PALO ALTO, Calif. Sensory Networks, the leader in acceleration technology for network security applications, today announced the release of their patent-pending FastChannel and HyperScan software acceleration product lines. These products represent the industrys first software-only acceleration technology that enables resource-intensive applications such as Intrusion Prevention (IPS), Antivirus (AV) and Content Filtering to operate at multi-gigabit throughput speeds on standard low cost platforms without the need for any specialized hardware. Setting a new performance standard, FastChannel can now run Snort® IPS version 2.7 at over 6 Gbps, with full coverage, operating using standard Intel® Quad- Core Xeon® processors.
The throughput performance and scalability achieved by using Sensorys new software on our Quad-Core processors was very impressive, said Marwan Khoury, Director of Platform & Technology Enabling, Embedded Communications Group, Intel Corporation. This proves the suitability of using Intel silicon for even the most advanced networking and security equipment.