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(mä`dzo͞o`), Taiwanese island, in the East China Sea, off Fujian prov., China, E of Fuzhou, and c.100 mi (160 km) from Taiwan. Along with QuemoyQuemoy
, Chin. Chinmen, Kinmen, or Jinmen, Taiwanese island group (1990 pop. 81,479), Taiwan Strait, just off Fujian prov., China, and c.150 mi (240 km) W of Taiwan.
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, it remained a Chinese Nationalist outpost after the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949. The People's Republic of China began bombarding the island again in 1958, but the deployment of the U.S. 7th Fleet prevented an escalation of the hostilities. After 1990 Taiwan reduced the military forces stationed on Matsu, civilian rule was restored in 1993, and restrictions on travel to the island were ended in 1994. Limited direct travel to and trade with the mainland has been permitted since Jan., 2001.


A common Japanese pine; used in house construction.


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an island group in Formosa Strait, off the SE coast of mainland China: belongs to Taiwan. Pop.: 3145 (1990 est.). Area: 44 sq. km (17 sq. miles)
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With Mazu Profiler's ability to go beyond port level identification of network traffic, they were able to identify undesirable applications encapsulated within their HTTP traffic (a common trait of modern day spyware).
15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazu Networks, the leading provider of behaviour-based, enterprise-class performance and availability solutions, today announced that The International Herald Tribune (IHT), the most widely read international newspaper, selected Mazu Profiler to manage, optimise and secure its complex WAN.
Mazu Networks provides continuous global visibility into how users, applications, hosts and devices are behaving on a network, and detects if there are meaningful changes from their typical behavior that indicate a network performance issue, a security threat, or an application problem.
Mazu, a Taoist goddess of the sea, has a huge following among fishermen .
Mazu Profiler(TM), the leading network anomaly detection system specifically designed to protect the internal network, proved successful in contending with Zotob because it allowed Mazu Networks' customers to respond:
Leading the initiative, McAfee has begun development efforts with leading DDoS solutions providers Arbor Networks, Asta Networks and Mazu Networks to create a more comprehensive solution through which enterprise service providers and Internet data centers can combat DDoS attacks and Zombie agents, which threaten the viability of the Internet as a commercial platform.
Riverbed Technology, Riverbed, Steelhead, RiOS, Interceptor, Think Fast, the Riverbed logo, Mazu, Profiler and Cascade are trademarks or registered trademarks of Riverbed Technology, Inc.
One of the Top 30 UK Law Firms Depends on Mazu Profiler to Ensure Quality Customer Service while Optimizing Billable Hours for Clients -
27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazu Networks, the leading provider of behaviour-based, enterprise-class performance and availability solutions, today announced that Shoosmiths, a top 30 UK law firm, selected Mazu Profiler to help ensure quality customer service while maximising employee billable hours.
In response to this recent and most serious attack against CERT/CC, Mazu Networks has offered to provide its DDoS defense technology to help ensure the protection of this important security organization.
Who: Charles Kaplan, chief technology strategist, Mazu Networks, the leading provider of behavior-based, enterprise-class performance and availability solutions.