Check Point Software Technologies -- formerly a software-only company -- now offers a line of low-end VPN firewall appliances for branch offices and home offices.
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There may soon be a new standard that makes IPSec VPNs more secure and easier to configure.
Whale Communications has upgraded its Secure Sockets Layer remote access gear to make it easier for remote users to reestablish passwords they have let expire.
Sygate has beefed up its security software making it possible to secure all endpoints on a network - servers, desktops, via remote access or on the LAN - by making sure they are compliant with corporate security policies.
Nortel, which makes both IP Security VPN and Secure Sockets Layer remote access gear, has added features to its SSL software that make it possible to ensure the security of remote PCs trying to access corporate networks.
Aspelle Ltd., one of the Secure Sockets Layer remote access start-ups in a crowded field, will close its doors next week after failing to get a second round of funding.
F5 Networks Inc. has bought Secure Sockets Layer remote access vendor uRoam Corp. to help it offer a way to secure remote machines that are accessing corporate servers through F5 gear.
Nokia is making it possible for customers to turn their IP Security VPN gear into Secure Sockets Layer remote-access appliances, offering customers a flexible way to test the SSL technology.
Stratus Technologies is beefing up its telecom portfolio with the acquisition of Cemprus, bringing it telecommunications signaling software that it can combine with its redundant server platforms.
Cisco is wheeling out a smorgasbord of hardware and software security upgrades to boost performance of VPNs and add more security features such as intrusion detection.
Visual Networks Inc. is introducing new probe software that gathers more information about the performance of IP networks for carriers and enterprises interested in making sure service-level agreements are met.
Visual Networks is introducing new probe software that gathers more information about the performance of IP networks for carriers and enterprises interested in making sure service-level agreements are met.
SonicWall Inc. is marrying a VPN appliance to a wireless access point in an attempt to make it easier to set up and secure wireless LANs at small corporate offices.
Cisco this week is introducing software upgrades that boost the speed of and allow more concurrent users on some of its low-end PIX firewall appliances.
Following more than a year of declining revenues, VPN equipment vendor SonicWall Inc. has shaken up its leadership, appointing a new chairman and a new president and CEO.