A turnkey virtualization platform to scale traffic inspection and threat protection
The Corsa Security Platform for Scaling Threat Protection is a turnkey package so you can elastically add virtual NGFW (Next Generation Firewall) capacity to meet increasing bandwidth demand without having to deal with the infrastructure. Gone is the need to constantly upgrade specialized, single-purpose hardware. Instead, the platform uses a pay-as-you-grow cloud model, greatly improving TCO compared to the CAPEX for existing security approaches.
By tightly integrating virtualization with intelligent orchestration, the Corsa Security Orchestrator provides an aggregated view of all your virtual firewalls while managing the infrastructure health, capacity and performance. With this package, you continue to use your preferred security vendors, while the Corsa Security platform takes care of scaling your traffic inspection and threat protection by adding more VMs as needed.
Managed by the Corsa Security Orchestrator
Built on a simple and intuitive UI, the Corsa Security Orchestrator virtual infrastructure manager is your single dashboard to deploy, scale and optimize your firewall VMs. It shows you the health of the virtual firewall system, resource allocation, VM and network utilization.
It is tightly integrated with your preferred firewall policy manager so you are able to create security profiles in the same way as you have always done. Alerts and network performance metrics give you instant feedback on your inspection capacity so you see what needs attention and can add capacity or make changes at the click of a button.
Corsa Security Platform for Scaling Threat Protection benefits
Get the traffic inspection capacity and threat protection you need quickly and easily since inspection is completely abstracted away from the infrastructure with the following benefits:
Deploy in minutes to quickly scale threat protection
The platform operates seamlessly with your existing security stacks so you can set it up in minutes and there is no need to rearchitect the network. You can order the traffic inspection capacity and threat protection you need with one click.
Pay-as-you-grow for lower TCO and better ROI
Add or remove security inspection capacity as needed for elastic threat protection resulting in lower TCO, less DevOps and by eliminating costly hardware refresh cycles.
Simplify your network architecture with turnkey virtualization
By using a cloud approach, the Corsa Security platform looks and acts like a public cloud, giving you the speed, agility and cost savings promised by the cloud but in your private network.
How the Corsa Security Platform for Scaling Threat Protection works
The Corsa Security platform is built up on four base elements that are tightly integrated to address both the needs of the network and the security stack. This sophisticated integration is turnkey so you don’t need to worry about setting up, managing and tracking VMs. You get a tightly coupled system that horizontally scales virtual instances of your security service, allowing you to stay focused on your security policy. It includes:
- Corsa Security Orchestrator
- Virtual firewalls from Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet
- Corsa Security Software Load Balancer
- Commodity compute servers
Once deployed (which only takes a few minutes), traffic enters the software load balancer on either 1G/10G or 100G links and is balanced across the pools of virtual firewalls. Because of the advanced load balancing and horizontal scaling into compute, you can turn up as much traffic inspection or other capability on a link as you require.
Traditional inspection bottlenecks are eliminated. As your inspection needs change, you can add more virtual firewalls with the click of a button. The number of virtual firewall instances to create more inspection capacity is up to you but it is also monitored by the platform so you don’t need to. We alert you so there is plenty of opportunity to increase capacity so you pay-as-you-grow.