Malicious intent and the resultant loss of confidential data can lead to huge financial losses and legal liabilities.The goal of UTM is to provide a set of different security features in a single solution and managed at one place. The main advantage of UTM is its simple installation and the ability to update all security functions. A UTM application will usually include functions such as: antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, network firewalling, content filtering etc. This technology delivers comprehensive protection and simplifies security management, without slowing your network. Long term cost for UTM is much less than buying individual software. It dramatically reduces scalability issues.
UTM allows an admin to supervise and manage a large variety of security related applications through a single console.