SonicWall Unveils Aventail SSL VPN Platform
The new product will enable users to manage security threats, control remote access and protect applications.SonicWall is releasing the latest version of its newly acquired Aventail Secure Sockets Layer VPN remote access platform to help businesses manage security threats and control remote access. The July 23 release, which features smart-phone support, comes on the heels of SonicWalls recent acquisition of Aventail, which closed July 11. SonicWall officials said the platform adds a number of advanced features designed to provide benefits in three key areas: detecting the identity and security of the endpoint, protecting applications through granular access controls, and connecting users securely to network applications. "[One] of the reasons why SonicWall bought Aventail was to target more of the enterprise market, and we have some procedures in this product release that actually help target the enterprise market. Most noticeably the one that comes to mind is the policy replication, which makes it much easier to manage multiple boxes," said Chris Witeck, director of product marketing at SonicWall, in Sunnyvale, Calif.
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