Solution Brief on how to Strengthen Security and Reduce Downtime


Strengthen Security and Reduce Risk of Downtime

Network engineers and operations center staff can be justifiably concerned about how the inspection of live network traffic will impact network availability and application performance. Even popular and proven security devices are susceptible to unexpected power or port failures, traffic congestion, and configuration errors. These issues can increase latency to an unacceptable level or even cause security devices to fail closed, causing a self-inflicted denial of service. There is, however, a straight-forward and cost-efficient way to keep the network flowing during unexpected outages and also reduce the downtime associated with troubleshooting and maintaining security devices. 

Download this solution brief to learn how deploying an external bypass switch and network packet broker can help you strengthen security and reduce the risk of downtime.