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WatchGuard Sets New Standard For Next-Generation UTM

WatchGuard XTM 5 Series network security appliances aimed at midsize businesses
SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WatchGuard(r) Technologies, a global leader in manageable business security solutions, today announced a ground-breaking change for the unified threat management (UTM) market with the release of the New WatchGuard XTM 5 Series network security appliances. As next-generation UTMs, the New WatchGuard XTM 5 Series sports the fastest throughput in its price class without sacrificing security efficacy, manageability and ease of use.

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WatchGuard notes that the New XTM 5 Series gains substantive performance improvements compared to the previous XTM 5 series models. Specifically, appliance packet filtering increased nearly 40 percent, gateway antivirus is 190 percent faster, intrusion prevention (IPS) is up 220 percent, and overall UTM performance is more than 150 percent improved.

"For midsize businesses, there is no faster, fully featured and easy to manage UTM appliance on the market today than the New XTM 5 Series," said Roger Klorese, Director of Product Management at WatchGuard Technologies. "Packed with key security features as well as next-generation Application Control capabilities, the New XTM 5 Series gives businesses an unparalleled solution to block the latest web threats, as well as the ability to improve employee productivity."

New WatchGuard XTM 5 Series - Foundation for Next-Generation UTM Ideal for businesses with 50 to 500 employees, the New WatchGuard XTM 5 Series is available in four new models: XTM 515, XTM 525, XTM 535 and the top-performance XTM 545. Basic firewall throughput starts at 2 Gbps for the XTM

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