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Network Security: Three open-source options

Jun 18, 2010, 14:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joseph Guarino)

"In this article I will introduce you to a few of the commercially-supported open-source network security options currently available in the marketplace today. With open-source networking you can enjoy the benefits of lower costs, greater security, flexibility, extensibility and full enterprise support. Here are three examples.

"Endian: Endian is a feature-rich, unified threat management (UTM) system that offers a stateful firewall, VPN (IPSec/OpenSSL), gateway anti-malware, anti-spam, QOS/Bandwidth Management, IPS and proxy functionality. It is available as a software solution to build on your own hardware or a variety of optimized appliances that scale to meet your network security needs. Like all other competitive offerings in this space, the community edition offers core functionality with the commercial version offering even more features; plus commercial support."

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