Real Security for a Virtualized World
Organizations of all sizes are turning to virtualization to reduce costs and increase the efficiency, availability, and adaptability of their IT resources. But virtualization comes at a price . Virtual environments are complex to manage and vulnerable to security threats. IT must be prepared. Now applications are often secured, resources are often maximized and your IT department can reap the rewards of getting a single, unified management system – without a security risk in view . WatchGuard FireboxV brings best-in-class network security to the world of virtualization. With real-time monitoring, multi-WAN support and scalable solutions to suit any-sized business, your virtual environments are often just as secure as your physical one.
FireboxV has all the security and networking services found in our award-winning physical appliances, including full HTTPS inspection and support for mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads. The feature-packed Fireware OS ships with all FireboxV models.
Choose Your Platform and Management
FireboxV runs on industry-standard servers, including Microsoft® Hyper-V and VMware® vSphere, for maximum flexibility and availability. you've got the facility to choose how you manage your virtual appliance, including the intuitive WatchGuard System Manager console, a scriptable instruction interface, and an internet UI for access from anywhere, anytime. Deploy a combination of hardware and virtual appliances, operating together but managed from a standard centralized management platform.
Fast, Safe Web Surfing
Add an easy subscription to Reputation Enabled Defense to your FireboxV solution and your organization will have faster web performance and even stronger security – with no additional hardware to buy. Furthermore, enable Application Control to limit the utilization of Web 2.0 and other applications on your network for tighter security, better use of bandwidth, and greater productivity.
Application-layer content inspection recognizes & blocks threats that stateful packet firewalls cannot detect
Best-in-class security services, including intrusion prevention, data loss prevention and URL filtering, boost protection in critical attack areas
Deployments will be designed for per-customer, per-department, or per-app scenarios for maximum flexibility
Monitoring and reporting tools support industry and regulatory compliance, like HIPAA and PCI DSS