WatchGuard launches new operating system

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WatchGuard Technologies has launched its new operating system WatchGuard Fireware XTM.

WatchGuard Technologies has launched its new operating system WatchGuard Fireware XTM.

Offering the capabilities of its unified threat management (UTM) firewall appliances, it includes a host of new security features, networking capabilities and management functions, and adds full HTTPS inspection, VoIP security and IM and peer-to-peer (P2P) application blocking.

It also integrates new networking capabilities including clustering and load-balancing. Additionally, the new operating system extends management capabilities by adding role-based access control, centralised multi-box management and enhanced reporting functions.

Eric Aarrestad, vice president of marketing at WatchGuard Technologies, said: “WatchGuard's vision of extensible threat management means giving customers the ability to extend or add on to or augment their security foundation.”

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