Wireless security firm SonicWALL is to release a rack-mounted firewall and VPN solution for distributed networks.

The SonicWALL PRO 2040 enables optional upgrades, such as WAN-WAN fail-over, load balancing, and object and policy-based management, the company said.

The SonicWALL PRO 2040 will be available in February 2004, starting at £1,305.