Check Point Software launches new 21700 Appliance
Mar 01, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has launched the new 21700 Appliance. The appliance reportedly offers maximum security performance straight out of the box with 78 Gbps of firewall throughput, 25 Gbps of IPS throughput and a 2,922 SecurityPower unit rating.
The 21700 Appliance is a part of the 21000 appliance family, which supports the Security Acceleration Module, a hardware accelerator including SecurityCore technology and featuring 108 cores. With the Security Acceleration Module, the 21700 Appliance delivers sub 5 micro-second firewall latency, and boosts firewall throughput to 110 Gbps, while providing ultra-fast VPN throughput and 3,551 SPUs. It is ideal for transaction-oriented environments, the company said.
"The new 21700 security gateway is optimized to deliver multi-layered protection in low-latency, transaction-oriented environments, while boosting firewall performance up to 110 Gbps of throughput," said Gabi Reish, head of product management at Check Point. "It represents a best-in-class security gateway, empowering customers to maintain network performance and expand security functionality, all in one efficient and compact package."
"The 21700 Appliance enables customers with demanding data center environments to benefit from integrated next-generation security solutions with the power, extensibility and cost effectiveness of our Software Blade Architecture," concluded Reish.
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