24 February 2014

Kenya: Cyberoam Unveils Three Next-Gen Firewalls for SMEs

Cyberoam has announced the launch of new Next-Gen Firewalls (NGFW) with FleXi-Ports for the medium-large enterprises. The new models will help strengthen Cyberoam's existing NGFW offering and aim to offer a mix of security appliances too.

The new models include CR1000iNG-XP, CR1500iNG-XP and CR2500iNG-XP, will also offer High performance of up to 60 Gbps firewall throughputs and up to 8 Gbps NGFW throughputs.The new models will have Flexible Connectivity options which will include Multiple I/O slots for Copper 1G, Fiber 1G/10G FleXi Ports modules.

Moreover, the three NGWFs will have Multiple deployment scenarios , allowing configuration as high performance Firewall /VPN /IPS /WAF, NGFW, UTM or Proxy plus they will feature a Cyberoam Central Console which will enhance Centralized reporting with Cyberoam iView, for distributed Enterprises.

Abhilash Sonwane, SVP-Cyberoam said, "Medium-large enterprises (1000-6000 users) are many times forced to compromise on performance, security, flexibility or price. The new Cyberoam Next-Generation Firewalls address this gap by offering the best fit on all these parameters. "

CR1000iNG-XP, CR1500iNG-XP and CR2500iNG-XP appliances come with FleXi Ports that offer I/O slots for additional Copper 1G, Fiber 1G/10G ports on the same appliance, along with high performance and next-generation security features to medium-large enterprises. Adds Sonwane, "FleXi Ports lower initial costs by offering the flexibility to add desired network interface modules as and when required, at the same time protecting investment in the future."

Cyberoam NGFW come with Layer 8 Identity-based technology for actionable intelligence and controls that offer complete security controls over L2-L8 for future-ready security in enterprises. Cyberoam's Next-Generation Firewall protection is EAL4+ certified and offers Layer 8 Identity-based security, application visibility & controls, Intrusion Prevention System, website filtering, HTTPS inspection, VPN (IPSec and SSL) and granular bandwidth controls.

Additional security features like Web Application Firewall, Gateway Anti-Virus, Gateway Anti-Spam, and more, are also available. Moreover, Cyberoam's Extensible Security Architecture helps enterprises tackle unknown threats of the future by offering the agility to prolong the life and performance of its NGFW appliances to support newer enterprise security features and enhancements.

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