Dell SonicWALL Next-Gen Firewalls Secure Networks, Prevail as Top-Rated Products in Independent Lab Tests

  • Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive E10800 is rated the highest overall protection Next-Gen Firewall recommended by NSS Labs
  • E10800 wins Network World’s Clear Choice performance test
  • ICSA Labs Confirms E-Class NSA Series are first available firewalls to receive enterprise firewall certification and meet all next-gen firewall evaluation requirements

SAN JOSE, Calif.--()--Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewalls have earned high recognition from three of the industry’s most influential third-party evaluators, providing independent validation for IT administrators who seek the best performing security required for their modern corporate network and deployment scenarios.

In the NSS Labs 2012 Security Value Map™ (SVM) for Next-Generation Firewalls, the Dell™ SonicWALL™ SuperMassive™ E10800 was rated the highest overall protection Next-Generation Firewall recommended by NSS Labs. The E10800 was also the winner of Network World’s 2012 next-generation firewall Clear Choice Performance test, leading the way in application detection and decrypting SSL traffic at up to 4.9 Gbps. In July, ICSA Labs also tested the Dell SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Appliance Series and announced that these firewalls were the first appliances to meet all of the ICSA Labs Next-Generation Firewall Evaluation Requirements and receive the ICSA Labs Enterprise Firewall Certification. ICSA Labs evaluated the E-Class NSA Series and found it to be 100 percent effective for application identification and control, 100 percent effective against malware, 100 percent effective for user-based authentication, and no false positives.

Dell SonicWALL provides network security and data protection solutions that enable customers and partners worldwide to dynamically secure, control, and scale their global networks. Designed to meet the needs of large enterprise, government, university and multi-tenant / service providers, the Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewalls deliver scalability, reliability, and deep security at multi-gigabit speeds. Utilizing Dell SonicWALL’s Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection® engine to scan every byte of every packet, this single integrated solution delivers full content inspection of the entire stream and superior intrusion prevention, malware protection, application intelligence, control and real-time visualization, and inspection for SSL encrypted sessions while ensuring high performance and low latency.

Quotes:

NSS Labs, 2012 Next-Generation Firewall Security Value Map™ (SVM), February 2012: “For high-end multi-gigabit environments looking to upgrade defenses from their current firewall to a next-generation firewall, the advanced architecture of the Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive E10800 running SonicOS 6.0 provides an extremely high level of protection and performance. Those that consider the SonicWALL brand to be associated with SMB UTM products will need to reevaluate their opinion.”

David Newman, Network World, April 23, 2012: “[Dell] SonicWALL's SuperMassive can decrypt SSL traffic very fast - in fact these one-off tests show it to be the fastest device by far.”

Brian Monkman, ICSA Labs Perimeter Security Programs Manager: “Dell SonicWALL’s E-Class NSA Series is the first product to be awarded the ICSA Labs Evaluation logo to verify compliance with Next-Generation Firewall evaluation requirements.”

Patrick Sweeney, executive director, product management for Dell SonicWALL: “As IT departments move to deploy Next-Generation Firewalls to achieve the granular security policies required by Web 2.0, they need a way to evaluate and compare solutions. Industry recognition from well-respected, independent third-party evaluators for Dell SonicWALL’s E-Class network security appliances is an invaluable tool for IT departments considering their options to ensure the best protection, ROI and value for money.”

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About Dell SonicWALL

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. Dell SonicWALL makes security a business enabler to drive employee productivity and network performance. It provides intelligent network security and data protection solutions that empower customers and partners of all sizes and verticals to dynamically secure, control and scale their networks. For more information, visit http://www.sonicwall.com or www.dell.com.

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Contacts

Dell SonicWALL
Jock Breitwieser, 408-800-5625
jbreitwieser@SonicWALL.com
or
Bond PR
Michele Nachum, 415-349-7434
Michele@bondprus.com

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Contacts

Dell SonicWALL
Jock Breitwieser, 408-800-5625
jbreitwieser@SonicWALL.com
or
Bond PR
Michele Nachum, 415-349-7434
Michele@bondprus.com