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Is It Really That Easy for MSPs to Consolidate to One Security Vendor?

Gartner predicted that in three years, “80% of enterprises will have adopted a strategy to unify web, cloud services and private application access from a single vendor’s security service edge (SSE) platform.” It seems like it wasn’t too long ago that the security industry was recommending multiple vendors to safeguard your business. Now the pendulum swings the other way. Fortunately, it’s a healthy sign for the cybersecurity industry. Quick sophistication has developed over the last couple of years, especially during the pandemic, as millions of advanced cyberattacks were identified, diagnosed, and defeated. Cyber intelligence is stronger. Therefore, it’s only natural that security vendors are offering more comprehensive solutions that will align with your business’s security goals. It’s up to you to decide the vendor.

How do you get started determining which ONE vendor will meet all your business needs for security? Fortunately, it’s not as daunting as it may seem. It takes close consideration of what is important to your business now and into the future. You want to evaluate which vendor aligns with your goals. You want a security vendor that grows as you will after all, or even takes your business to a level you aim to achieve. We recommend considering the following three vendor characteristics as you evaluate. Read more!

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