Stonesoft introduces new appliances with increased throughput and excellent price-performance ratio

Flexibility through modularity and Security Engine capabilities Helsinki, Finland - February 5, 2013 - The network security company Stonesoft today announced two new appliance models Stonesoft 1035 and 1065, offering flexibility and increased throughput with an excellent price-performance-ratio. The Stonesoft 1035 appliance from Stonesoft's best-selling 1000 series is an entry-level, rack mountable model designed to meet the performance and scalability needs of small businesses and remote offices. The 1035 provides excellent flexibility, thanks to modularity and the full-scale Security Engine capability, which has previously been available only in the larger models. The Stonesoft 1065 appliance is designed to meet the performance and scalability requirements of small data centers and medium-sized network central sites. Both new appliances offer better port density, support for 10 Gigabit interfaces and increased performance. Licensed with the Stonesoft Security Engine, both appliances can be deployed for Firewall/VPN role (layer 3) for secure routing, NAT, and IPsec VPN gateway purposes The appliances can also be used in the IPS role (layer 2) in an IDS deployment or an Inline IPS deployment, or in the Layer 2 Firewall role, based on user preferences. . All of these use cases are available with a single unified software image and adaptable to changes just by re-configuration. "The new modular appliances extend our Security Engine portfolio into entry- level rack appliances, providing customers unrivalled flexibility and performance for real-life security needs in this product category", said Antti Kuvaja, Director, Product Management at Stonesoft. Availability: The Stonesoft 1035 is currently available for shipping. The Stonesoft 1065 will be available in April 2013. Appliance photos: Contact: For more details, please contact: Antti Kuvaja Director of Product Management Stonesoft Corporation Tel. +358 9 476 711 E-mail: antti.kuvaja (at) About Stonesoft Stonesoft Corporation (NASDAQ OMX: SFT1V) delivers software based, dynamic and customer driven network security solutions that secure the information flow and simplify security management. The company's product portfolio consists of the industry's first transformable Security Engine, standalone next generation firewalls and intrusion prevention systems, and SSL VPN solutions. At the core lies Stonesoft's Management Center which unifies the management of entire networks. Stonesoft serves private and public sector organizations requiring high availability, ease of management, compliance, dynamic security and protection of their critical digital assets and business continuity against today's rapidly evolving cyber threats. Stonesoft is a recognized researcher of advanced evasion techniques used in targeted cyber attacks to bypass security. Stonesoft has the highest customer retention rate in the industry due to low TCO, ease of management, and overall customer excellence. Stonesoft's customer base covers more than 6,500 mid- or large-sized organizations across various industries and geographical markets. Founded in 1990, the company's track record is well recognized by certifiers, industry analysts and demanding customers. The company's corporate headquarters are based in Helsinki, Finland and North American headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Stonesoft Oyj via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1675553]