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TMCNet:  Check Point Continues Extraordinary Leadership in Data Center Security With High-End 41000 Security System

[April 23, 2014]

Check Point Continues Extraordinary Leadership in Data Center Security With High-End 41000 Security System

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/14 -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced the launch of its new 41000 Security System, a further expansion of the company's high-performance, scalable network security portfolio. The 41000 Security System delivers optimal security performance with up to 11,000 SecurityPower� units (SPU), 40 Gbps of real-life firewall throughput, and 25 Gbps of real-life IPS throughput.

Large data centers and telecommunications infrastructures have non-compromising needs for performance, up-time and scalability. Additionally, these environments often have rigid requirements for high reliability. The 41000 Security System leverages the same multi-blade hardware architecture found in the Check Point 61000, giving data centers and telecommunication providers optimized scalable security and high reliability in real-life environments.

"Data center and telecommunications environments demand optimal performance with the most advanced security protections. The 41000 builds upon the technology found in the industry's fastest Security System, the Check Point 61000, and delivers the power, extensibility and performance needed to secure the data center of the future," said Dorit Dor, vice president of products at Check Point Software Technologies. "Protecting demanding network environment requires that both security and performance to be uncompromised. The 41000 Security System brings together Check Point's innovative hardware and software solutions that in turn accelerate network security." Leveraging the field-proven, carrier grade platform, the 41000 is a medium-size 6U Security System with the same hardware blades found in the 61000. The 41000 offers more segmentation and connectivity with high port density of up to 30x10GbE and is the only 6U system to offer high speed interfaces of 40GbE.

Key features of the Check Point 41000 Security System include: Enhanced performance of up to 11,000 SPU, nearly 3X higher than the 13500 or the 21700 Appliances. Connection capacity of up to 80 million concurrent connections and 1.1 million connections per second for demanding transaction environments. Highly reliable architecture with complete redundancy and hot swappable blades power supplies and fans.

For more information on product functionality and specifications, please visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/61000-appliances/index.html Availability The 41000 Security System is available immediately from our worldwide partners: http://partners.us.checkpoint.com/partnerlocator/ Follow Check Point via Twitter: www.twitter.com/checkpointsw Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/checkpointsoftware YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/CPGlobal About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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.

Source: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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