Advanced Security Needs Addressed with Release of Check Point 700 Series Appliances

By CIOReview | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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SAN CARLOS, CA: Security is the biggest concern for enterprises with hackers devising innumerable ways to break into secure environments. Statistics point out that above 90 percent of the businesses existing globally fall under small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) who focus on safeguarding against cyber threats. Check Point Software Technologies comes up with the Check Point 700 Series appliances to enable SMBs to innovate and realize substantial profits without having to succumb to threats posed by cyber criminals.

“Cyber criminals are not only employing increasingly sophisticated means of stealing data – they are also increasingly targeting the entrepreneurial spirit of small-business IT,” said Gabi Reish, Vice President, Product Management, Check Point. “The new Check Point 700 Series appliances provide an enterprise-grade solution that meets the agility and evolving needs of the small business.”

The award-winning Check Point 600 Series appliances which precedes the 700 series, was named World’s ‘Best Unified Threat Management (UTM) for Small Business Security.’ The hardware is custom-built with network performance supporting faster internet speeds (up to 4 Gbps of firewall throughput traffic; up to 200 Mbps when all threat prevention functions are activated), combined with a Web-based management platform. SMBs can utilize enterprise-class security because of introduction of the Check Point 730 and 750. Apart from all the primary features, the other highlights of the solution includes firewall, VPN, anti-bot, intrusion prevention (IPS), anti-virus, anti-spam, application control, URL filtering, and the ability to enable network security.

The new 700 series appliance integrates a powerful firewall protection with advanced intrusion prevention and detection to provide security against threats at any level. It also detects and eliminates cyber attacks that infiltrate networks and stay dormant. The highlight of the package is Check Point’s Security Management Portal and SMB Cloud Management, comprising of detection and prevention technology. Networks’ security is ensured at all times as businesses are granted with the ability to remotely audit security incidents. The 700 Series appliances feature simplified security solutions, for easy adoption and embed in their environment. It further combines the elements of low-maintenance and easy configuration with simple monitoring, reporting, and an option for zero-touch installation.

Tomohisa Ohata, Technical Manager, Takara Joho extolled, “Featuring the latest threat prevention capabilities, and built in a way that is simple to deploy and easy-to-use, Check Point is helping us and our clients stay a step ahead of security concerns, so we can focus more on the unique value we are delivering to the world.”