SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Sensory Networks, the leader in acceleration technology for network security applications, today announced the comprehensive Security Appliance
Architecture(TM) -- a high performance content scanning and data processing architecture for Unified Threat Management (UTM) and integrated security appliances, servers and proxies. SAA Connect(TM) includes a suite of accelerated content processing software libraries rated up to 200Mbps, and is available immediately and free of charge.
SAA Connect provides a complete, scalable architecture, enabling vendors of security products to deliver high performance products to market quickly and cost effectively. SAA Connect includes:
- An integrated high performance data-processing architecture
- Accelerated software content processing libraries rated up to 200 Mbps
- High performance transparent HTTP proxy with a configurable malware
warning page, rated up to 700 Mbps
- High performance SMTP proxy for e-mail antivirus, antispam and
antispyware scanning rated up to 6 million messages per hour.
- High performance generic proxy architecture for socket-based stream
- Decoding for a full suite of packed file types including ZIP, CAB,
LHA, GZIP, RAR, TAR, ZOO, and many others.
- Seamless upgrade path from 200Mbps to multi-gigabit via NodalCore C-
Series hardware accelerators
- Full access to the Sensory Networks Application Partner Ecosystem
SAA provides a consistent architecture and API for products accelerated by
NodalCore(R) software as well as hardware acceleration products, including the ground breaking NodalCore C-2000 MX and ULTRA PCI accelerator range to instantly boost performance into the multi-gigabit range. As the only PCI accelerator card on the market capable of accelerating multiple applications and storing up to 10 million signatures, these accelerator cards are the ideal solution for vendors seeking to deliver a range of superior price/performance UTM products, scaling from SOHO to Carrier class. The NodalCore Security Processor (SPU) technology is based on reconfigurable logic, uniquely allowing it to adapt to new threats, applications and content types.
With access to the wide range of accelerated Antivirus, Antispam, Antispyware, IDP and Content Filtering applications from Sensory Networks Application Partner Ecosystem, appliance vendors can easily integrate a suite of best of breed security applications from a wide range of tier-1 vendors. This delivers unprecedented speed in time-to-market, product differentiation, as well as a seamless future proof upgrade path.
"Security appliance vendors have again and again shown the need for a consistent solution from SOHO to carrier class appliances," said Matt Barrie, Chief Executive Officer for Sensory Networks. "The NodalCore Security Appliance Architecture delivers exactly this with seamless support for the wide range of applications in our large and growing Ecosystem."
Sensory Networks Inc.