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Top Features in a Next-Generation Firewall
A Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) is a behavior-aware system that focuses on policy, applications and identities, as well as network activity. In this podcast, John Burke of Nemertes Research counts down the top features to look for when purchasing a NGFW. The discussion focuses on performance, identity and context awareness, flexibility, cost and more.
SpeakerJohn Burke Principal Research Analyst
Speaker Bio: "John Burke is a Principal Research Analyst with Nemertes Research, where he advises key enterprise and vendor clients, conducts and analyzes primary research, and writes thought-leadership pieces across a wide variety of topics. John leads research on virtual enterprise, focusing primarily on the virtual and mobile desktop, Application Delivery Optimization (ADO), and management and orchestration tools for the virtualized data center and the cloud. He also covers security related to all these topics, as well as server and storage virtualization, network and application performance management and monitoring, branch office IT, and SOA.