WatchGuard enhances XCS security appliances
WatchGuard Technologies announced the availability of its enhanced Extensible Content Security (XCS) solutions for SMBs.
The XCS 580 and XCS 280 provide the same trusted content protection with performance improvements up to 50 percent at a more affordable price point than prior models.
Available to customers now, the XCS 280 and XCS 580 provides SMBs with a centralized management dashboard, making it easier for customers to manage security options and create reports. In addition, customers have instant access to WatchGuard LiveSecurity Plus, which provides 24/7 web or phone-based support services.
WatchGuard XCS 280 and 580 appliances have been optimized for ease-of-use for SMB customers who may not have a dedicated IT security team. The Data Loss Prevention Wizard, ReputationAuthority and Web Security subscriptions all make it easier for customers with limited IT resources to deploy and maintain an enterprise-class content security solution at an affordable price point.
“With increased security threats targeting small and medium-sized business, it is essential for business owners to keep their important and sensitive information safe,” said Roger Klorese, WatchGuard’s Director of Product Management. “The WatchGuard XCS solution provides the web and email content security, management and reporting features that SMBs need to maintain the highest level of security and defend against attacks.”
WatchGuard offers five XCS models to provide organizations of all sizes with a suite of content security functionality, including email security, web security and data loss prevention. These solutions provide the most effective defense from email and web-based threats, including spam, viruses, malware, URL filtering, blended threats, spyware and network attacks, and block 98 percent of threats and spam at the network perimeter.