Firewall Vendor List A and B
This section is for both UTM and network firewalls for small businesses right through to the enterprise level ISP carriers. For personal computer firewalls see home user firewalls section and endpoint protection section of the website.
There are two types of network\business firewalls known as enterprise firewalls and UTM (Unified Threat Management) firewalls.
UTM is an all-in-one network firewall that combines many point solutions into one. For example anti-virus, anti-spam, application control, IPS, web filtering, WAN optimisation, vulnerability scanner, VPN and so on.
Enterprise firewalls are dedicated to just being a firewall. They provide basic protection and use features such as NAT and stateful packet inspection. The main purpose is to to securely handle lots of throughput.
Arkoon provide UTM firewalls in their family of FAST360 security appliances. Arkoon also provide this in a software platform as well.
Locations - Lyon, France | Founded in 2000
Barracuda NG Firewalls are more suitable for small and medium businesses but also offer firewalls for the enterprise market. Barracuda Networks is a well known security vendor, in particular for their wide range of point solution products.
Locations - Head office in CA, USA and other offices throughout the world | Founded in 2003