The software as a service delivery model is poised for adoption across the security industry, with some hosted applications providers tabbing customers’ compliance efforts as an emerging driver of the trend…
Among those predicting growth of the SAAS model is Ben Fathi, corporate vice president of the Security Technology unit at Microsoft, in Redmond, Wash….
"I think it’s fair to say that the managed service model is the future of software in general, and this is true of security as well," Fathi said….
Fathi said he expects to see additional hosted support services added to Microsoft’s ISA firewall software, which promises to fight many types of Web-based threats…
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Thomas W Shinder, M.D.
MVP — ISA Firewalls