October 10, 2012
Array Networks Presents New Secure Access Gateway Virtual Appliance
By Mandira Srivastava
The new vxAG Virtual Secure Access Gateway virtual appliance developed by Array Networks (News - Alert) is available to work in cloud and virtualized environments.
Array Networks is a company in application delivery networking solutions for mobility, security and performance.
This gateway runs on Array's award-winning 64-bit SpeedCore and enables enterprises and service providers to run Array's proven AG Series secure access gateways as virtual machines on commodity servers running VMware ESXi, Citrix XenServer or OpenXen hypervisors.
"The cloud and virtualization is changing the landscape of application networking," said in a statement Michael Zhao, president and CEO of Array Networks. "The introduction of our new vxAG Virtual Secure Access Gateway (News - Alert) virtual appliance complements our vAPV software application delivery controller and is further proof of our commitment to providing customers and partners with industry-leading networking products for the cloud and virtualized data center that create new efficiencies, agility and competitive advantages."
Each vxAG Virtual Secure Access Gateway virtual appliance offers all of the features and functions found on Array's dedicated hardware AG Series secure access gateways.
The vxAG Virtual Secure Access Gateway offers companies the agility and flexibility to create and offer dynamic secure access services, including: consolidate networking and security functions into virtualized architectures, secure access to any cloud or virtual environment, secure access services on-demand, utilizing compute resources on an as-needed basis, consistent, reliable secure access services.
It offers a wide variety of secure access capabilities including virtual portals, AAA and dual-factor authentication, per-user policy engines, controlled access from managed and un-managed devices including desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones. It supports for a range of operating systems and browsers, Web, Layer-3, client-server and thin-client connectivity; high-performance SSL encrypted communications and endpoint security including host-checking, cache cleaning and adaptive policies.
Edited by Brooke Neuman