KUALA LUMPUR; 5th May, 2011 – Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIRE), the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has expanded its IPS solutions portfolio on three fronts.
Ivan Wen, Country Manager Sourcefire (Malaysia), “Intrusion Prevention Systems play an integral role in protecting businesses against today’s most sophisticated threats, and Sourcefire is continuing to address customers’ critical scalability, performance and protection requirements with the expansion of its IPS portfolio.”
For New Markets: Sourcefire IPSx
For the network security generalist/ administrator, Sourcefire IPSx provides easy-to-use, simplified IPS implementation and management, through intuitive GUI. This new solution is ideal for channel distribution and addresses needs in many emerging international markets. The Sourcefire IPSx will be available in May 2011 starting at USD13,000
For Large Enterprises: New 8000 Series Appliances with FirePOWER
At the heart of this brand new IPS hardware from Sourccefire for enterprises, is the breakthrough FirePOWER acceleration technology that provides fastest IPS performance ever, with significantly lower power consumption (test and report source: NSS Labs).
According to independent NSS Labs, Inc, this Sourcefire appliance is the fastest IPS being tested to date at 240% faster than its nearest competitor, 18% more cost effective, and 33% more energy efficient. NSS Labs also ranks the Sourcefire 8000 Series at No.1 Spot for both default and tuned detection.
The new Sourcefire IPS hardware provides up to 40Gbps of throughput and over 20Gbps of real-world IPS protection. In addition, based on the 8000 Series scalable design, the new hardware will be stackable to deliver 80Gbps of throughput and more than 50Gbps of protection. With this unmatched performance, the world’s most accurate IPS is now also the world’s fastest.
The Sourcefire 8000 Series appliances will all be available in early May 2011.
For Existing Customers: Sourcefire IPS 4.10
This latest software version for the Source Next Generation IPS adds increased application awareness, improved GUI performance and added detection for key applications including Facebook, Windows Media Player, Google Toolbar, as well as Apple, Android and Blackberry mobile devices. The Sourcefire IPS 4.10 is available immediately.
“With the exciting additions to Sourcefire’s IPS portfolio, and enhancements to the core technology, we are confident that we have the top offerings for Malaysian enterprises to implement the exact solution to fit their configuration, price and performance requirements,” ends Ivan Wen.