If you’re looking at throughput as a measure of performance, you’re missing the mark.
Unified threat management solutions run layers of services that inspect all traffic to guard your network against blended threats. So if you’re just looking at throughput as a measure of performance, you’re thinking about performance all wrong. You need to see how modern security appliances perform while running with a full load.
Essentially, throughput alone just doesn’t cut it anymore. You need security appliances that offer blended services for blended threats, and you need them to run fully loaded without choking your network and your business performance.