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Check Point Unveils NGX R65

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Check PointR Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:CHKP - News), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that the new VPN-1R Power NGX R65, an integrated firewall, VPN and intrusion prevention gateway, has successfully set a significant new industry performance standard for combined firewall and intrusion prevention speeds through an open server: 12 Gigabits per second (Gbps) for firewall throughput and up to 5.1 Gbps intrusion prevention throughput.

VPN-1 Power provides comprehensive, accelerated security and remote connectivity for the most demanding enterprise network environments. With the new performance breakthrough, VPN-1 Power boasts the highest level of security with the best price-to-performance ratio of any product in its category, enabling customers to better defend their networks from denial-of-service (DoS) attacks without disruption to critical business operations and communications. Faster firewall and intrusion prevention throughput also increases the overall productivity of the network infrastructure.

"As organizations increasingly rely upon their network and Internet connectivity for all kinds of communication -- including e-mail, remote access and voice services, security performance is becoming an even more critical," said Dave Burton, director of product marketing at Check Point Software Technologies. "VPN-1 Power now delivers best-in-class throughput speeds, offering large networks the power of our legendary firewall combined with leading intrusion prevention. Innovation continues to be a priority for Check Point, and we're very excited to unveil this new solution."

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP)