SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced the launch of two new security gateways that extend the company's best-in-class data center network security portfolio. The new 13800 Appliance extends the 13000 line while the 21800 augments the 21000 Appliance family.
Today's data centers and enterprises demand high network performance and have growing needs for more bandwidth. They also require dynamic, multi-layer security to protect against new and evolving threats and attacks. The 13800 offers industry-leading security protections and advanced performance, with up to 3,800 SecurityPower™ units (SPU) and 6.5 Gbps of real-life IPS throughput. The 21800 Appliance delivers up to 4,300 SPU and 7 Gbps of real-life IPS throughput, supplies the low latency required by the most demanding network environments, and provides high reliability and serviceability to minimize maintenance costs.
"At Check Point, we aim to offer both the best data center security protections while continuously raising the performance bar," said Dorit Dor, vice president of products at Check Point Software Technologies. "The 13800 and 21800 Appliances deliver the power, extensibility and performance needed by demanding data center environments, while providing the highest level of security through our industry-leading next-generation security solutions."
As part of Check Point's data center security gateway offerings, the 13800 and 21800 Appliances deliver Check Point's multi-layer security protection, with four pre-defined security packages including Next Generation Firewall, Threat Prevention, Data Protection and Secure Web Gateway, consolidating more security protection per appliance.
Features of the Check Point 13800 Appliance include:
- Performance of up to 3,800 SPU and 6.5 Gbps of real-life IPS throughput.
- Scalable connectivity with up to 26 – 1GbE ports or 12 – 10GbE ports.
Features of the Check Point 21800 Appliance include:
- Performance of up to 4,300 SPU and 7 Gbps of real-life IPS throughput.
- Includes a Security Acceleration Module (SAM) option, boosting firewall performance up to 110 Gbps and minimizing firewall latency to sub 5µs
- Scalable connectivity with up to 37 – 1GbE ports or 13 – 10GbE ports.
For more information on product functionality and specifications, please visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/13000-appliances/index.html and http://www.checkpoint.com/products/21000-appliances/index.html.
Pricing and Availability
Starting at $99,000 and $135,000 respectively, the 13800 and the 21800 Appliances are available immediately from our worldwide partners: http://partners.us.checkpoint.com/partnerlocator/
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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.
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