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This article is part of the May 2005 issue of Keeping on top of risk management and data integrity essentials
SonicWALL PRO 1260 Polivec Price: Starts at $1,295 @exb SonicWALL PRO 1260 @exe SonicWALL has packed a lot of security and performance for SMBs and branch offices into its newest appliance, PRO 1260. In addition to SonicWALL's enterprise-class stateful inspection firewall and IPSec VPN capabilities, the device bundles gateway AV, antispyware (new with SonicWALL's latest OS release), intrusion prevention and content filtering into a 24-port MDIX layer 2 switch, with an optional port for a DMZ. It's easy to configure and manage, and offers a remarkable level of network security information for an SMB product. It has enough horsepower to support 6,000 concurrent connections. The proprietary security applications stood up solidly against our testing. The AV modules detected all the infected files, including e-mail attachments attempting to pass through the gateway. Because PRO 1260 is a switch, it picks up worm activity on the internal network as well. We also tested the content filtering and IPS modules, but the antispyware module wasn't available for review. ... Access >>>
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