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WatchGuard announces performance improvements with new Fireware XTM operating system.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-24 April 2009-WatchGuard announces performance improvements with new Fireware XTM operating system(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

WatchGuard Technologies, a provider of extensible network security and connectivity solutions, announced on Thursday (23 April) that with its new Fireware XTM operating system, WatchGuard Firebox X Core 550 and 750 e-series security appliances will realise system improvements for packet filter throughput and IPSEC VPN performance.

According to the company, when running Fireware XTM, WatchGuard Firebox X Core 550e series performs packet filtering 33% faster and gains a 470% increase in IPSEC VPN performance. The Firebox X Core 750e series gains a 33% increase in packet filtering and provides a 400% increase to IPSEC VPN.

The Firebox Core 550 and 750 performance improvement is a free on-line appliance upgrade available to customers with current LiveSecurity service. It will be available in 45 days, along with WatchGuard Fireware XTM.

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