Here Phishy Microsoft, Whale Team on Security Appliance
Whale Communications is partnering with Microsoft to combine Microsoft's Internet Security and Acceleration Server with Whale's Intelligent Application Gateway.Whale Communications is partnering with Microsoft to combine Microsofts Internet Security and Acceleration Server with Whales Intelligent Application Gateway. The deal, which is the first of its kind for Microsoft, will combine Whales SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) VPN technology with Microsofts IP Security VPN and put the ISA Server technology on a secure hardware appliance, according to executives from both companies.
The Whale Intelligent Application Gateway is a security appliance for the network perimeter that can be deployed in the enterprise network DMZ or on a LAN. The product can manage remote access sessions, filter outbound communications from the network, and do endpoint security checking and application-layer security scans, according to Roger Pilc, CEO of Whale Communications.