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.