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PRODUCTS: SonicWall releases its latest SonicOS 5.8.1 with WAN Acceleration

PRODUCTS: SonicWall releases its latest SonicOS 5.8.1 with WAN Acceleration

Designed to help enterprises deliver network optimisation and IT to transition to an advanced security platform

SonicWall has launched its WAN Acceleration in SonicOS 5.8.1 solution designed to aid enterprises deliver Network Optimisation and allow IT to transition to an advanced security platform.

The network security provider claims the solution furrther enhances the capabilities of the current SonicWall Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) series and introduces an integrated support for the SonicWall WAN Acceleration Appliance (WXA) series.

SonicOS 5.8.1 integrates features such as application intelligence, control and visualisation and deep packet inspection scanning with the WXA Series to provide protection against the constantly evolving landscape of threats and application-related issues.

Additional new features include enhanced application intelligence and security features in SonicWall firewalls.

The product enables businesses to use IP reputation data in blocking communication with suspected botnet command and control centers and allows administrators to reduce risks of having potentially compromised hosts on their network participate in spam or DDoS attacks.

Administrators can further reduce the risk by controlling traffic access geographically or blocking traffic from unknown locations.

Its other benefits include: application flow visualisation enhancements for quick creation of network management policies based on real-time application, increased deployment flexibility with Wire Mode and greater security and application control with Deep Packet Inspection.

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