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Astaro Security Gateway data sheet

  1. 1. Astaro Security Gateway Overview Astaro Security Gateway Delivering powerful, easy to use, and affordable network protection Enterprises are subject every day to a wide variety of Internet threats - hackers, viruses, worms, spyware, spam, phishing, botnets, Trojans, application exploits, and identity and information theft. These can infect computers, reduce productivity, and increase costs. Traditional firewalls and intrusion protection products filter network traffic, but are not designed to protect against these new content-based attacks. The Astaro Security Gateway, based on Astaro's award-winning Astaro Security Linux, provides a complete package of perimeter security applications. This package is powerful, easy to manage, and affordable. Web Security Network Security Email Security Unified Threat Management The Astaro Security Gateway, available as appliances and as software, integrates nine security applications: Web Security Email Security Network Security N Spyware Protection blocks N Virus Protection for Email catches N Intrusion Protection detects and incoming spyware, adware and other viruses in SMTP and POP3 emails and blocks probes and application-based malicious applications, and prevents attachments, even in compressed and attacks using heuristics, anomaly them from sending out confidential archived formats. detection, and pattern-based information. N Spam Protection uses eight techniques. N Virus Protection for the Web different techniques to filter out spam N Firewall, with stateful packet defends computers against virus without stopping legitimate emails. inspection and application-level infections from web downloads and N Phishing Protection blocks emails proxies, guards Internet communica- web-based email. from criminals trying to trick users tions traffic in and out of the N Content Filtering can block Internet into revealing confidential organization. access to 60 categories of web sites information. N Virtual Private Network Gateway during working hours. assures secure communications with remote offices and “road warriors”.
  2. 2. Powerful and Cost-Effective “The Astaro Security Gateway … is our top The Astaro Security Gateway is the most feature-rich, sophisticated, yet easy-to- choice among the products in this roundup: manage network security product on the market: It has an extremely well-rounded set of Powerful Security. The Astaro Security Gateway utilizes over 100,000 virus features, the best-designed interface, and signatures, two independent virus scanning engines, more than 3,000 intrusion the most valuable reporting for the protection rules, and a database of over 60 million web sites classified to identify administrator” sources of spyware, spam, phishing attacks, and questionable or illegal content. PC Magazine No other product available protects against more threats. “Once again, words almost fail us where this Most Cost-Effective. Astaro's technology can be deployed and managed with product is concerned. With more features minimum effort. An award-winning user interface, efficient management tools, than you can shake a stick at, this is a real and an Internet-based update service, provide quick installation, real-time winner” visibility into security threats, and simple administration. SC Magazine Best Design for the Future. The Astaro Security Gateway incorporates best of breed technologies from both open source projects and commercial vendors, which are integrated with Astaro's extensible Content Filtering Framework™. This open architecture allows Astaro to add new security technologies quickly as new types of security threats emerge. Easiest Configuration and Reporting With Astaro Security Gateway, one administrator can efficiently deploy and manage a complete security infrastructure. Simple Configuration Internet Updates Configuration is performed from a PC Updates and new threat signatures can through an intuitive browser-based be installed hourly, either automatically interface. No extra software needs to or through a simple one-click process. be installed. This minimizes the window of opportu- Unified Reporting nity for potential threats. State-of-the-art reporting gives real- Central Management time visibility of the security status of Astaro offers two separate powerful the network. tools to manage large deployments: Astaro Configuration Manager and Astaro Report Manager.
  3. 3. Choice Between Appliance and Software Astaro provides the same features and capabilities in the Astaro Security Gateway appliances and in the Astaro Security Gateway software. Customers can mix and match both types in the same environment and use the same central manage- Astaro Security Gateway ment tools with both. Appliances Appliances The Astaro Security Gateway appliances are reliable, high performance security devices that are extremely easy to deploy and manage. Astaro offers a full series of models to protect networks of all sizes. Software The Astaro Security Gateway software includes all the security applications of Astaro Security Gateway Software the Astaro Security Gateway appliances. It installs on Intel-compatible PCs and servers. Support and Training Services Astaro supports its customers with an outstanding services program. All Astaro products come with a 90-day software warranty and at least one year of hardware replacement. Customers can purchase support programs that include expedited replacement, email and telephone support, and 24-by-7 assistance. Astaro trains and certifies network administrators in brief web-based sessions, enabling them to become fully proficient in all aspects of Astaro's products. About Astaro Astaro was founded in 2000, with the goal of creating integrated, easy-to-use network security products. The company's leading Unified Threat Management product, Astaro Security Gateway, protects more than 25,000 customers, ranging from small businesses, to government and non-profit agencies, to global enterprises. Astaro's firewall is ICSA Labs certified. The company's technology has received recognition and awards such as Editors' Choice and Best Business Security Solution of the Year from PC Magazine, Best Security Solution from LinuxWorld Expo, 10 Stars and Test Center Recommended from CRN Magazine, Five Stars from SC Magazine, “Extremely Cost-Effective” from The Tolly Group, and “Excellent” from InfoWorld Magazine. Astaro is co- headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany and Boston, United States, with offices and solutions partners in over 40 countries.
  4. 4. Astaro Security Gateway Overview Technical Highlights Web Security N Time-based packet filter rules User Management N High performance web proxy N Instant messaging and P2P Control N Local and remote users/groups N Content filtering and monitoring against 60 N Worm and Botnet prevention N X.509 certificate/PKI support content categories N Zero day intrusion prevention N Radius N Blocking of incoming spyware downloads N Anomaly detection N SMB/Netbios N Detection of outgoing spyware messages N DoS/flood protection N Novell eDirectory Email Security N PPTP, L2TP and IPSec VPNs N LDAP N Eight spam identification methods N Clientless Remote Access N Active Directory/NTLM N Options to drop, flag or quarantine spam Security Proxies Networking N Detection of phishing emails N HTTP/HTTPS N Stateful high availability N SMTP email encryption (TLS) N SMTP N Transparent/bridging mode N Quarantine management N POP3 N Advanced routing Virus Detection N DNS N Bandwidth management N Two independent virus scanning engines N SIP, RTP N Traffic shaping/QoS N Scans emails and web file downloads N SOCKS N Uplink redundancy N Utilizes pattern matching, heuristics, and Logging & Reporting N VoIP support code emulation N Web reports Interface Support Network Security N Email reports N 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet N Stateful packet inspection firewall N Real-time notification (Email/SNMP) N DSL, Cable, Modem N Application-level deep packet inspection N Remote Syslog N VLAN Specifications Appliances Software Astaro Security Astaro Security Astaro Security Astaro Security Astaro Security Astaro Security Gateway 110 Gateway 120 Gateway 220 Gateway 320 Gateway 425 Gateway Software Form factor Desktop Desktop 1U Rackmount 1U Rackmount 1U Rackmount ---- Licenses available for Users 10 Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500 or unlimited users Firewall throughput (Mbps) 100 100 260 420 1 200 Varies by capacity of VPN throughput (Mbps) 30 30 150 200 265 the system selected Concurrent connections 60 000 60 000 400 000 550 000 700 000 Policies Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted Memory 256 MB 256 MB 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB Hard drive 20 GB 20 GB 40 GB 74 GB 74 GB Runs on PC-compatible 10/100 Ethernet ports 3 3 8 4 ---- hardware 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports ---- ---- ---- 4 8 Learn More Download an evaluation copy of the Astaro Security Gateway software at or contact Astaro at: The Americas Europe, Middle East, Africa Asia Pacific Region Astaro Corporation Astaro AG Astaro Corporation 3 New England Executive Park Amalienbadstrasse 36 30th Floor Bank of China Tower Burlington, MA 01803 76227 Karlsruhe 1 Garden Road, Central 2005-10-01 USA Germany Hong Kong, China T: +1 781 345 5000 T: +49 721 255 16 0 T: +852 2251 8514 F: +1 781 345 5100 F: +49 721 255 16 200 F: +852 2251 8515 Your Astaro Solutions Partner © 2005 Astaro AG. Subject to change without notice. Astaro, Astaro Security Gateway, Astaro Security Linux and Content Filtering Framework are trademarks of Astaro AG. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.