WatchGuard introduces VPN tunnels

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WatchGuard has launched its XTM 5 series of security appliances.

WatchGuard has launched its XTM 5 series of security appliances to offer bring your own device (BYOD) protection for personal devices.

The company claimed that the new products have the ability to create virtual private network (VPN) tunnels for mobile devices running iOS and Android 4.0 and above.

It said that these provide complete (BYOD) protection for popular devices, as well as application control and an integrated firewall and intrusion prevention system. 

WatchGuard also claimed that within the new range of solutions appliance packet filtering is increased by nearly 40 per cent; gateway anti-virus is 190 per cent faster; intrusion prevention (IPS) is up 220 per cent; and overall UTM performance is improved by more than 150 per cent.

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