Most security organizations are used to appliances being the workhorse for their protection needs. Indeed, the major security vendors today tend to have huge appliance businesses, including the old titans (e.g., Symantec and McAfee) and the new titans (e.g., Palo Alto and FireEye). As crucial as security appliances are today, they are eventually going to die out, as the technology landscape continues to evolve. They’ll continue to get less effective, pushing detection to the machines that need protection. The death of the security appliance is inevitable, and here are the nine reasons why.