Clustered Firewall Solution

Exchanges AG focuses on Clavister: maximum availability and performance of the Internet connections of Hamburg, March 17, 2009 together with its sales partners LANtana has the network security specialist Clavister can gain an important new customer project for themselves. So the exchanges AG in the course of restructuring its entire IT infrastructure relies on the powerful firewall cluster of the Swedish company. The Organization benefits since the introduction of security solutions by a flexibly usable Internet connection, extremely short latency times (examination and forwarding of IP packets) and high availability. With features such as antivirus and content filtering, Clavister was able to implement effective additions to the protection systems of stock exchange AG. In the wake of the merger of the company with other affiliates at the Hamburg location, a new security solution to protect the corporate network was essential.

Also, access to the real time course data stream CEF of Deutsche Borse AG and trade system used should ensure Xontro be. Clavister could offer an efficient and quick-to-implement solution with its firewall cluster. In particular the granular rules of selected security products convinced the project leaders of stock exchanges AG and meet their high quality standards. The Clavister UTM firewall solutions include secure conversion of IT infrastructure security and connectivity features, such as firewalling, VPN, intrusion detection & prevention, antivirus, content filtering, high-availability, clustering, traffic management and many more. The products are used by a total of four organizations: the exchanges AG as the stock exchanges in Hamburg and Hanover, which mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG, the Fund market Germany investment broker AG and Stephanie asset management AG. This applies to about 75 people at the Hamburg location.

The exchanges AG acts as a supplier of the complete solution for the three other companies here. She realized in addition to the classical applications of Internet users and the in-House hosted Web and mail servers Clavister solution also real-time financial data streams and access to trading systems. The Projektverantwortliche Achim Bludau explains: the Clavister products could fully meet our requirements after merging. The successful transition of our IT infrastructure is not least achieved thanks to the new solution. Until today, no compromise on our concept of security are required. The scalable performance and safety features confirm us in our decision. We are prepared for the future.” Clavister in brief: Since 1997, Clavister developed leading network security solutions that provide a competitive advantage worldwide tens of thousands of companies. The series Clavister unified threat management appliance (UTM) and the remote access solutions provide innovative and flexible network security with excellent management and control functions. Clavister is considered a pioneer in the field of virtual network security. This combination in conjunction with the comprehensive portfolio of hard – and software appliances offers Customers an ideal choice with regard to their security architectures. All Clavister products are supported by Clavisters award-winning support, maintenance and education program. Headquartered in Sweden, the company sells its solutions through international sales offices as well as an international network of distribution and reseller partners throughout EMEA and Asia. Clavister products in Germany, Austria and the Switzerland via the experienced VAD sysob and its more than 600 reseller partners.