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Hillstone Networks and AlgoSec Deliver Integrated Solution to Drive Security and Agility in Complex Enterprise Networks

Joint Solution Provides Improved Visibility, Management, Compliance and Cost Savings Through Automation

September 23, 2014



Sunnyvale, Calif., & Boston, Mass., –– Hillstone Networks, a leading provider of enterprise network firewall solutions today announced a strategic alliance with AlgoSec, the market leader for Security Policy Management. Through this partnership, Hillstone Networks has integrated its full range of firewall solutions with AlgoSec’s security policy management suite to enable joint customers to streamline and automate operations, enhance visibility and improve security, compliance and business agility.

Hillstone Networks’ next generation firewall solutions for the enterprise and data center discover abnormal traffic behaviors to identify advanced threats and slash risk before there’s any business damage. AlgoSec delivers an automated solution for managing complex policies across firewalls and related security infrastructure, to streamline security operations and change management, ensure continuous compliance, and deliver a tighter security policy that offers better protection against cyber-attacks.

Through this integrated offering, Algosec now displays Hillstone firewalls, including subnets and zones, on its interactive network topology map, providing end-to-end visibility. Through this map, users can see the impact of potential policy changes on network traffic, troubleshoot problems and perform “what-if” analysis in real time. Additionally, AlgoSec provides real-time monitoring and alerting on changes to registered Hillstone firewall rules to quickly uncover problems such as unauthorized or risky changes, and inefficient or unnecessary policies. AlgoSec can scale to support any large-scale heterogeneous distributed enterprise environment. In conjunction with Hillstone’s Intelligent Next-Generation Firewall, AlgoSec is a critical component to ensure a customer’s network is compliant for auditing purposes.

“We are pleased to partner with Hillstone Networks and deliver a joint solution that helps Hillstone Networks’ customers automate and simplify the management of their security policies, ensure continuous compliance and reduce costs,” said Guy Givoni, general manager, APAC at AlgoSec. “Hillstone’s strong presence in Asia will help further increase our footprint across the region.”

“Hillstone delivers world-class solutions that work seamlessly with our technology partner ecosystem,” said Lingling Zhang, vice president of marketing at Hillstone Networks. “The integrated solution offered with AlgoSec is case in point. Our customers are looking for solutions that address the need for security and agility in a cost-efficient way to scale with their business, and we believe we’ve found an ideal partner for this with AlgoSec.”

Hillstone Networks was recognized in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls and the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management. For more information, please visit www.gartner.com.

About Hillstone Networks, Inc.

Hillstone Networks builds intelligent next-generation firewalls to protect against Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and zero-day attacks in the cloud era. Built from the ground up for today’s virtual and cloud-based data centers, Hillstone Networks’ fully distributed, intelligent, next-generation firewall platform overcomes the performance and deployment limitations of legacy firewalls, providing granular visibility and control of network traffic, based on real-time, behavioral anomaly detection and advanced data analytics. Established in 2006 by NetScreen, Cisco and Juniper executives, over 8,000 customers worldwide rely on our proven high-performance, network security solutions, including Fortune 500 companies, higher education, financial institutions and service providers. Hillstone Networks is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, find us on Twitter @Hillstone_Net and visit www.hillstonenet.com.

About AlgoSec

AlgoSec is the market leader for security policy management, enabling organizations to simplify and automate security operations in evolving data centers and networks. More than 1000 of the world’s leading organizations, including 15 of the Fortune 50, rely on AlgoSec for faster security provisioning of business applications, streamlined change management, continuous compliance and tighter security. AlgoSec’s application-centric approach orchestrates the management of complex policies across firewalls and related network devices, aligning IT teams for improved business agility. AlgoSec is committed to the success of every single customer, and offers the industry’s only money-back guarantee. For more information, visit www.AlgoSec.com

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