Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) is a new type of a next-generation firewall. It does not merely hide physical firewall appliances behind a “cloud duct tape”, but truly eliminates the appliance form factor, making firewall services available everywhere and patch-free. In essence, the entire organization is connected to a single, logical global firewall with a unified application-aware security policy. Gartner has highlighted FWaaS as an emerging infrastructure protection technology with a high impact benefit rating.
This eBook will give you informational insight over:
- the pros and cons of replacing existing firewall/UTM appliance with another vendor's appliance,
- replacing your existing firewall/UTM appliance with a Firewall as a Service solution (FWaaS),
- and a concise table comparing items to consider if you choose to stick with a firewall/UTM appliance or switch to FWaaS.