ASG Wins Best Network Security Category in SC Magazine

The SC Magazine Awards highlight and showcase the best products, services and professionals in the information security industry. After being voted a finalist in the ‘Readers Trust Awards’ by readers of SC Magazine, Astaro Security Gateway was selected as the winner of the hotly contested ‘Best Network Security’ category by a panel of judges comprised of independent industry experts.

Walter Schumann, VP Sales, Marketing and Support EMEA, said, “Winning SC Magazine’s Best Network Security award, on top of other awards from ITPro, CRN, PC Magazine and PC Pr@xis, sends a clear message to users that Astaro provides market-leading, practical, easy-to-use, comprehensive and effective security solutions that meet customer’s developing security needs.”

The Astaro Security Gateway integrates a complete set of security technologies that comprise a mix of best of breed, open source and commercial software covering all aspects of security including email security (anti spam, anti phishing, dual virus protection for email, transparent encryption), web filtering (content filtering, anti virus for the web, anti spyware, and IM & P2P control), and network protection (firewall, remote access & VPN, and intrusion protection).

Astaro’s recently launched Version 7 of the Astaro Security Gateway contains a number of advanced features and enhancements. Among these are transparent e-mail encryption, SSL VPN, active/active clustering and safeguards for the uncontrolled flood of unsecured instant messaging traffic and peer-to-peer file sharing traffic.