Verifone selects Thales to protect card holder dat... » San Francisco, CA and Plantation: Thales has announce that Verifone now uses Thales nShield hardware... Lancope launches ProxyWatch Solution » LONDON: Lancope, Inc. has unveiled its new ProxyWatch™ solution for enhanced security context at RSA... How ancient footprints can help us understand mode... » Bournemouth University’s newest research Institute – the Institute for Studies in Landscape and Huma... Women’s empowerment key to end sexual violence in ... »     UN Photo/Christopher Herwig As the great moral issue of our time, sexual violence in conflict... Nigeriaghanistan: A nation's backward march to neo... » ....The Mai Kunu-Ngbati Alliance From 1817 Till The Present And The Scramble for Nigeria Under Ba... Director pleads guilty for using fake security gua... » Johnny Okeoma, a Director of Tripleway Ltd, pleaded guilty at Barkingside Magistrates Court on 19 Ma... UN envoy blasts terrorist attack on Ministry in So... » A street scene in Mogadishu, the Somali capital. Photo: AU-UN IST/Stuart Price Vigilance can report... Demand for Vegan Trademark at unprecedented high » The Vegan Society proudly showcases its biggest ever presence at the Natural & Organic Products ... Becrypt signs new SME partnership with Atos UK » London, UK:  Becrypt has entered into a partnership with Atos UK as part of the Atos SME Harbour pro... itSoft extends its security-as-a-service offerin... » Clavister has announced that itSoft, a leading ISP and cloud managed services provider in Croatia, h...

CLICK HERE TO

Advertise with Vigilance

Got News?

Got news for Vigilance?

Have you got news/articles for us? We welcome news stories and articles from security experts, intelligence analysts, industry players, security correspondents in the main stream media and our numerous readers across the globe.

READ MORE

Subscribe to Vigilance Weekly

Information Security Header

WatchGuard has announced the availability of seven new models in its line of Extensible Threat Management (XTM) products. As businesses and enterprises of all sizes consider the increased severity and complexity of cyber threats, WatchGuard’s new XTM hardware incorporates industry-leading technology to provide robust, manageable, and cost-effective network security that eliminates the need to choose between a secure IT infrastructure and a high performing business.

 

With the new releases, WatchGuard is expanding its unified threat management (UTM) offering in response to growing demand for high performing, integrated security solutions from large enterprise customers. The XTM 1520, 1525 and 2520 models provide the speed, security and features required by headquarters, data centers and managed security services. The enterprise suite of XTM appliances provides customers with the highest level of essential security tools and sophisticated administrative controls, while maintaining the ease of management that WatchGuard is known for.

“Historically, mediocre UTM performance has kept adoption limited to small and mid-sized businesses,” said Roger Klorese, director of product management at WatchGuard Technologies. “Since re-architecting our business three years ago, WatchGuard’s relentless focus on delivering high-end UTM performance means we can now provide customers of any size with the highest level of protection in one speedy and scalable box. Our ‘faster than market’ growth in the enterprise space tells us we’ve struck a chord.”

In addition to the new enterprise-class XTM models, WatchGuard is also providing strong performance gains in the XTM 800 series for small and medium sized businesses. The new WatchGuard XTM 800, 1500, and 2500 series appliances feature the latest Intel Xeon™ multicore CPUs and QuickAssist™ technologies, to achieve a level of performance unmatched by competing options. The new XTM models also feature dynamic routing, wide area network (WAN) failover, server load balancing, and link aggregation. The included security services use best-in-class technology from industry leaders like Websense, AVG, and Broadweb to provide in-depth defense against modern malware and blended security threats.

The new XTM models feature Fireware XTM 11.7, a recent software update from WatchGuard that offers an enhanced URL filtering database from strategic partner Websense, VPN applications for Android and iOS devices, support for IPV6 and L2TP VPN, and improved policy grouping. The new appliances are also equipped with WatchGuard’s configuration utility, RapidDeploy, which allows customers to preconfigure XTM appliances for branch offices, eliminating the need for IT security professionals to travel to the deployment site for installation.