DataPower, creator and provider of intelligent XML-Aware Network (XAN) infrastructure, has announced the availability of firmware release 3.0 for its XML-aware networking hardware: DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway and DataPower XA35 XML Accelerator. Firmware release v3.0 includes: Integration with Eclipse and IBM WebSphere Studio Web services development environments; Point-and-click XPath for configuration of field-level security; Enhanced MQ support; Patent-pending XML schema validation improvements; Additional security for SOAP with Attachments (SwA); Enhanced user interface (UI) for AAA framework; Full SNMP Enterprise MIB; Dynamic configuration interface.
The XS40 XML Security Gateway combines hardened security, wirespeed performance and algorithms for XML threat protection and access management, including XML firewall, XDoS protection, SOAP filtering, access control, XML schema validation, digital signatures, field-level XML encryption, XML/SOAP routing, and service virtualization. The Web services security solution, XS40 provides both standards support (such as WS-Security 1.0, SAML, XACML, XPath, XKMS, WSDM, SSL, LDAP, and RADIUS), and integration with existing security, management and application infrastructure (such as IBM WebSphere, MQ Series, Tivoli, CA eTrust, CA Unicenter, F5 BIG-IP iControl, Sun Identity Server, Netegrity, Oblix, and others). DataPower's firmware release v3.0 for the DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway and the DataPower XA35 XML Accelerator is available immediately.