Tag: ips

Tackling IP address management challenges using OpUtils

If you’re a network administrator, then you probably already know that complex spreadsheets and home-grown solutions for IP address management (IPAM) just don’t cut it anymore. You need a solution that provides comprehensive IPAM, DHCP management, and DNS monitoring to prevent IP address conflicts and ARP spoofing attacks. Overlooking the importance of gaining control over […]

World’s Fastest Firewall: Fortinet FortiGate 5140

Fortinet and BreakingPoint conducted a performance test on the FortiGate 5140B loaded with the 5001B Blades. It was able to achieve the following: – 559 Gbps with 1518 byte packets & 45 Mpps – 557 Gbps with IMIX and 170 Mpps – 547 Gbps with 64 byte packets and 813 Mpps – 542 Gbps with 64K HTTP More than 3x faster than Juniper & Check Point 14x faster than SonicWALL and McAfee 28x faster than Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, and WatchGuard Compared to the following competitors highest end product: Juniper SRX 5800 (150 Gbps) Check Point CP 61000 (200 Gbps) SonicWALL NSA E10800 (40 Gbps) McAfee & Crossbeam X80S (40 Gbps) Cisco ASA 5585-SSP60 (20 Gbps) Palo Alto Networks PA 5060 (20 Gbps) WatchGuard XTM 2050 (20 Gbps)