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Firewall

The legal barrier between banking and broker/dealer operations within a financial institution created to prevent the exchange of inside information.

Chinese Wall

Informal; the imposed lack of communication between the investment banking and brokerage services of a financial institution. The Chinese wall exists in order to prevent brokers and investment bankers working for the same company from deliberately or accidentally sharing inside information that could lead to illegal insider trading. The Chinese wall protects both the financial institution at large and the individual investment bankers and brokers.
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The VPN and Firewall Appliances and Software report tracks VPN and firewall appliances in six price-banded categories, hardware secure routers, application security gateways, and VPN and firewall software.
The PERMIT solid-state firewall appliance is a low-cost, easy to install, and reliable platform with no moving components.
The new firewall appliance model is powered by the full-featured GB-OS 4.
VPN and firewall appliances are the backbone of network security, and will continue to function as such for a long time," says Jeff Wilson, principal analyst at Infonetics Research.
Contract notice: Helnet internet firewall appliances.
Our marketplace contains certified virtual appliances that range from the highly technical, such as firewall appliances, to business-specific, such as the CohesiveFT AppliaNCE products for the financial industry," said Srinivas Krishnamurti, director of product management and business development at VMware.
The Mistletoe SoC has been selected by several Tier 1 manufacturers for their next generation of VPN / Firewall appliances.
5 million between 1Q04 and 2Q04, mainly due to Cisco and Nokia having an off quarter, according to Infonetics Research's quarterly worldwide market share and forecast service, VPN and Firewall Appliances and Software.
Typical firewall appliances inspect each packet individually as they pass through the firewall, which can cause severe performance degradation in high-volume data centers.