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LinuxPR: Progressive Systems' Phoenix Adaptive Firewall Appliance Certified "Linux-Ready"

Feb 01, 2000, 19:16 (0 Talkback[s])

"First Firewall Security Tested and Certified by Independent Linux Testing Authority."

"Progressive Systems, Inc., a leading provider of Linux-based network security solutions, and Linuxcare, Inc., the industry's premiere testing and certification authority for Linux, today announced that Progressive's Phoenix Adaptive Firewall appliance based on the Cobalt RaQ2 was network security audited and certified "LinuxReady" by Linuxcare Labs. Certification assures customers that the version of Linux utilized by the appliance, and the Phoenix Adaptive Firewall application itself, will standup to real-world network security demands. (Editor's Note: Progressive Systems will be demonstrating the Phoenix Adaptive Firewall appliance based on the Cobalt RaQ2 in Cobalt's booth 255 at LinuxWorld, February 2-4, 2000 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.)"

"The Phoenix Adaptive Firewall gives businesses an enterprise-class, network layer firewall that combines state tracking with anti-attack features to secure network assets. The Phoenix protects networks by performing a detailed inspection of all aspects of incoming packets and distributes them according to rules determined by the network administrators. The firewall also includes anti-attack features that disable networking probe attacks commonly used by crackers and offers secure remote administration through a Java GUI. "

"The Phoenix firewall appliance based on the Cobalt RaQ2 uses a 64 bit, 250mhz RISC processor to reach performance levels above T-3 (45mbps) speeds..."

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