firewall appliance


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firewall appliance

A device that provides firewall protection for a network. It includes all the necessary hardware and software in a self-contained package that plugs in between the two networks being isolated. Most firewall appliances are solid state and include a stripped down operating system. Running their own Web server, they are configured with a Web browser from any computer in the network. See firewall and firewall router.
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Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) said it is setting a new standard for large scale enterprises and carriers with the release of the FortiGate-3810D, a firewall appliance with 100GbE interfaces and 300+ Gbps throughput to meet the stringent performance and connectivity demands of next-generation high-speed data centers.
The MSSP sends a pre-configured firewall appliance to a customer who simply needs to connect network cables and power on the appliance.
According to the announcement, the security features and administration tools of the Enigma Firewall Appliance make up a streamlined appliance that does not require a large in-house technical staff to maintain.
Wick Hill has begun shipments of the WebTrends Firewall Appliance Analyzer, a new firewall reporting system from NetIQ Corp.
This new firewall appliance will provide Digex clients with a consistent and reliable security infrastructure, while managing large volumes of business transactions.
3 software technology and the firewall appliance line, follows third-party analysis of product design and development methodology, backed up by testing.
The IntruGuard MSSP Program offers service providers the leading DDoS firewall appliance used by organizations worldwide," said Tom Bleier, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development" of IntruGuard Devices.