Sourcefire Moves to Next-Generation Firewalls

Sourcefire isn’t resting on its Intrusion Prevention System laurels. Following the company reported solid third quarter 2010 financial earnings of $36.2 million, he commpany announced it move towards the firewall market.

The firewall initiative could serve to expand the addressable market for the company, as well as to stave off competition from rivals into its core IPS business.

Sourcefire (NASDAQ:FIRE) is a vendor best known for its Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) technologies and its leadership of the Snort open source IPS. But while the IPS market remains a growth sector for Sourcefire, the company is now also gearing up to take aim at the market for next-generation firewall technology as well.

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Sourcefire Targets Next-Generation Firewalls

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