Clavister Releases Latest cOS Core Enhancing Next-Generation Firewall Performance

ÖRNSKÖLDSVIK. 2015-10-01

Clavister’s cOS Core version 11.00 improves VPN and Web Content Filtering functionality with multi-core architecture, boosting performance by up to 600% 

Clavister, a leader in high-performance network security, has announced the release of its latest operating system, cOS Core version 11.00, delivering performance levels up to 600% higher than previous OS versions.

The Clavister cOS Core version 11.00 operating system comes with a range of new features including enhanced anti-spam functionality and malicious link protection. Key enhancements include:

  • A multi-core architecture with interface poll offloading boosting plaintext performance by up to 100%
  • Intel QuickAssist crypto-accelerator boosting VPN performance by up to 600%
  • High performance ALG with HTTP inspection improving WCF performance by up to 300%

Jim Carlsson, CEO of Clavister, commented: “Clavister cOS Core version 11.00 not only enhances performance in three key areas but also adds an extra layer of protection against spam and malicious links that will significantly decrease the risk of malware entering a network. We are committed to delivering best in class solutions that maximise network uptime and provide robust next-generation security; as a result the latest version will ensure new and existing clients are benefitting from the most current protection and performance levels.”

The announcement follows on from the launch of the Clavister W50, bringing performance capability, port flexibility and scalability to data centers, service providers and enterprises.

The Clavister W50 delivers firewall performance of up to 55Gbps, providing a powerful, and scalable network security solution, offering future-proofed port flexibility via its interface expansion module slot and a selection of port options, to meet all future business requirements.  It can also support up to eight million concurrent connections, delivering up to 8Gbps VPN performance with advanced VPN capabilities including Gateway-to-Gateway and roaming clients.

The latest software version is now available for all existing Clavister customers with supported products including E80, W20, W30 and the newly introduced W50. Customers can contact their local Clavister sales representative for further information about how Clavister cOS Core version 11.00 will boost performance on specific Clavister products.