Check Point Introduces the Fastest 2U Next Generation Security Gateway

Check Point Introduces the Fastest 2U Next Generation Security Gateway 
New Check Point 21700 Appliance Delivers Market-Leading Security and
Best Performance in Its Class 
SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 --   Check Point(R)
Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in
securing the Internet, today announced the launch of its new 21700
Appliance providing market leading security and the fastest
performance in a compact 2U chassis. The appliance offers maximum
security performance straight out of the box with 78 Gbps of firewall
throughput, 25 Gbps of IPS throughput and a 2,922 SecurityPower(TM)
unit (SPU) rating. It also leverages Check Point's award-winning
Software Blade Architecture, providing large enterprises and data
centers with layers of industry-leading security. 
Security gateways must have the ability to integrate multiple
technologies, which can create greater strain and demand on network
resources -- requiring more bandwidth and processing power. The new
21700 Appliance increases performance and traffic volumes --
delivering the highest power in a 2U form factor.  
"The new 21700 security gateway is optimized to deliver multi-layered
protection in low-latency, transaction-oriented environments, while
boosting firewall performance up to 110 Gbps of throughput," said
Gabi Reish, head of product management at Check Point. "It represents
a best-in-class security gateway, empowering customers to maintain
network performance and expand security functionality, all in one
efficient and compact package." 
The 21700 Appliance is a part of the 21000 appliance family, which
supports the Security Acceleration Module, a hardware accelerator
including SecurityCore(TM) technology and featuring 108 cores. With
the Security Acceleration Module, the 21700 Appliance delivers sub 5
micro-second firewall latency, and boosts firewall throughput to 110
Gbps, while providing ultra-fast VPN throughput and 3,551 SPUs. It is
ideal for transaction-oriented environments. 
"Having the ability to offer a wide-range of appliances and provide
security technologies that can unify disparate network security
solutions AND improve performance -- elevates our value proposition,"
said Sandy Laney, chairman and chief executive officer at Cadre. "The
21000 appliance family offered by Check Point is extremely flexible
and can easily handle large amounts of data with an extra, optional
power boost and a low latency environment provided by the Security
Acceleration Module, giving customers the ability to scale their
security platform to meet all their security needs." 
Key features of the Check Point 21700 Appliance: 

--  Maximum security and performance with 78 Gbps to 110 Gbps of firewall
--  High port density - includes up to 37 ports with a variety of NIC
    options including copper & fiber, 1GbE and 10GbE interfaces.
--  Optimized for multi-layered protection with the Software Blade
    Architecture - available with several pre-configured software packages
    like; Next Generation Threat Prevention, Next Generation Data
    Protection, Next Generation Firewall and Secure Web Gateway for quick
    turn-key deployments.

"The 21700 Appliance enables customers with demanding data center
environments to benefit from integrated next-generation security
solutions with the power, extensibility and cost effectiveness of our
Software Blade Architecture," concluded Reish. 
To learn more about Check Point high-performance appliances, visit
our booth #1925 at RSA Conference the week of February 25, 2013 at
Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. 
 The 21700 Appliance is available immediately from our
many worldwide partners: 
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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. 
 Check Point Software
Technologies Ltd. (, the worldwide leader in
securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised
protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity
and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the
industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection
technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations
based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with
flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet
the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only
vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business
process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and
enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps
organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with
business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations
of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check
Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of
consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.  
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