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Infographic: The Forrester Total Economic Impact of IBM Security Guardium


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Forrester Research worked with IBM to analyze the total economic impact that IBM Security Guardium has on a number of its customers.

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Infographic: The Forrester Total Economic Impact of IBM Security Guardium

  1. 1. Guardium helps secure and protect organizations’ sensitive data across their entire environment. Guardium enabled the organizations meet compliance reporting and auditing requirements. Guardium provides improved visibility into sensitive data that the organizations did not have in their previous environments. IBM is a trusted leader in the data security and compliance space ROI Payback NPV 218% 7.4 months $1.8M More importantly, the TEI study quantified specific benefits, costs, and metrics that matter to customers: Net Present Value* THREE YEAR ANALYSIS $0 $1 $1 $2 $2 $3 $3 The Forrester Total Economic Impact™ of IBM® Security Guardium® Disclosures The reader should be aware of the following: • This document is an abridged version of a full case study: The Total Economic Impact Of IBM Security Guardium, September 2015. • To learn more, visit • The study was commissioned by IBM and delivered by the Forrester Consulting group. • Forrester makes no assumptions as to the potential return on investment that other organizations will receive. Please read the full case study for additional disclosures. TEI Methodology Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) is a methodology developed by Forrester Research that enhances a company’s technology decision-making processes and assists vendors in communicating the value proposition of their products and services to clients. The TEI methodology helps companies demonstrate, justify, and realize the tangible value of IT initiatives to both senior management and other key business stakeholders. The TEI methodology consists of four components to evaluate investment value: benefits, costs, risks, and flexibility. ( *Values of costs and benefits are representative of a composite organization constructed from aggregated feedback based on interviews with four Guardium customers. Challenges and objectives Forrester worked with IBM to analyze the total economic impact that Guardium has on a number of its customers, who shared that Guardium was selected because: Summary of benefits Through interviews and data aggregation, Forrester concluded that Guardium has the following financial impact: Guardium by the numbers Avoided cost of labor to develop alternative Reduced cost to recover from breach Improved process efficiency in meeting requirements Avoided cost of labor for ongoing support of alternative Reduced likelihood of regulatory fines Planning, implementation and professional services Cost and annual maintenance of Guardium Benefits $2.6M Costs $828K MILLIONS 20% Percent reduction in time spent on security and compliance requirements with IBM Security Guardium. 45% Reduced likelihood of breach with IBM Security Guardium 960 Man-hours avoided to develop in-house monitoring and auditing capabilities 3 FTEs hires avoided for ongoing support of in- house monitoring and auditing capabilities