IRVINE, USA: XRoads Networks, a leading provider of unified bandwidth management platforms, introduced the world's first "bandwidth management firewall" solution designed to augment or replace existing firewall solutions.
The new WEBaXcel appliance provides an innovative new solution for customers seeking to enhance their Internet security and accelerate their mission critical cloud-based applications using traffic shaping, caching, and link bonding techniques.
The WEBaXcel solution is the industry's only firewall appliance that incorporates next generation threat intelligence by Webroot along with advanced traffic shaping and link bonding functionality provided by XRoads Networks' unique Accelibond and Adaptiband technology.
"The innovative firewall functionality of the WEBaXcel solution is derived from Webroot's cloud-based Threat Intelligence capabilities which incorporate unique machine learning technology called Maximum Entropy Discrimination (MED)," said French, VP of Business Development, XRoads Networks. "This technology reduces categorization errors to less than 2 percent, which is a breakthrough in the industry, and enables our customers to receive zero-minute protection, thus preventing phishing, spyware, and malware attacks."
The WEBaXcel bandwidth management firewall appliance incorporates:
* Web Threat Protection.
* Dynamic Traffic Shaping and QoS.
* Malware, Spyware, Virus Firewall
* Application Caching and Acceleration.
* Multi-ISP Bonding and Failover.
By using the advanced security capabilities of Webroot, and its next generation threat protection services powered by cloud intelligence, XRoads Networks is able to deliver a unique, next-generation firewall solution that's unmatched by the competition.
WEBaXcel also incorporates XRoads Networks dynamic bandwidth management technology called Adaptiband which automatically adjusts its QoS and throttling policies based on end-user utilization of the network and those applications which are considered critical by our customers.
With its application caching and link bonding technology the WEBaXcel firewall appliance speeds up network connectivity while reducing costs and enabling customers to stretch their connectivity budgets.