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Linux Journal: Migrating to Astaro Security Linux

Dec 16, 2003, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Victor Cruz)

"Micah Lloyd, a senior systems administrator for eBet Ltd., knew that he needed to upgrade the security for eBet's distributed network. The company had been using Check Point 4.0 as a perimeter firewall solution for its five offices. The problem was, though, that upgrading to the latest version of Check Point would be a costly and time-consuming proposition. Not only would eBet need to pay for and manually install new software, but the underlying hardware also would need to be updated, further adding to the overall cost and complexity of the upgrade.

"Headquartered in Australia and with operations and contractual arrangements in New Zealand, Singapore, Greece, the Philippines and the USA, eBet is a public company listed on the Australian and New Zealand Stock Exchanges (ASX/NZSE: EBT). The company is divided into a Gaming Systems Division and an Online Division.The Gaming Systems Division develops and markets a range of networked solutions for gaming machines. The Online Division develops and operates turnkey Internet-based wagering systems for licensed gaming operators in international markets. eBet operates Internet systems for the New Zealand TAB, Penn National Gaming and Playboy.com..."

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