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CNET: Sun Plays Safe with Linux Device

Nov 20, 2002, 10:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Lemos)

"Sun Microsystems has teamed up with firewall maker Check Point Software to offer a security appliance based on Linux, the companies announced Monday.

"The new product, the Sun LX50 Firewall/VPN appliance, runs a version of the open-source operating system with enhanced security. Using firewall and virtual private network (VPN) software from Israeli-based Check Point, the appliance is designed to protect business networks and communications.

"Built on Sun's LX50 Intel-based server, the new security product supports Check Point's Open Platform for Security (OPSEC) specification that allows it to integrate with products from other software and hardware makers..."

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