Check Point expands its data centre security offerings

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29 July 2014
Data centre

Check Point has announced the launch of two new security gateways that extend the company's data centre network security portfolio.

The new 13800 Appliance extends the 13000 line while the 21800 augments the 21000 Appliance family.

Today's data centres 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.

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;
* A Security Acceleration Module (SAM) option, boosting firewall performance up to 110 Gbps and minimizing firewall latency;* Scalable connectivity with up to 37 - 1GbE ports or 13 - 10GbE ports.

"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 centre 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.