Sourcefire launches new IPS solutions
Sourcefire the leading cybersecurity solutions provider, today announced that it has expanded its IPS solutions portfolio on three fronts with Sourcefire IPSx, a streamlined, easy-to-manage IPS, Sourcefire 4.10 software release, an enhanced awareness and 3rd party interoperability for the Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) and Sourcefire 8000 Series appliances, a modular and scalable high-speed platform powered by new FirePOWER technology for enterprise customers.
The Sourcefire 8000 Series appliances set a new standard for IPS hardware, addressing enterprise requirements for flexible configurations, lower entry prices, and faster processing of network data.
The new 8000 Series appliances also offer interface modularity, allowing customers the flexibility to choose and expand the number and type of ports to suit their needs today and in the future. As part of the 8000 Series set of network modules, Sourcefire is introducing the industry’s first 40Gbps security interface, which is expected to be available later in 2011.
“As threats continue to become more targeted and sophisticated, companies of all sizes are increasingly at risk. With today’s additions to Sourcefire’s IPS portfolio and enhancements to the core technology, we are enabling customers to implement the exact solution to fit their configuration, price and performance requirements.” said Marc Solomon, Vice President of Product Management, Sourcefire.
The Sourcefire IPS 4.10 is available immediately. Sourcefire IPSx, and the 8000 Series appliances will all be available in early May.