Huawei Symantec Debuts 80 Gbps Firewall
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Enterprises looking for a big firewall now have a new option, thanks to networking vendor Huawei Symantec.
Huawei Symantec is a joint venture of Chinese networking giant Huawei and U.S. based security vendor Symantec, that was first established in 2008. The joint ventures new USG 9300 provides 80 Gbps of firewall performance per chassis. Each chassis can support 14, 10 gigabit Ethernet interfaces and 168 gigabit Ethernet interfaces.
Jane Li, general manager of North America for Huawei Symantec told InternetNews.com that the USG 9300 is an important platform for her company.
"The need for firewall technology is increasing and many of today's suppliers are networking vendors trying to do security and some of the throughput numbers are not nearly as good as ours," Li said. "On the technical merits the 9300 will really stand out."