SonicWall SRA 4600 Gives Remote Users Secure Access to Corporate Networks

 
 
By Frank Ohlhorst  |  Posted 2013-01-29
 
 
 

A Secure Log-On

A simple single-sign-on screen belies the power the SRA 4600 provides.

A Secure Log-On

The Set-Up Console

The set-up starts with a look at the status of the device. Here, all the functionality is exposed while a wizard guides the set-up process.

The Set-Up Console

User Set-Up

One of the first basic chores is to define the administrative users, end users, groups and so forth. Integration with active directory saves a significant amount of time.

User Set-Up

Defining Connectivity

Multiple interfaces make it easy to segment the remote service capabilities of the device.

Defining Connectivity

Portal-Based Access

Defining the user portal is the key to making the device easy to access. The portal is fully customizable and driven by policies.

Portal-Based Access

Offloading Applications Boosts Performance

The ability to offload applications enhances performance and security for remote users.

Offloading Applications Boosts Performance

Administrative Dashboard

Once set up, the SRA4600 proves to be simple to administer, thanks to a console that brings simplicity to the process.

Administrative Dashboard

NetExtender VPN Provides Secure Remote Access

One of the most powerful capabilities offered by the SRA4600 is the Netextender thin-client VPN, which basically securely extends the network topology to remote workers without any hassles.

NetExtender VPN Provides Secure Remote Access

Defining File Shares

File Shares make it simple to share files between users, allowing quick collaboration, without the need for complex file-management schemes.

Defining File Shares

Logging and Reporting Tools

Extensive logging and reporting make security validation, auditing and troubleshooting much simpler.

Logging and Reporting Tools

Built-In Analyzer Tracks Device Operation

The integrated analyzer gives insight to device operations and activity, making it easier to determine licensing needs or to identify performance bottlenecks or other problems.

Built-In Analyzer Tracks Device Operation

Simplified Network Access Control

A simplified NAC offers a way to vet systems before being allowed to join the network.

Simplified Network Access Control

The Secure Virtual Assistant Delivers Remote Help

Integrated tech-support capabilities allow help desk staffers to solve problems by remote control of client systems.

The Secure Virtual Assistant Delivers Remote Help

Support for Web Meetings

The SRA 4600 also includes a basic Web meeting and hosting capability, replacing third-party services.

Support for Web Meetings

Firewall Keeps Track of Remote User Activities

Real-time firewall monitoring helps keep an eye on remote users and what they are attempting to do.

Firewall Keeps Track of Remote User Activities

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