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A "Better Way to Buy" IBM Managed Security Services technology bundle

IBM United States Services Announcement 613-035
November 12, 2013


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IBM® introduces a "Better Way to Buy" Managed Security Services (MSS). IBM Managed Security Services technology bundle offers a single model for procuring security services and security technology, all for a predictable monthly fee. This allows you to take advantage of IBM's security management expertise and global threat intelligence capabilities with reduced cost and increased value.



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IBM Managed Security Services technology bundle offers a single model for procuring security services and security technology, all for a single predictable monthly fee.

With Managed Security Services from IBM , you receive far more than simple device management and troubleshooting. IBM provides real-time security monitoring and management that equates to customized protection.

In addition to setting the bar for the industry's service levels, IBM managed services are supported by the world-renowned IBM X-Force® research and development team. IBM security analysts are experts capable of understanding your specific environment in relation to emerging security issues and trends.

IBM Managed Security Services help establish a multilayered security architecture that significantly reduces risk and total cost of ownership. The technology bundle helps alleviate the need for large up-front capital expenditures by providing the security technology as part of the monthly services. This enables you to gain access to technology refreshes through use of OPEX budgets.



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November 12, 2013



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IBM Managed Security Services enable organizations to establish a robust, multilayered security architecture that significantly improves security posture while reducing the solution's overall total cost of ownership.

As an optional service component to select IBM security services, clients can add specified Check Point hardware for an additional monthly fee. The technology bundle enables an asset-bundling approach for MSS clients to meet market demands for speed to solution deployment, simplified packaging, and use of operational expenditure (OPEX) budgets instead of up-front capital expenditures.

The technology bundle is offered as an optional addition to select IBM Managed Security Services:

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For pricing information, contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner.

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