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Halon Security unveils virtual firewall

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Halon Security has announced the launch of a next-generation firewall and security router as a virtual appliance.

Following the launch of firewalls within its Security Router (SR) series that support virtualised environments last month, the company has now unveiled next-generation virtualised routers for cloud security.

It said the Virtual Security Router (VSR) enhances network security and brings future-proof technologies.

It claimed it is the first vendor to offer solutions appropriate for SME and enterprise security in same product line, and said VSR supports virtualisation platforms such as the VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer and KVM, and offers enterprise functionality such as zero-configuration clustering, full IPv6 support, layer 2 IPSEC tunneling, layer 7 load-balancing, SSL and web acceleration.

According to Peter Falck, president of Halon Security, the VSR includes web-based management that handles multiple nodes in a cluster, real-time presentation of logs and graphs, revision-based configuration and real-time web-console redirect.

“VSR is a complete security package for virtual infrastructure and can be easily integrated by using APIs,” said Falck.

“The number of partners and customers that have requested us to do a security platform for the virtual infrastructure far exceeded our expectations. VSR offers additional interesting elements to virtual environments such as layer 7 load-balancing, enterprise routing and web acceleration.”

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