Sunday, October 06, 2013

XRoads Networks Releases Next Generation Threat Protection & Content Filtering Services codenamed ApeXfilter

IRVINE, CA. September 25, 2013 - XRoads Networks, a leading provider of unified bandwidth management platforms, today announced the release of its network security technology, codenamed ApeXfilter. The ApexFilter technology leverages the most powerful threat analysis engines in the world which utilizes unique machine learning content classification developed by Webroot. This engine and its web crawlers have classified nearly 10 billion web pages with an unsurpassable 2% error rate. No other classification system on the market can beat Webroot's MED-based classification engine.The ApeXfilter uses the hundreds of millions of URLs searched in over 40 languages to ensure that end-users do not access sites which contain malware, spyware, or viruses. Administrators can further select from over 80 categories to determine how content is accessed by end-users.ApeXfilter is cloud-based and provides zero-minute protection from Internet threats. Additional functionality includes the ability to block various file types and can ensure safe searches and video access for network users.Unlike other competitive solutions ApeXfilter takes advantage of the Webroot Sensory Network which semi-open proxy farms, exploit honeypots, native user simulations, web app honeypots, spam traps, and other third-party sources including a 50TB database of every known piece of malware ever seen.ApeXfilter also incorporates the knowledge derived from millions of end-users, including one of the most popular anti-spyware clients in the world. XRoads Networks has incorporated the ApeXfilter technology in to its EdgeXOS platforms, including its unique WEBaXcel appliance. Most of XRoads' older devices can also be upgraded to support the ApeXfilter module. The ApeXfilter is perfect for organizations looking to replace their existing network security with a more advanced, real-time and cloud-based threat protection system.