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Barrier1 Introduces Barrier1 2.0 Virtualized Network Security Solution

Barrier1 announces a virtualized security solution. Virtualization continues it growth in data centers for a variety of reasons. However, the next generation of network IT Security has to provide the same level of protection in the virtualized world as well. A revolutionary new product category has been created, Virtualized Intelligent Threat Management.

The breakthrough is the company's patent pending software version 2.0 which gathers information from all existing components of the network infrastructure using them as security sensors. Barrier1 2.0 then logs critical information gathered from the network, analyzes, makes decisions and acts upon those decisions virtually instantaneously. By utilizing existing info structure devices as sensors and information points, Barrier1 blocks and reports on anomalous traffic regardless of entrance point. The end result is that Barrier1 2.0 is able to turn an existing network into a virtualized security solution addressing all external and internal security threats. The product is currently protecting city and county governments, school systems, banks, businesses and hospitals.

Barrier1 2.0 draws information from 723 different device types from over 400 different manufacturers so the customer doesn't have to purchase special network products to insert the Barrier1 appliance. It takes minutes to install the Barrier1 2.0 appliance at the customer site and the company monitors and updates the software 24 x 7.

Barrier1 includes extensive easy to use on board reporting capabilities. Compliancy is an important issue in IT Security. Barrier1 has the extensive reporting tools that deliver the capability to drill down and address all compliancy regulations found in HIPPA, Sarbanes Oxley, and GLB.

"In addition to unmatched levels of network security and reporting, our price points allow comprehensive security for the price of most competitors basic anti virus products. Barrier1 2.0 is simply the first and only virtualized network security solution on the market today."

The Barrier1 security appliance is available directly through Barrier1. For more information, contact Barrier1 at 763.422.3776, or email

Published Monday, June 20, 2011 5:00 AM by David Marshall
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