New V15 software version offers innovative next-generation firewall. Key features are “Made in Germany” and 300% improved performance Hamburg, September 15th 2015 – With its latest V15 software version the German IT security company gateprotect GmbH, a member of the Rohde & Schwarz group of companies, presents its UTM solutions and next-generation firewalls. With an advanced single-pass engine designed in Germany with three times the performance, the V15 version protects company networks even more reliably and averts cyberattacks, including on operationally critical infrastructures, more effectively. The graphical management interface to the multiple award-winning gateprotect firewall is now for the first time available in the browser of any device.With the V15 the IT security experts at gateprotect introduce an innovative piece of firewall software that combines the technical platform of the next-generation Network Protector firewall with the unique and newly-developed WebGui of the gateprotect UTM firewall. During development, particular emphasis was placed on speed, ease of use and compatibility with future developments.Thanks to the integration of the high-performance next-generation firewall features, the performance of the gateprotect UTM application is now 300% greater than that of the existing hardware. Port-independent SSL decryption provides automatic control of encrypted data flows within every standard. In addition, a single-pass engine developed in Germany is integrated into the UTM solutions to provide fine-grained analysis of network traffic and to support high bandwidth standards to ensure future compatibility. Another highlight of the V15 is the new WebGUI of the gateprotect solutions, developed in Germany, that features intuitive operation and supports all current web browsers. For the first time, therefore, the firewall can be managed quickly and easily from any device. With V15 gateprotect thus presents dependable advanced technology with a single-pass engine for the UTM market and easy-to-use management of even complex networks of critical infrastructure operators. Advantages of gateprotect V15 at a glance:- High-performance next-generation firewall features in a UTM appliance with 300% greater performance – at no additional cost- Future-proof single-pass technology from Germany – easy to manage from anywhere in a web browser – Detection and filtering of various applications (e.g. Skype, Facebook) and user group-specific rule assignments- Port-independent SSL decryption for automatic control of encrypted data flows within every standard- The latest security functions to protect the network and data from spam, viruses and malware Press release can be downloaded at: http://www.gateprotect.com About gateprotectgateprotect GmbH has been a leading international manufacturer of IT security solutions in the field of network security for over ten years. The solutions, developed in Germany, include firewalls with all modern UTM features for small and medium-sized companies, managed security systems for larger companies, and VPN client systems for the networked connection of branches and home offices. All gateprotect UTM firewalls are equipped with innovative security features and the patented eGUI® technology. Thanks to the unique visual representation of the network, even complex security systems are extremely easy to operate.With the gateprotect NP series, gateprotect GmbH offers a next-generation firewall for larger companies that represents maximum information security even for critical infrastructures, thanks to the innovative technology of complete positive validation in combination with application whitelisting in a single-pass engine.gateprotect solutions meet the highest international standards, are largely certified in accordance with ‘Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ (EAL 4+)’ by the German Federal Office for Information Security, and have won numerous international awards. Since 2010 gateprotect has also been listed in the renowned “Gartner Magic Quadrant” for UTM firewall appliances.gateprotect is a company of the Rohde & Schwarz Group. The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group offers innovative solutions in measurement systems, radio engineering and media technology, secure communication, cyber security, and radio monitoring and radio location technology.Additional information:gateprotect GmbHAnika OhlsenHead of MarketingValentinskamp 2420354 HamburgTel. 040 27885 -0E-mail: anika.ohlsen@gateprotect.com www.gateprotect.com Source: RealWire

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