Posts Tagged ‘unified threat management’
Dell this week rolled out a major update of its SonicWALL SonicOS next-gen firewall operating system with a host of enhanced features and capabilities.
Fortinet debuted the latest iteration of its Web application firewall OS and three new related appliances, a move that gives it more relevance and credibility with large scale customers as the firm continues its upmarket journey.
Fortinet fills major channel gaps left by executive departures, signaling rejuvenated channel effort and increased reliance on partners as it revs for an enterprise expansion.
Like many of industry peers, security software firm Websense is headed toward private status after inking an almost $1 billion deal to be acquired by equity firm Vista Equity Partners.
Sourcefire is upping the stakes in the advanced threat security race with the launch of an appliance touting file- and device-trajectory capabilities, additions that give partners new paths for high-margin forensic services.
Sophos is expanding endpoint security, wireless and VPN features in its latest UTM release — additions to keep the company on top of a crowded and and competitive race in UTM.
UTM firm WatchGuard launched support for Microsoft Hyper-V customers, who will have access to the firm’s spate of network security functions in virtual environments. It’s a move that also gives WatchGuard a bigger foot in the door when targeting enterprise markets.
Dell SonicWall is eyeing an upmarket push with the latest next generation firewall release, a move that it hopes put it more on par with legacy rivals Cisco and others.
Arbor Networks is refreshing its channel program with a new tiering structure aimed at better servicing a broader and more diverse range of partners. Among other things, the network security firm is revving to take on other major challengers in the growing DDoS prevention space.
The rise of unified threat management (UTM) technology was one of the key drivers as the global security appliance market finished 2012 in style.