Features and options
The benefits of premises-based firewall solutions
Common questions and answers about premises-based firewall
What is AT&T premises-based firewall?
AT&T premises-based firewall service is a fully managed, network security service that provides the first layer of defense between a Local Area Network (LAN) and the Internet. Premises-based firewall service includes all hardware and software components, configuration, installation, and day-to-day management and maintenance as well as expert customer support and proactive network monitoring.
You can choose from several premises-based firewall service solutions to meet your business requirements. They include systems from industry-leading providers from Fortinet®, Check Point®, Palo Alto Networks®, Cisco® and Juniper Networks®.
As part of the premises-based firewall service, you can define your own security policy and tailor the solution to meet your business needs. The service also includes high-availability configurations, multi-gigabit throughput capacity, and advanced reporting.
Who manages and monitors my firewalls?
Your devices are actively managed and monitored by AT&T security professionals, 24x7, from AT&T’s Security Operation Centers (SOCs). AT&T SOCs are highly secure, fully redundant sites, equipped with emergency backup power and advanced security technologies. AT&T Security professionals apply their extensive knowledge to monitor and respond to possible threats in the network.
What are the features and benefits?
Managed security — AT&T manages all phases of your firewall deployment. We can help design, configure and manage your firewall. AT&T premises-based firewall services provide an alternative to self-management which can be capital and labor intensive.
Proactive monitoring—AT&T actively manages and monitors your firewalls 24x7 from the AT&T SOCs. Our SOCs collect data, observe network traffic and perform analysis against known vulnerabilities, helping to mitigate the threat. As a result, you benefit from AT&T security expertise and technology.
Next-generation capabilities—Many of the AT&T-managed premises-based firewall solutions are capable of delivering next-generation capabilities such as Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Web-Filtering, Anti-Virus, and Application Control. Next-generation firewalls use deep packet inspection and application awareness to provide a more complete and efficient protection than traditional stateful inspection firewalls.
How does it work?
Why should I choose AT&T for premises-based firewall?
With advanced correlation data gathered, AT&T can identify threats that other service providers might miss. Our customers can delegate the management and response for security issues to AT&T without relinquishing control over their network. We offer options for managed firewall services that are premises-based and network-based for a hybrid solution. Our rich portfolio of managed security solutions and ecosystem of cybersecurity technologies and alliances help you contain risk, embrace change, and elevate trust.
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