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Choosing a Solution for Web Filtering: Software, Appliance, Managed Service?
There are three types of web security solutions: software-based, appliance-based, and managed services. Each needs to be evaluated against several key buying

criteria for priortiizing street department work  the following key buying criteria: Accuracy of threat protection Ease of installation and use Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Software and appliance-based solutions have significant weaknesses which undermine their suitability as a cost-effective option for business. For instance, TCO is significantly higher than initial purchase price and installation/maintenance will require substantial, ongoing commitment of in-house resources. Managed services, on the other hand, offer valuable benefits: lower TCO,

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