|By RealWire News Distribution||
|March 18, 2013 07:09 PM EDT||
Hamburg, 18 March 2013 - In its latest product review, the renowned American SC Magazine has rated the GPZ 5000 appliance from gateprotect with five of five possible stars. The gateprotect firewall achieved the top rating in the categories scope of functions, usability, performance, documentation and technical support.
In the review with 14 firewalls of other providers, the gateprotect solution convinced the reviewers as being the "ultimate multifunctional security product". Their bottom line: "The eGUI technology renders the creation of rules easy and granular. A product that can be adjusted to individual requirements (…) (and) offers an excellent price-performance ratio."
The GPZ 5000, which was recently equipped with a new, even more powerful hardware, is the right choice in particular for complex company networks with the highest demands for transfer rates, flexibility and redundancy. The basic configuration of this next generation firewall equips the GPZ 5000 with 18x GbE ports, 4x SFP ports as well as 2x 10G SFP+. Thanks to the 10G ports, it is possible to connect the firewall directly to the backbone. In addition, the GPZ series III appliances can be configured on a modular basis in accordance with the customer's needs meaning that it can be configured to have 8x 10G SFP+, whilst feature highlights include Application Control, extended user authentication and the patented user interface with eGUI technology.
"In successive years, gateprotect solutions have again been awarded by SC Magazine", Stephan Ziegler, CTO gateprotect AG Germany, comments on the outstanding result and the top rating for the GPZ 5000. "This affirms our strategy of continuously investing in the product and development, where we've nearly doubled our team of top IT security experts. The five star rating shows once again that our reliable, easy-to-operate security products "made in Germany" enjoy a good reputation at the international level".
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gateprotect AG Germany has been a leading, globally acting provider of IT security solutions in the area of network security for ten years. These solutions comprise next generation firewalls with all commonly used UTM functionalities, managed security as well as VPN client systems. To minimize the risk of operator errors in highly complex security functions, gateprotect has developed the eGUI® interface concept. The patented eGUI® technology (ergonomic Graphic User Interface) and the Command Center based thereon for the configuration and administration of firewall systems for managed security service providers (MSSPs) increase the factual security in companies and allow for an efficient ongoing maintenance of the systems.
Reputable companies and institutions in more than 80 countries are among the users of about 23,000 installed licenses worldwide. Since 2010, gateprotect has been listed in the renowned Gartner "Magic Quadrant" for UTM firewall appliances in the SMB market. For the easy handling and comprehensive security of the UTM firewall solutions, gateprotect was the first German company to be honored with the Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award. The gateprotect firewall packet filtering core has furthermore successfully gone through the EAL4+ certification process under Common Criteria at the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).
gateprotect Aktiengesellschaft Germany
Anika Ohlsen - Marketing Communications Manager
Phone: +49 (0) 40 278 85 0
Fax: +49 (0) 40 278 85 105