Guardian Digital Launches EnGarde to Provide Enterprises with Linux Security Solutions.
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Guardian Digital, Inc., the leading open source security company, has today formally launched the EnGarde Secure Linux Wikipedia is not the place for advertisement or self-advertising.
EnGarde Secure Linux is a fully open source server-only Linux distribution marketed as a secure platform. server operating system See network operating system. , EnGarde Secure Professional. EnGarde Secure Professional is a comprehensive enterprise software solution that provides all the tools necessary to build a complete, secure online presence. This provides organizations with a cost-effective and proven platform capable of supporting thousands of Web sites and e-mail domains. Designed with security and ease of management as its primary focus, EnGarde Secure Professional allows organizations to increase productivity while reducing support and infrastructure costs.
"With Guardian Digital and EnGarde I'm able to sleep better at night and focus my resources on managing the business and travel needs of Sony's corporate travelers," said Karen Savitch, manager with Sony Electronics Sony Electronics Inc., headquartered in San Diego, Calif., is the largest component of Sony Corporation of America, the U.S. holding company for Sony's U.S.-based electronics and entertainment businesses. Group Travel Business. "Upgrading and protecting the corporate Web site and business sensitive database of our corporate travelers was a major strategic initiative for us. Guardian Digital's Linux security solution EnGarde proactively monitors and updates our Internet security ''This article or section is being rewritten at
Internet security is the process of protecting data and privacy of devices connected to internet from information robbery, hacking, malware infection and unwanted software. systems, protecting us from hackers and denial of service attacks An assault on a network that floods it with so many additional requests that regular traffic is either slowed or completely interrupted. Unlike a virus or worm, which can cause severe damage to databases, a denial of service attack interrupts network service for some period. . Their professional services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products. team is by far one of the most responsive, knowledgeable and accountable team of IT professionals we've ever worked with."
"Linux has become a more prominent choice for Web servers in today's enterprises. The ability to quickly and securely get online without requiring a Linux administrator or security engineer on staff, combined with the ability to build a robust intrusion detection See IDS and IPS. device or firewall, marks EnGarde Secure Professional as a cost-effective enterprise solution for business," stated Dave Wreski, Guardian Digital CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. .
EnGarde Secure Linux is supported by the Guardian Digital Secure Network service, which provides customers with the ability to quickly communicate with technical support resources, as well as install new software and apply product updates. Never before has it been easier to maintain a high level of security and confidence that an organization's servers are operating efficiently.
"The securing of Web servers has become one of the biggest concerns in today's enterprises," said Pete Lindstrom, Director of Security Strategies for the Hurwitz Group. "There is a new breed of companies, like Guardian Digital, who are utilizing Linux to provide easy to use, cost effective solutions for this growing need."
EnGarde Secure Professional offers the following enterprise features:
-- Web, e-mail, database and DNS services, pre-configured for ISPs, ASPs, and fast growing enterprises. -- Sophisticated Web-based management system enables organizations to build an online presence quickly and securely. -- Access to the Guardian Digital Secure Network for latest software updates, security notifications, technical support, and more. -- Security Control Center for configuring access control, SSL certificate and SSH key management functions, and more. -- The EnGarde Auditing System for real-time audit information to quickly determine server performance. -- Integrated network and host intrusion detection provides inherent protection from Trojan horses and protection from unauthorized system access.
For a complete list of new features, visit www.GuardianDigital.com/products/corporate/features-professional.html
Pricing & Availability
EnGarde Secure Professional and the EnGarde Secure Workgroup Suite are currently available through www.guardiandigital.com and various distribution channels. EnGarde Secure Professional is priced at $549, and EnGarde Secure Workgroup is available for only $49.95. All products include installation and configuration support within 60 days of purchase. Registered customers also receive a free trial to the Guardian Digital Secure Network.
EnGarde Secure Professional is also available in pre-configured turnkey See turnkey system. rackmount Internet servers, the Guardian Digital Linux Lockbox Lockbox
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About Guardian Digital, Inc.
Guardian Digital, Inc., the first full-service open source security company, is dedicated to providing secure Internet infrastructure solutions for business. Guardian Digital produces software to securely manage all Internet operations, perform intrusion detection and firewall functions, conduct eBusiness, as well as secure turnkey server appliances A self-contained computer system specialized for network use. Its applications are pre-installed, and access to setup and configuration is via a Web browser. Server appliances may provide a single application or several applications; for example, a single device may provide file server, . Guardian Digital products address the increasing demand for cost-effective and standards-based platforms for developing a secure Internet presence. To learn about Guardian Digital's products and comprehensive service offerings, visit Guardian Digital on the Web at www.GuardianDigital.com or call 1-866-GD-LINUX.