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(colloquial) the application of maximum thrust

(computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers

a fireproof (or fire-resistant) wall designed to prevent the spread of fire through a building or a vehicle

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9, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- By releasing the full potential of the AMD G-Series SOC for wire speed gigabit network security it is now possible to protect networks with affordable and turnkey open source firewall appliances.
The MSSP sends a pre-configured firewall appliance to a customer who simply needs to connect network cables and power on the appliance.
2 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide VPN and firewall hardware and software revenue increased 2% 2Q04 to 3Q04, and is projected to grow 16% to $843 million by 3Q05, according to Infonetics Research's quarterly worldwide market share and forecast service, VPN and Firewall Appliances and Software.
Targeted at the small office/home office market the product is designed to extract information from the firewall appliance log, which records all data about firewall traffic and security related events, and to present it in easy-to-understand reports.
March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide VPN and firewall appliance and software revenue reached $2.
TimeStep Announces Solid State Firewall Appliance Embeds Check Point's
The IntruGuard MSSP Program offers service providers the leading DDoS firewall appliance used by organizations worldwide," said Tom Bleier, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development" of IntruGuard Devices.
GTA), today announced a high-powered firewall appliance, the GB-3000 Gigabit Firewall Appliance.
This TSP certification highlights the depth and quality of our full-featured firewall appliance lineup and the industry leading security built into them.
com, the NetScreen-5GT firewall appliance earned consistent "excellent" and "good" responses across the board, earning the gold medal in the network firewall category for two years running.
Networking giant Cisco has latched the network security services capability it acquired when it swallowed Sourcefire in 2013 to its business class firewall appliances.