Clavister’s New Next-generation Firewall Gateway Secures Branch Offices and Data Centres

ÖRNSKÖLDSVIK, SWEDEN. 2015-03-31, by Nikolas Georgii

W30 firewalls deliver unmatched performance and enhanced security features, giving exceptional value and port flexibility for branch office and data centre deployments


Clavister, a leader in high-performance network security, has announced the launch of its latest entry level next-generation security gateway, the W30, bringing unmatched price/performance capability, performance and port flexibility to branch offices and small sized data centres.

The Clavister W30 delivers firewall performance of up to 8Gbps, providing a powerful, and expandable network security solution, at an attractive price point,  offering enhanced port flexibility via its interface expansion module slot, offering a selection of port options, and greater scalability  to meet all future business requirements.  It can also support up to a million concurrent connections and delivers up to 300Mbps VPN performance.

Jim Carlsson, CEO of Clavister, said: “The W30 is a robust entry-level addition to the Clavister family, providing powerful next-generation firewalling, enhanced port interface flexibility, scalability and unbeatable value for money to new and existing customers. With its advanced application and content control features, centralised management and future-proof licensing, it is an ideal solution SME’s with remote and branch offices and smaller data centres, providing robust protection at a competitive price point.”

The W30 solution supports Clavister’s next-generation firewall services including True Application Control, Content Security Services and User Identity Awareness. It also includes additional features such as server load balancing, WAN load balancing and DDoS protection which help ensure network performance.

Clavister’s True Application Control service enables in-depth analysis and management of application content, helping to identify Skype IDs, SQL queries, Facebook chat text, VoIP call information and more.  Together with User Identity Awareness, this gives powerful, granular visibility and control over users’ access to applications across networks, enabling busi­ness-critical application usage to be prioritised and increasing overall business productivity.  Clavister’s Content Security Services include IDS / IPS, web content filtering and antivirus, giving users advanced security functions to help protect organisations against web threats.

The Clavister W30 gateway is available with two license models, standard and Pro, and is available for immediate shipping and can be purchased through Clavister Certified Distributors and Resellers.


About Clavister

Clavister is a leading security provider for fixed, mobile and virtual network environments. Its award-winning solutions give enterprises, cloud service providers and telecoms operators the highest levels of protection against current and new threats, and unmatched reliability.  Clavister’s performance in the security sector was recognised in 2013 with the 2012 Product Quality Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.  The company was founded in Sweden in 1997, with its solutions available globally through its network of channel partners.

Clavister is a member of Intel’s Network Builders program (, a cross-industry initiative that enables telcos to build and manage business-critical infrastructures, with lower capital and operating costs. Clavister is traded at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and has more than 4500 shareholders