DIY vs. SOCaaS: Frost & Sullivan Compares Features

January 3, 2019 Arctic Wolf Networks

Large enterprises with large security teams have the luxury of bolstering their cybersecurity defenses with full-scale security operations centers (SOCs) that are the foundation of modern security. Small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) also need access to SOC solutions in the face of today’s threats, but knowing whether to build their own SOC or leverage SOC capabilities from a service provider (SOCaaS) is a key decision.

As part of its report, “SOC-as-a-Service vs. DIY SOC: The Business Case for AWN CyberSOC Is Compelling,” analyst firm Frost & Sullivan compared features and attributes between Arctic Wolf’s SOC-as-a-service (SOCaaS) offering, the AWN CyberSOC™ service, and what it takes for organizations to build, deploy, and maintain an in-house security operations center, the DIY approach. The results are as follows:

Much of Frost & Sullivan’s report entails exploring the cost dynamics and variables that go into an organization’s decision making when determing the best approach to leverage a security operations center. The “build vs. buy” dilemma is a frequent one businesses face, and the report spells out what companies of different sizes—from SMBs to large enterprises—should expect over a three-year time period.  To access the full report, click on the banner below!

 

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