The news may be mostly focused on the occurrences on the consumer market, but it looks like Netgear still got attention for its unleashing of the ProSecure UTM150, its newest UTM gateway for the business sector.
The thing about modern networks is that they are getting bigger and bigger, meaning that they need increasingly good security measures.
Basically, with the danger of virtual attacks, hacks, viruses and whatever else, it becomes quite necessary for business networks to have reliable Unified Threat Management (UTM) gateways.
It is for this reason that Netgear issued a press release detailing the ProSecure UTM150, for networks with around 150 users
"Today, with many UTM vendors offering products that seem similar on the surface, it becomes even more important for customers to focus on how effective these solutions actually are at protecting mid-sized enterprise networks," said
Lawrence Pingree, research director for data center transformation and cloud security at Gartner.
"IT decision-makers should also consider speed, capacity, reliability and ease of use when evaluating UTM devices."
The UTM150 has good graphical reporting capabilities and automatically updates malware and software signatures, a feat that reduces network management overhead.
VPN/firewall and routers can be replaces win a UTM in under 30 minutes, for complete defense against phishing attacks, spam, viruses, malicious embedded codes and denial-of-service attacks, besides the aforementioned malware.
Customers from around the world should be able to order the newcomer for $1,799. They will get 24/7 technical support, a lifetime warranty and one year of web and email protection subscription services along with it.
"The NETGEAR UTM150 is a revelation – I never expected a unified threat management device could directly improve the productivity of our workforce," said Michael Christie, Director of Information Technology at Lawley Automotive Group.
“The number one reason why customers purchase ProSecure equipment is our security effectiveness, and the number two reason is the extraordinary value our equipment represents." said Jason Leung, Senior Product Marketing Manager at NETGEAR. “Customer surveys prove this.”