As reported on TMC Net, SonicWALL announced the availability of the SSL VPN 5.0 for its Secure Remote Access (SRA) 1200 and 4200 SSL VPN appliances. This new firmware release introduces High Availability and Layer-7 Load Balancing, which is expected to provide customers remote access availability while allowing for flexible, fast growth.
“Good firewalls have the ability to inspect stuff as it comes through, Sweeney said. ‘They’re looking for the bad stuff: the
Trojans, the malware. But if you’re looking for the bad stuff, can you also look for the good stuff?’ He spoke of firewalls being able to identify the productive applications passing through, and bandwidth-prioritize the most important ones. “