Untangle | March 03, 2021
Untangle® Inc., a pioneer in comprehensive network security for little to-medium organizations (SMBs) and conveyed undertakings, today reported the most recent arrival of Untangle SD-WAN Router. Variant 3.0 of Untangle's honor winning switch acquaints WireGuardⓇ VPN combination with furnish associations with a simple to design, cutting edge encoded VPN association. With the option of WireGuard VPN, which was likewise as of late added to the furthest down the line update to NG Firewall 16.0, Untangle clients will actually want to immediately set up a VPN association between their security door and SD-WAN Router, bringing about a quick performing virtual network association.
Untangle SD-WAN Router 3.0 meets the advancing necessities of SMBs who, as indicated by Untangle's new Voice of the Channel and 2021 Predictions Report, have progressively required VPN connectivity as firms oversee long haul branch office and distant work plans while observing the continuous COVID-19 pandemic. SD-WAN Router offers organizations an incredible yet moderate gadget to deftly deal with the frequently restricted transmission capacity accessible at branch areas or home workplaces. The most recent delivery likewise extends LTE supplier choices, offering AT&T for network connectivity. With expanded alternatives for VPN access and backing for LTE connectivity across all major U.S. Telcos, SD-WAN Router 3.0 is an ideal answer for any independent company or circulated association needing a quick and secure association across areas and networks.
"Businesses, small businesses especially, are increasingly needing flexibility in the way they work, communicate both internally and with customers, and offer services. To do so securely requires a network which is both encrypted for security and flexible for ease of access," said Heather Paunet, Senior Vice President of Product & Marketing at Untangle. "Having previously seen success in integrating WireGuard VPN in our NG Firewall, we're excited to offer small businesses an even stronger offering in our latest update to SD-WAN Router, which will make administering a virtual network as simple as accessing an app."
Simple to actualize and halfway oversaw, Untangle SD-WAN Router can give encoded official connectivity across all destinations, while keeping up the most significant level of security.
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's integrated suite of software and appliances provides enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity to organizations with limited IT resources. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Alkira, Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd. | September 30, 2021
Check Point CloudGuard can be rapidly provisioned into one or multiple globally distributed Alkira Cloud Exchange Points (CXP) to provide security policy enforcement for application traffic between any set of endpoints connected to the Alkira global cloud backbone
Cloud networking pioneer Alkira® and Check Point Software Technologies, a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, today announced a technology alliance to provide Check Point Software’s CloudGuard firewalls in Alkira’s Cloud Network infrastructure as-a-Service (CNaaS). This comes as organizations deploying application workloads to the cloud are struggling with the complexity of implementing consistent enterprise-wide security controls spanning cloud, multi-cloud and on-premises environments.
The Check Point CloudGuard platform provides cloud native security with advanced threat prevention for all assets and workloads enabling customers to deploy the same robust security in the cloud that they are used to with on-premises systems. Alkira brings a high-performance cloud network-as-a-service with global virtual infrastructure, advanced routing, intelligent service insertion and dynamic auto-scale, simplifying set-up and day 2 operations for enterprise cloud networking and security deployments.
“Alkira and Check Point simplify security deployments and make it easier for enterprise customers to apply a single security posture across the entire enterprise network spanning cloud, multi-cloud and existing data center or colocation facilities. Delivering the Alkira virtual network infrastructure and Check Point security management tools as a service allows enterprises to avoid the costs and complexity of DIY solutions, and provides guaranteed performance and scalability.”
said Atif Khan, CTO and Founder of Alkira
Alkira Cloud Services Exchange® (CSX) fully automates the provisioning, licensing, service insertion, scaling and health monitoring of CloudGuard network security gateways. Alkira seamlessly inserts the CloudGuard gateways at any point in the Alkira global cloud backbone, providing stateful security controls for any on-premises, cloud, and Internet application traffic. Alkira allows customers to decouple CloudGuard from the specific cloud providers, thus providing a more efficient multi-cloud security architecture.
Cloud environments offer global presence and vast compute resources but lack the necessary routing, policy and operational controls enterprises require for a streamlined cloud firewall deployment. Even in a single cloud environment, do-it-yourself solutions result in a complex sprawl of virtual machine instances and traffic management scenarios. They also tend to make inefficient use of resources. All these problems are made worse in multi-cloud environments.
“The combination of Check Point CloudGuard and Alkira simplifies the process of provisioning and ongoing management in the cloud networking environment which is a big win for enterprise customers. The Check Point CloudGuard platform provides cloud native security with advanced threat prevention for all assets and workloads, across public, hybrid and multi-cloud environments, enabling customers to benefit from a single unified security platform.”
added TJ Gonen, Head of Cloud Security at Check Point
Check Point CloudGuard can be rapidly provisioned into one or multiple globally distributed Alkira Cloud Exchange Points (CXP) to provide security policy enforcement for application traffic between any set of endpoints connected to the Alkira global cloud backbone.
Once CloudGuard has been provisioned within an Alkira CXP it can provide:
Security policy to and between public clouds
Cloud hosted, stateful firewall services for branches and data centers
Regionalized Internet breakouts for secure SaaS application access
Cloud DMZ environment for Internet facing applications
Shared cloud application services for partners and M&As
Alkira’s visual policy manager simplifies policy configuration, scoping and inspection, and streamlines auditing for assurance and compliance purposes. Alkira’s intent-based approach selectively routes traffic to firewalls according to need, improving efficiency of firewall utilization and optimizing network performance. Customers have a choice of bring-your-own license (BYOL) or pay-as-you-go (PAYG) licensing models.
Check Point offers a multilevel security architecture that defends enterprises’ cloud, network and mobile device-held information, and a comprehensive and intuitive one-point-of-control security management system.
CloudGuard is available in the Alkira network services marketplace.
Alkira delivers Cloud Networking as-a-Service (CNaaS) and developed the first Network Cloud which enables enterprises to build and deploy a secure global unified multi-cloud network infrastructure as-a-service that delivers network connectivity, advanced network and security services, and end-to-end visibility and governance. Alkira Cloud Services Exchange® (CSX) seamlessly and securely connects branches, data centers, remote users and clouds. Alkira CSX is available on the AWS and Azure Marketplaces. Alkira was founded by CEO Amir Khan, founder and former CEO of Viptela, and Atif Khan, CTO, former VP and founding team member at Viptela. Alkira has raised $76M from Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Koch Disruptive Technologies, LLC, and GV Capital (formerly Google Ventures)
VIAVI | November 10, 2020
Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced enhancements to the VIAVI OneAdvisor-800 all-in-one tool to streamline cell site maintenance of 5G and 4G technologies. With the addition of 5G NR and 4G LTE signal analyzer functionality to the award-winning OneAdvisor-800, field technicians can efficiently deploy, integrate and troubleshoot today's multi-technology networks with a single instrument.