Exposing the Hidden Costs of Database Security Solutions

Exposing the Hidden Costs of Database Security Solutions

Featuring: Current Analysis – TCO Study

Available On Demand
Duration 60min
Kimberly Madia
WW Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Guardium and Optim Solutions
Kimberly Madia
Kimberly Madia is a worldwide product marketing manager for the InfoSphere Guardium and Optim solutions. She has been with IBM for over 10 years and earned an MBA in Marketing and Information Management at Carnegie Mellon University. During her career at IBM she has worked as a technical support representative and a business partner enablement manager. Currently she is focused on developing client solutions across software brands to support compliance, to improve business processes and to help organizations protect data.
Amy DeCarlo
Principal Analyst
Security and Data Center Services
Amy DeCarlo
Amy brings 17 years of IT industry experience to her position as Principal Analyst, Security and Data Center Services. Amy assesses the managed IT services sector, with an emphasis on security and data center solutions delivered through the cloud including on demand application, unified communications and collaboration, and managed storage offerings.

Amy previously helped launch Current Analysis' public sector IT solutions coverage. She has written numerous analytical reports identifying competitive opportunities and threats to system integrators and vendors pursuing the U.S. government business to help clients increase their contract win rate. Prior to that, Amy covered vendor-driven professional services solutions.

Amy has also served as a writer and editor at well-known industry publications includingtele.com, InformationWeek, InternetWeek, and Data Communications, as well as a technology industry analyst covering network and applications management at Enterprise Management Associates. Amy also was the editor of CMP’s InternetWeek site, as well as regular contributor to newsletters written for ShoreTel’s IP telephony and McAfee's security customers.

IT security professionals evaluating various database security solutions will see a slew of benefit statements and favorable pricing, all in an effort to influence a purchase decision toward a specific solution.  Nevertheless, by paying close attention to the features in six key capabilities, decision-makers can calculate the hidden cost of any such solution in three critical areas: Staff, Hardware, and Risk Mitigation.  Once these hidden costs are calculated, line-of-business and IT executives will see a wide disparity between database security offerings from which the solution with the largest organizational value and lowest total cost of ownership may be selected.

In this webinar, we will provide a framework to calculate the financial impact of any database security solution, and evaluate the attributes and features:

  • Tool monitoring and configuration management
  • Reporting capabilities
  • Solution administration and management
  • APIs and integration methods
  • Architecture
  • Alerts, policies, and audit reports

Attendees of this webinar will receive a complementary download of Exposing the Hidden Costs of Database Security Solutions.

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