Cyberoam Ups Security With Next-Gen Firewalls With Layer 8


By Toneo Tonderai Rutsito

Integrated Digital Security Solutions (IDSS) a value added distributor of ICT Security Solutions in Zimbabwe and Sub Saharan Africa who is also the official distributor of Cyberoam products have announced their next big move as they take up data and network security in Zimbabwe

Cyberoam Technologies, a global Network Security appliances provider, offering future-ready security solutions to physical and virtual networks in organizations with its Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) and Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances for medium-large enterprises have taken another step to data security.

Known for being the fastest growing network security vendors across the globe and the only IT security UTM Vendor that enables enterprises to get complete visibility into their user activities in the network. Cyberoam UTM has a range of appliances that suit requirements of SOHO, SMEs & Large Enterprises and have recently unveiled product security ranges.

IDSS announced the unveiling of product ranges including the CR1000iNG-XP, CR1500iNG-XP and CR2500iNG-XP to offer the best mix of performance, security, flexibility and price to this segment.


These new models strengthen Cyberoam’s existing NGFW offering and aim to offer the best mix of security appliances to the medium-large enterprise segment. The segment has few options to consider when looking for high performance with the desired ROI.


The  Senior Vice President with Cyberoam, Mr  Abhilash Sonwane said “Medium-large enterprises (1000-6000 users) are many times forced to compromise on performance, security, flexibility or price.

“The new Cyberoam Next-Generation Firewalls address this gap by offering the best fit on all these parameters. CR1000iNG-XP, CR1500iNG-XP and CR2500iNG-XP appliances come with FleXi Ports that offer I/O slots for additional Copper 1G, Fiber 1G/10G ports on the same appliance, along with high performance and next-generation security features to medium-large enterprises.”

“FleXi Ports lower initial costs by offering the flexibility to add desired network interface modules as and when required, at the same time protecting investment in the future.” Added  Sonwane

Cyberoam NGFW come with Layer 8 Identity-based technology for actionable intelligence and controls that offer complete security controls over L2-L8 for future-ready security in enterprises. Cyberoam’s Next-Generation Firewall protection is EAL4+ certified and offers Layer 8 Identity-based security, application visibility & controls, Intrusion Prevention System, website filtering, HTTPS inspection, VPN (IPSec and SSL) and granular bandwidth controls.


Additional security features like Web Application Firewall, Gateway Anti-Virus, Gateway Anti-Spam, and more, are also available. Moreover, Cyberoam’s Extensible Security Architecture helps enterprises tackle unknown threats of the future by offering the agility to prolong the life and performance of its NGFW appliances to support newer enterprise security features and enhancements.


The high tech security gadgets Feature highlights:

–              High performance – Up to 60 Gbps firewall throughputs; up to 8 Gbps NGFW throughputs

–              Flexible Connectivity options – Multiple I/O slots for Copper 1G, Fiber 1G/10G FleXi Ports modules

–              Multiple deployment scenarios – allowing configuration as high performance Firewall /VPN /IPS /WAF, NGFW, UTM or Proxy

–              Centrally manageable using Cyberoam Central Console; Centralized reporting with Cyberoam iView, for distributed Enterprises.


These are among products that dawns a new era in our digital security world as Zimbabweans seek to create a virtually secure digital world. The corporate data can not be allowed to be leaked, stolen or abused as it is one of the most vital properties of any institute.

As digital threats are daily enhancing, we also need to play our own part to make sure due diligence and constant upgrades and updates are made to avert the daily and newly made sophisticated attacks against our systems and data.



Zim Media Contacts: Zivanayi Mukuku email: [email protected]


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