New data center firewall delivers up to 1 Tbps throughput

Hillstone Networks has announced the X10800, a next-generation data center security platform that supports a full suite of security services. Hillstone X10800 is specifically designed to meet the ever-growing security requirements of large cloud infrastructures with higher performance, scalability, and reliability. 

By 2021, Cisco predicts that global network traffic will grow to 20 ZB, with cloud-based data centers to carry 94% of the workload.  This exponential traffic growth continuously exacts high performance requirements in security services.

The Hillstone X10800 is based on a fully-distributed architecture. The architecture is future proven to support up to 7 Tbps Firewall throughput. It is built with a full-blown next-gen firewall services, advanced threat prevention capabilities and multi-tenancy features. With its 12 slots, Hillstone X10800 supports 100GE high-density interfaces and intelligent security services. Its fully redundant design at all levels guarantees carrier-grade reliability. 

 “The new platform from Hillstone presents up to 1 Tbps for firewall throughput in our tests, with support for complete business continuity based on Active/Active and Firewall Twin Mode deployment options,” said Zhu Liu, Area Manager, Ixia Solutions Group, Keysight Technologies, “On top of this, we’ve seen great business scalability along with great user experience. With 10 million new sessions per second, with a maximum of 480 million concurrent sessions, it definitely is the game changing platform.”