Business Traffic Optimisation
With the Next-Generation Firewall content can be processed differently, sometimes blocked or prioritized above all other traffic – reflecting the business needs. In the firewall Apps are automatically identified as one of the 3000+ detectable services in the Application Visibility & Control use-case, and its traffic can thereafter be handled with priority.
For instance, traffic to Salesforce.com and Office 365 can recieve priority over traffic to local gossip papers. Netflix video can be banned from the office completely and the amount of bandwidth that Spotify can utilize can be limited to not cause overload on other services during peak hours.
As a pro-active security precaution traffic to applications that are known to carry high risk can be blocked.
Prioritize apps critical to
Limit access to entertainment or other non-critical sites