Korea University Deploys TippingPoint’s UnityOne Intrusion Prevention System
AUSTIN, Texas – June 1, 2004 – TippingPoint Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TPTI), the leader in intrusion prevention, today announced that Korea University has implemented the UnityOneÃ¢â€ž? Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) to protect their network from internal and external cyber threats. With 14 colleges spread over three campuses in two cities, Korea University is the largest private institution of higher education in Korea. On average, TippingPoint’s UnityOne has blocked approximately 420,000 attacks per week at Korea University. According to Jongmoo Lee, network manager at Korea University, “We are very pleased with the capabilities of the UnityOne IPS to block potentially devastating cyber attacks-hacker attempts, worms, and viruses- at two gigabits.”
TippingPoint Technologies’ Director of Channel Operations Tim Wickham said, “UnityOne is the most powerful prevention device available due to its multi-gigabit throughput. We are pleased that it has been so effective at protecting Korea University as well as our other international customers.”
TippingPoint’s UnityOne provides Application Protection, Performance Protection and Infrastructure Protection at gigabit speeds through total packet inspection. Application Protection capabilities provide fast, accurate, reliable protection from internal and external cyber attacks. Through its Infrastructure Protection capabilities, UnityOne protects routers, switches, DNS and other critical infrastructure from targeted attacks and traffic anomalies. UnityOne Performance Protection capabilities enable customers to throttle non-mission critical applications that hijack valuable bandwidth and IT resources, thereby aligning network resources and business-critical application performance.
TippingPoint is the leading provider of network-based intrusion prevention systems that deliver in-depth Application Protection, Infrastructure Protection, and Performance Protection for corporate enterprises, government agencies, service providers and academic institutions. Our innovative approach offers customers unmatched networkbased security with unrivaled economics, ultra-high performance, scalability and reliability. TippingPoint is based in Austin, Texas, and can be contacted through its Web site at www.tippingpoint.com or by telephone at 1-88UNITYONE.