Clavister Sets World Record With 500 Gbps Firewalling Performance

    STOCKHOLM, Feb. 11 /CNW/ -

    -   Clavister Research & Development Team Sets New World Record With
        500 Gbps Firewalling Performance

    Clavister AB, a leading provider of IP-based security and Unified Threat
Management (UTM) solutions, today declared a new world record in network
security throughput. Tests show that the new Clavister technology is able to
achieve plaintext throughput beyond 500 Gbps and IPsec VPN throughput beyond
200 Gbps.
    "We are very excited about this development," said John Vestberg, CTO at
Clavister. "Breaking into this performance range is crucial for the
next-generation multimedia networks, which has extreme demands."
    This new technology will have a huge impact on the network security
landscape and will enable service providers, telecommunication companies, data
centers and large organization to reap the benefits of this huge performance
    Many of these organizations are faced with an ever increasing demand for
more versatile and complex data traffic, including triple-play and HDTV.
Network security components are increasingly becoming fundamental building
blocks in any network configuration, and as such they cannot be a bottleneck.
Clavister works in close collaboration with an increasing number of selected
partners in the data center and telecommunication sector to ensure that the
performance will enable them to continue to offer their customers the
best-of-breed services and products, without being hampered by poor
    "With this extreme capacity gain, we are able to give organizations a
whole new range of functionality, such as virtualization, distribution,
carrier-grade resilience and scalability beyond anything ever seen before,"
said Peter Johansson, President & CEO at Clavister.
    This new Clavister technology will be the future foundation for Clavister
Security Service Platform (SSP(TM)) and it is targeted for release in Q4/2008.

    About Clavister

    Clavister - a Swedish privately owned company developing IT security
products, including its award-winning Clavister Security Services Platform
(SSP(TM)). This service-oriented framework enables organizations to monitor
network traffic, protecting critical business assets and blocking undesirable
surfing. It will also protect you against intrusion, viruses, worms, Trojans,
and overload attacks. It requires minimal servicing, with central
administration, and has exceptionally flexible configuration possibilities.
Its seamless scalability makes it easy to provision the perfect solution for
any customer; be it small organizations, large Internet Service Providers,
Managed Security Service Providers, or multimedia-ready telecom operators.
    Clavister was founded 1997 in Sweden, with R&D and headquarters based in
Ornskoldsvik and Sales and Marketing based in Stockholm. Its solutions are
marketed and sold through International sales offices, distributors, and
resellers throughout EMEA and Asia. Clavister also offers its technology to
OEM manufacturers.
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