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Hillstone Press Release

Hillstone Networks Achieves NSS Labs Recommended Status

by | Feb 29, 2016

Company Receives “Recommended” Rating in Its First NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall Test: Illustrates Company’s Long-Standing History to Customer-Driven Value and Vision.

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hillstone Networks, a leading provider of network security solutions, today announced its Next Generation Firewalls platform received a “Recommended” rating and was among the top scoring solutions in security effectiveness and value in the latest NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall test. Its high marks include lowest for Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) per Protected Mbps, blocking 99.6% of exploits from the NSS exploit library and blocking 98.32% of live exploits over a 2-month period from December 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016.

A first time participant in the NSS Labs testing, Hillstone was given a Recommended rating in the NSS Labs Security Value Map™ (SVM). NSS Labs, an independent security product testing and research leader, conducts comprehensive 3rd party testing for consumption by enterprises, government and all other organizations interested in gaining comparative, independent technical reviews of products.

NSS Labs’ results found that the Hillstone Next Generation Firewall has the lowest TCO per Protected Mbps and excels in Security Effectiveness and Value for Next-Generation Firewalls. The “Recommended” rating reinforces Hillstone Networks’ security leadership and the company’s commitment to provide the highest levels of protection and best value to its more than 12,000 customers globally.

“The product’s overall value is compelling,” said Vikram Phatak, CEO of NSS Labs. “The security, performance, and stability of the Hillstone next-generation firewall are excellent, earning Hillstone a recommended rating by NSS.”

“NSS Labs has a long tradition and reputation for conducting independent and rigorous testing to validate and vet technology products so that customers have peace of mind when choosing a solution to secure their business,” added Lingling Zhang, VP of Products and Marketing. “To receive ‘Recommended’ status and be positioned in the most upper right corner of the SVM in our first test is a great achievement, and we are proud to be amongst the ranks of NSS Labs Recommended technologies.”

For detailed information, or to download a complimentary copy of the NSS Labs report of Hillstone Networks’ Next Generation Firewall platform, visit

About Hillstone Networks:

Hillstone Networks offers a broad range of security solutions for enterprises and data center networks – whether physical, virtual, or in the cloud. Hillstone solutions provide continuous threat defense not only at traditional perimeters, but also to internal networks, down to each virtual machine. For physical environments, Hillstone’s innovative security platform combines Behavioral Intelligence with high-performance networking, enabling organizations to find and stop threats in minutes, not months. Hillstone offers a complete virtual firewall solution for perimeter protection in virtual environments; Hillstone uses micro-segmentation technology to protect East-West traffic in the cloud.

Established in 2006 by NetScreen, Cisco and Juniper executives, Hillstone Networks is relied on by more than 10,000 customers around the world, including Fortune 500 companies, higher education, financial institutions and service providers. Hillstone Networks’ US headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit


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