Cisco blade boosts security control

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Cisco this week released a new Supervisor module for Catalyst 6500 switch, aimed at injecting traffic security at the wiring closet layer of a LAN.

Cisco's Supervisor Engine 32 with Programmable Intelligence Services Accelerator (PISA) is a blade for Catalyst 6500 switches deployed in wiring closets. The vendor says the device can provide in-line packet inspection for all traffic flows at the LAN edge without introducing latency. The blade can filter out, or squeeze down, bandwidth of undesirable applications such as peer-to-peer. It can also reserve bandwidth for critical protocols for VoIP or enterprise applications, the company says.

At NetworkWorld.

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