What is Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW)?
WatchGuard’s powerful Fireware® operating system is the fastest, most reliable, most agile platform in the industry. It’s designed to run full versions of the leading security engines in every category, so we make sure you’re always at the top of the food chain. And with built-in headroom, you can scale up whenever you need to. You get all the performance, all the protection – all on your terms.
Benefits and Insights
Why use Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW)?
Key differentiators & advantages of Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW)
- Packet Filtering
WatchGuard gives you everything you expect from a firewall, and more. Multi-gigabit packet filtering and transparent proxies mean true, line-speed security inspection on all traffic. You also get Virtual Private Networking (VPN) with the strongest encryption to secure connections from†branch offices and mobile users.
- Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS)
Don’t let malicious activity run amok in your network. WatchGuard’s Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) lets you Shut. Intrusions. Down.
- Application Control
There’s control – and then there’s strangle-hold. You can’t afford to let malicious or inappropriate applications through your defenses, but you don’t want to ding productivity with app controls that are too strict or wide-ranging. WatchGuard gives you highly granular control by category, application, or application sub-function to keep your network flowing and your environment safe.
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