times more revenue and eight times more profitability than peer companies. The appeal of improved revenues, greater profitability, and higher levels of customer engagement underpins a shift...

By Richard Orgias May 15, 2017

Industry Trends

The Critical Need for MSSPs

Congratulations, you built a company worth breaking into! Seriously – there are, right now, Criminal Enterprises that are executing deliberate and methodical plans of attack in order to breach your company and strip it of its most valuable assets. Cybercrime is a multi-billion dollar business, and cybercriminals capitalize on finding new ways to exploit increasingly complex network environments like yours. To stay ahead of detection technologies, cybercriminals are continually developing new techniques and resources to bypass security and...

By Steven Yurkunas April 25, 2017

Industry Trends

Managed Security Service Providers, Choosing the Right Security Vendor

Fortinet covers critical aspects of an MSSP’s business model like no other security manufacturer—offering the best in multi- tenancy, the most hardware flexibility, the highest performance through hardware acceleration, and the lowest total cost of ownership of any security vendor.

By Stephan Tallent March 01, 2017