Check Point has launched a next-generation security gateway designed, it says, for maximum speed and throughput.

According to the company, the 21700 appliance offers 78Gbps of firewall throughput, 25Gbps of IPS throughput and a 2,922 SecurityPower unit (SPU) rating.

It is also optimised to leverage Check Point's software blade architecture, as it is available with several pre-configured software packages, such as: next-generation threat prevention, next-generation data protection, next-generation firewall and secure web gateway.

Gabi Reish, head of product management at Check Point, said: “The new 21700 security gateway is optimised to deliver multi-layered protection in low-latency, transaction-oriented environments, while boosting firewall performance up to 110Gbps of throughput.

“The 21700 appliance enables customers with demanding data centre environments to benefit from integrated next-generation security solutions with the power, extensibility and cost effectiveness of our software blade architecture.”