Huawei, FireMon to provide proactive firewall management on Huawei NGFW

Huawei and FireMon have signed a memorandum of understanding, announcing a partnership to provide proactive firewall management solution on Huawei NGFW worldwide, helping users reduce the cost of operations and maintenance, the companies said.

By direct integration between Huawei NGFW solutions and FireMon proactive firewall management solution allows in-depth and real-time visibility into configuration and effectiveness of network security infrastructure across enterprise-wide, which empower security professionals´ management efficiency on device complexity, policy change and related risk.

A scalable architecture and intuitive user interface ensure that security practitioners in any enterprise have the actionable data they need to quickly adapt network defenses to changing business demands and emerging threats. By having FireMon proactive firewall management solution, Huawei NGFW users could manage firewall policy changes, locate incorrect configurations, analyze the utilization of existing policies, and perform compliance audits against the access rules between security zones.

In addition, the firewall change process on Huawei NGFW will be automated with an intelligent workflow solution that dramatically improves accuracy while reducing time and costs associated with access change requests.

FireMon solutions deliver continuous visibility into and control over network security infrastructure, policies, and risk.

Huawei is a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.