Greatresponder.com – 2011-07-20 – Web hosting provider and innovating leader in Cloud computing technology, Dedicated as well as Managed hosting, SoftLayer Technologies introduced today the launching of it’s all new lineup of security solutions, the High-Availability Dedicated Firewallsto. The new service is compatible with any current or new Cloud, Dedicated, or Virtual systems as long as they share the same Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN). The costumers can now choose the option.
Vice President of Systems Development and Technology at SoftLayer, Matt Chilek says, “High-Availability Dedicated Firewalls provide our customers with greater peace of mind. Unfortunately, malicious network activity can happen to anyone, so we’re dedicated to providing our customers with the best protection possible so they can focus on their business and not worry about the security of their infrastructure.”
High-Availability Dedicated Firewalls are built for more then to protecting servers from malicious activity, as they go beyond then that. This facility also contains a subordinate physical firewall for failover protection, and automatic fall back when the primary firewall recovers service.
The web hosting company’s firewalls are meant to stand between the entire Virtual Local Area Network and the Public Network. All while analyzing and filtering all network traffic. SoftLayer’s costumers can now simply configure the firewall settings for the entire VLAN thanks to the very easy-to-use with the company’s Customer Portal as well as for individual computing systems. A library of templates for applying protection rules and configurations for specific applications are also provided by the Portal. Current templates include mail and Web services, Parallels Plesk, and cPanel. The web hosting provider, SoftLayer has put great effort to provide further individualization for each customer’s network security strategy. They have kept in mind to help their clients achieve even superior uptime, accessibility, and control of their web hosting plans.