SureWare A-Gate AG-600

By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2004-05-10 Print this article Print

SureWare's VPN provides good access to Web and terminal services, but out-of-the-box security flaws make it difficult to recommend.

Designed for small and midsize businesses, AEP Systems SureWare A-Gate AG-600 was simple to set up and integrate into the network, and it comes at a very attractive price. However, the paucity of applications available without a full VPN client and some unseemly security holes make it tough for us to recommend the product.

Click here to read the full review of SureWare A-Gate AG-600.

Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

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