financial RJ 0810Raymond James Financial found itself needing to upgrade its network to better protect the integrity of transactions with customers, as well as its internal activities. The financial services holding company needed a solution that could better monitor its internal configurations against in-house and a number of regulatory requirements. Knowing that firewall policies have a tendency to become "swiss cheese" over time, and driven by the need for accuracy, reporting and cost, its IT team began assessing products and services from all of the major players in the space. It found a winner that could maintain overall diligence.