NSS Labs Test Confirms Stonesoft IPS Delivers Excellent Protection, Low TCO

NSS Labs has confirmed that the Stonesoft IPS-1302 provides 100% protection against all tested evasion techniques and low total cost of ownership (TCO) during real-world traffic and threat scenarios. In NSS Labs’ 2012 Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) Test, Stonesoft also demonstrated excellent stability and reliability. Stonesoft is a global provider of proven, innovative network security solutions, including IPS, Firewall/VPN, SSL VPN and remote cloud access.

According to NSS Labs’ recent product analysis, the Stonesoft IPS protected against 96.6% of all exploits at a high level of throughput – all at a $26 price per protected Mbps. Additionally, the Stonesoft IPS performed strongly in the three-year TCO analysis.

NSS Labs’ tests also praised Stonesoft for its ease of use, especially when handling the complexities of enterprise-class network security. Vikram Phatak, CEO at NSS Labs comments, “The Stonesoft Management Center has been designed from the ground up as a flexible and powerful large enterprise or service provider management system. Administrator access is via extremely granular role-based mechanisms. Policy management and deployment is straightforward and extremely flexible, with grouping and inheritance providing the ability to deploy complex policies across multiple devices with ease.”

“There’s a difference between claiming protection and performance and doing it in a real-world environment. The NSS Labs findings show that the Stonesoft IPS is actually doing it. We’re providing the highest level of protection and performance while tackling the complexities of enterprise networks head-on”, comments Ash Patel, country manager for UK & Ireland, Stonesoft.

NSS Labs is a leading independent, information security research and testing organization. Its expert analyses provide information technology professionals with the unbiased data they need to select and maintain complex security products for their organizations.

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