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Companies troubled by junk e-mail and other Internet traffic that clog network systems may find relief from a program introduced last week by Check Point Software Technologies as part of its Enterprise Traffic Management product line.
FloodGate-1 enables network managers to prioritize Internet traffic, preventing "choke points" where vital information can't get through. As more companies rely on the Internet, the problem has grown more severe as programs compete for limited resources.
Web data that arrives in network systems automatically through push technology particularly cause traffic snarls, but the volume of e-mail and the increased use of commercial …