Examining the Future of Firewalls
Microsoft recently announced that their focus for the foreseeable future will be "cloud first, mobile first." Google has been about the cloud since its inception. Most IT industry experts agree - some reluctantly - that the continued cloudification of computing is inevitable. Where does that leave the lowly firewall?
We know what Microsoft thinks. They unceremoniously dumped TMG like an unwanted lover - but then their firewall product was never Microsoft's core business. This article looks at the future of the firewall from the point of view of a company that has made its name and living off hte technology: Check Point.