Press Release Summary:
UTM-1 Total SecurityÂ® Appliances come with application and network-layer firewall, gateway anti-virus/spyware, intrusion prevention, and site-to-site and remote access VPN. Model 270 features 400 Mbps firewall throughput, 100 Mbps VPN throughput, 2 managed sites, and 4 ports, while Model 570 has 1.1 Gbps firewall throughput, 250 Mbps VPN throughput, 3 managed sites, and 4 ports. Model 3070 includes 4.5 Gbps firewall throughput, 1.1 Gbps VPN throughput, 5 managed sites, and 10 ports.
Original Press Release:
Check Point Expands UTM Appliance Line with Increased Security Performance and Lower Entry Point Model
Broader range of UTM-1 Total Security appliances available with the most comprehensive network protection
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 15, 2008 - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced three new UTM-1 Total Security® appliances, giving enterprise sites of all sizes more choices to match the right solution with their security and performance needs. The latest additions to the UTM-1 Total Security family include a new model under $5,000 and higher performance levels.
"Businesses seeking to leverage the most out of constrained IT resources want out-of-the-box network solutions with all the key security features and services on a platform that can keep a network moving quickly and smoothly," said Bob Egner, vice president of product management at Check Point. "With UTM-1 Total Security, customers get the most comprehensive, powerful network protection on the market - based on the same VPN-1® solution that protects the Fortune 500 - in a single, easy-to-manage, cost effective platform."
The new UTM-1 Total Security 3070 appliance expands the performance of the UTM-1® line up to 4.5 Gbps. Customers can choose the right solution for their environment with appliances ranging in performance speeds from 400 Mpbs to 4.5 Gbps. High performance levels across all models give customers more room to grow their business while maintaining optimal security.
All inclusive turnkey solution
The entire UTM-1 Total Security product line comes with the "Total Security" package, which offers either one or three years of comprehensive security services and reduced support rates. Each UTM-1 Total Security appliance comes complete with all the security protection, software and security updates and hardware to achieve the highest levels of network security. Integrated security protections include:
o Industry-leading application and network-layer firewall
o Site-to-site and remote access VPN
o Gateway antivirus and anti-spyware
o Intrusion prevention with type-based SmartDefense® security update and type-based protection
o Web security with URL filtering and Web security protections
o Messaging security and anti-spam, including Check Point's six-dimensions of comprehensive messaging security
Streamlined deployment and management
UTM-1 Total Security appliances contains the security management capabilities found in Check Point SmartCenter® enterprise management suite all packaged within the appliance and without the requirement to install additional management servers. It also contains setup wizards and other capabilities to simplify installation.
The three new UTM-1 Total Security appliances consist of the following models:
o UTM-1 Total Security 270 featuring 400 Mbps firewall throughput, 100 Mpbs VPN throughput, two managed sites and four ports
o UTM-1 Total Security 570 featuring 1.1 Gbps firewall throughput, 250 Mpbs VPN throughput, three managed sites and four ports
o UTM-1 Total Security 3070 featuring 4.5 Gbps Mbps firewall throughput, 1.1 Gpbs VPN throughput, five managed sites and 10 ports
"UTM appliances offer businesses a very attractive combination of comprehensive security applications, networking features, and manageability," said Charles Kolodgy research director of Secure Content and Threat Management research at IDC. "With the expanding reliance on Web based applications and corresponding increases bandwidth consumption, it is imperative the performance of organizations' security measures does not become a productivity bottleneck. The new Check Point UTM-1 Total Security appliances provide customers more choice in meeting their needs."
In a related press release, Check Point also announced the new Check Point Power-1(TM), a line of Internet security appliances offering the best price-to-performance ratio with a high level of security for large enterprise sites and data centers. Combined, these two lines enhance Check Point's hardware-based product portfolio to provide complete coverage from small offices to the data center.
Concluded Egner, "Our UTM-1 Total Security combines the latest security technologies on a single appliance allowing for optimal protection of businesses' small, medium and remote offices."
Pricing and availability
The new Check Point UTM-1 Total Security appliances are available immediately and can be purchased through Check Point's worldwide network of value-added resellers. Pricing starts at $4,800. To learn more about Check Point UTM-1, visit www.checkpoint.com/products/utm-1/index.html. To find a Check Point partner, visit www.checkpoint.com.
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is the leader in securing the Internet. Check Point offers total security solutions featuring a unified gateway, single endpoint agent and single management architecture, customized to fit customers' dynamic business needs. We are unique in this offering as a result of our leadership and innovation in the enterprise firewall, personal firewall/endpoint, data security and VPN markets.
Check Point's pure focus is on information security. Through its NGX platform, Check Point delivers a unified security architecture to protect business communications and resources, including corporate networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. The company also offers market-leading endpoint and data security solutions with Check Point Endpoint Security products, protecting and encrypting sensitive corporate information stored on PCs and other mobile computing devices. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumer PCs from hackers, spyware and identity theft. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of Check Point partners around the world and its customers include 100 percent of Fortune 100 companies and tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes.