SOURCE: Huawei Symantec

Huawei Symantec

February 14, 2011 08:00 ET

Huawei Symantec Brings New Levels of Security and Scalability to the Modern Enterprise and New Data Center

High-Performance Gateway Solutions Reduce Costs and Simplify Management for Customers Accelerating to the Enterprise

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 14, 2011) - RSA Conference - Huawei Symantec, a leading provider of network security and storage appliance solutions to enterprise customers worldwide, today announced at the 2011 RSA Conference in San Francisco the Huawei Symantec Secospace™ USG5500 series, a portfolio of unified gateway security solutions aimed at enterprise and data center customers in North America. These new security offerings deliver scalable, high-performance routing and switching capabilities as well as ultra-fast firewall, VPN, and content security capabilities. The Huawei Symantec Secospace™ USG5500 series consolidates connectivity and security needs, drives down total operational costs and dramatically simplifies management. This announcement further solidifies Huawei Symantec's effort to bring competitive network security solutions to the North American market.

By adopting the most advanced multi-core architecture and FPGA-acceleration technology, Huawei Symantec's Secospace™ USG5500 series provides customers with the ultimate performance, scalability, security and control that are essential to support today's large-scale deployments across enterprises, cloud service providers and data center operators. The Secospace™ USG5500 solutions can maximally support a premium density of 64-port Gigabit Ethernet and 14-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces -- enough to achieve 30 Gbps firewall throughput -- while offering powerful anti-virus, anti-spam, IPS and URL filtering capabilities. The new solutions ensure a secure network environment for cloud based service delivery, offering the protection, reliability and availability that meet demands while reducing overall costs for today's growing organizations.

The Huawei Symantec Secospace™ USG5500 series is made up of the following products, suitable for different application scenarios.

  • Huawei Symantec Secospace™ USG5530S/5530: Designed for enterprise customers that require a large number of Gigabit Ethernet and 10GbE ports, with high performance firewall protection and VPN performance.
  • Huawei Symantec Secospace™ USG5550/USG5560: Ideal for data center operators and large enterprise customers seeking ultra-high performance firewall and VPN solutions, integrated with strong content security controls.

"Huawei Symantec is committed to continuously advancing our technology offerings for our customers," said Jane Li, general manager of North America, Huawei Symantec. "Today we raise the bar with our latest integrated security solution designed for the modern enterprise. We have a deep understanding of what our enterprise customers need, and will continue to provide top-shelf security solutions that meet their shifting business demands."

Huawei Symantec, a joint venture between Huawei and Symantec, was established in 2008. The company officially announced its North American headquarters in October 2010. Since its inception, the company has deployed solutions for more than 1,000 key customers from various industries in over 40 countries. The independent company is committed to the development of innovative network security and storage application solutions, with thousands of dedicated employees in R&D worldwide, a growing base of strategic partners and a quickly expanding list of strategic alliance and reseller partners.

Huawei Symantec's innovative network security and information storage products and solutions are available to North American customers through its authorized distributors Condre Storage and SYNNEX.

Huawei Symantec is a contributing sponsor of the RSA Event (February 14-18, 2011; San Francisco, CA) and will be available at booth #553 to discuss today's security news, distributor partner relationships and customer questions.

About Huawei Symantec
Huawei Symantec Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei Symantec) is a leading provider of network security and storage appliance solutions to enterprise customers worldwide. Huawei Symantec's solutions are developed to keep pace with evolving risks and increased availability requirements facing enterprises.

A joint venture of Huawei and Symantec, Huawei Symantec combines Huawei's expertise in telecoms network infrastructure and Symantec's leadership in security and storage software to provide world-class solutions that address the ever-changing needs in network security and storage for enterprises.

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