Watchguard Enterprise Firewall Goes Mainstream

by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff

WatchGuard releases enterprise-class firewall capabilities to mainstream businesses.

WatchGuard Technologies has announced that it is extending its enterprise-class, next-generation firewall capabilities to mainstream businesses. This latest release of the next-generation XTM 8 Series family of multifunction security appliances includes advanced firewalling, Application Control, and intrusion prevention system (IPS), to mainstream business networks.

"’Until now, next-generation firewalls were available only to enterprise organizations,’ said Roger Klorese, Director of Product Management at WatchGuard Technologies. ‘By extending next-generation firewall capabilities to the WatchGuard XTM 8 Series, businesses of all sizes can now leverage advanced firewalling, Application Control and integrated IPS. This gives businesses the latest tools to keep their data, applications and networks safe while maintaining control over social media and Web 2.0 applications.’"

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Jul 20th 2011