IBM Rolls 20Gbps IPS Network Appliance (yes it's Linux powered)
Feb 17, 2011, 16:35 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Is bigger, better?
"When it comes to network security and the volume of threats
that attack enterprise networks, having more power and throughput
can be the differentiator between being safe and becoming a victim.
At the RSA security conference currently underway in San Francisco,
IBM unveiled its biggest and most robust network security appliance
"The IBM Network Intrusion Protection System (IPS) GX7800 has an
underlying Linux operating system and provides up to 20 gigabits
per second (Gbps) of performance and includes both traditional IPS
as well as web application security features.
""This is our highest end device and it's handling things like
datacenter consolidation where the pipe is getting bigger and
bigger," Marc van Zadfelhoff, director of strategy for IBM security
solutions told InternetNews.com."