No ROI For PSIM

By John Honovich, Published Nov 29, 2012, 07:00pm EST (Info+)

PSIM is not a bad thing. It just has no ROI. Now, that is not unique as many security solutions offer fuzzy value, at best, but it does shape how PSIM is sold and adopted. In this note, we examine the benefits and limitations of PSIM impacted by the non existent ROI.

Unfortunately, PSIM vendors generally are delusional:

"** **** ******* *** ***** ** point *** ******, *** ********* *** realized ** *** ************** ** **** software ******* ********* ************ *** ** enough ** *** *** *-***** ** sign *** ** *** ********."

*** *** ***** * ******, *** PSIM ****** ** *********** ********** *** *** ******* ****(******** ** ***).

No ***

*** ******* ** **** *** *** certainly ** '*********' ***.

***, ** ****** ** **********, ******* that *** ****** ** *******/****/******* ********* clearly ******* *** ****** ** ***** (see ****** ********).

***** **** ******* *** '*****', ** is ********* **** **** *** ***** of **** ** ******* **** *** cost.

**** *** **** ** *** ******** of ****, ** *** ******* ******** operations *** ***** ** ******** *** it **** *** ** ******** **** clearly ******** ******** *** ************ *******:

  • ** ** ****** ******** **** * PSIM **** ****** ******** **** ** it ***** ***** ******** **** *********.
  • ** **** *** ******* ** ********* other *********. ******, ** ** *** opposite, ** *** ********* ***** ** add **** ********* *** ******** *** PSIM ** ******** ** ********** **** that ** ******* ** *****.
  • ** **** *** ***** ******* ****** or ******* ** ********. **** *** remains **** *** ********* ********* ** analytics ******* **** **** ******* ** for ******.

***** **** ** *** ******** ******** nor ********* *** ******** ******, ** is ********** *********** ** ******* ** a ****, ********* *****.

**** ***** ** ** * ***** expense **** ****** ** ******** ********** has ********** ********, ********** ***** ** quite ********* (**** **************).

Benefits ** *****

*******, **** **** ***** ******** ** some ******** *****. ** ** **** that **** **** ** ** '****' benefits. *** ****** **** **** * very********** **** ** **** ****** ********. **** *******:

  • ********* ******* ************ ******** **** *** *** *** from *** **** *********. ***** **** is * ***** *******, *** **** is **** *****? *** ***** ********* 'get **' **** ********* **** *** app ** *** **** *** * PSIM ** ******. ** ** * dollars ****** ** $***,*** ******? **** is **** ** *******.
  • ****** *** ******** *********** ** * single ************ ** ****** ** ************* ******* but **** **** ******* *********** **** this ** ********* *** *** ***** percentage ** ***** **** "******* *** ******* ******* **** **** to ******* ********* ** ****** *****." What ** ** *****? **'* ****** but *** *** *** ******* **** it ** * ******* ******?
  • ********** ********** ********** ******** ********* ********** **** the ****. ***** **** *** ******** things, ****** ** ************ *** * history ** ********** *** ******* ******, justifying ************ ***** ** **** ** hard.
  • ******** ******** ********* **** ******** *********. **** ** ******* ** *** migration ***** ***** *** ******* **** the **** ******. ************, *** ********** of ********* **** **** ******* ** is ***.
  • ******* ******** *****: **** ******* ******* ******* ** learning *** ** *** ** ****** control ********** *********, *** *********, ***., one *** **** ***** *** **** interface. *******, *** ******* *** *** going ** ** **** ***********, ********** compared ** ****'* **** ***** ***. Plus, ***** ***** ***** ********* *** a **** *********, **** **** ** be ********** *** **** ***** ******* the *** ** *** ********* ********** for **** **********.
  • *********** ********** ************: ***** **** ******* **** ***** how **** *** ******* **********, **** alerting ** ****** ********, **** ** these ****** *** *** ****** **** by ********, *** ***** **** ******* in *****.

********* ******** ** *****, ********** *** really *** ************* **** *** ********* large *******, ********* ******** *********, ******** response ** ***** ***** ******* **** time **********, ***. *** **** *** them, *** *** **** ** *****. However, *** ***** ********* ** ******** in **** ************* ***** *** ***** the **** **** ***** ***.

Postscript: **** *******

*** *** * ***** ******* **** of ******* *******'* **** ******. ***'* ***** **** ****:

  • "******* ********* ********** ** *** ******** inhibitor ** ****** ******." **** ** the *******, "**, ***'** *********, ******** else ** **** ******* **" ******. Contrast **** ** ************* ****** **********, **** ****** ************ ********** *********, just ****** *************** **** *** ***** proposition.
  • "********* **** *** ********** ** ****" Many *** ******** ***** ** ** megapixel *** ***** *** ***** ** clear, *** ****** ** ******.
  • "***** ** *** ******** ** *** market." ****'* ******* ****** ** *************, profits *** ****** *** ********.
  • "**** ******* ** *****" **********, ** is *** ********. ***** *** ****** of ****** **** ********* ****** *** world, *** **** ***** ******** *********** businesses **** **** ************ (*.*., * local ********** ************ **** *** ***** company *** ****** *********** ** * few ******** ******* *** **** **** package ** *** ******). *** ******* is *** ******* **, **'* ******* up ** *** **** ******, ***** no **** ******** *** ***** ********.

**** *** ******* **** ******** **** - ******** ***** ** ******** ****. While **** *** **** ****** *** a **** ****, *** ***** ******* very *******. ** **** ** ** truly ** **********, ** **** **** to **** ** ************ ***** ******, which ***** ****** *** *****'* **** of **** ******* *********.

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