Check Point Software is introducing a set of security appliances for midsize businesses and branch offices of larger businesses bent on reducing the clutter of devices and the cost and hassle of dealing with multiple vendors.
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SonicWall is expected to introduce at this week's Interop New York conference a new family of fast, multifunction gateways designed to simplify deployment and management of security for large businesses.
Check Point plans to introduce a software client that makes it possible to access non-web applications via hand-held devices over Internet-based SSL VPNs.
Businesses need to embrace service-oriented architectures, outsourced services and flexible-network infrastructure to respond effectively to uncertain commercial forces, said Juniper Chairman and CEO Scott Kriens.
Citrix is expected to add WAN optimisation to its products with the planned purchase of Orbital Data for US$50 million.
A new study says sales of IP PBXs have outstripped those of traditional TDM PBXs and that trend is likely to continue.
Cisco Systems is looking to grab a chunk of the customer premises equipment market when converged IP residential services catch on and demand blooms for multifunction home appliances, the company's home-gear president says.
Avaya is introducing a SOHO box that can network home-office data machines, support traditional, wireless and IP voice services and provide PBX call features.
FRAMINGHAM (11/07/2003) - Cisco Systems Inc. Monday is expected to announce it will include SSL remote access support for free in its IPSec VPN concentrator devices with a version of software due out in January.
SonicWall Inc. is consolidating its low-end IPSec VPN gear onto a single hardware platform called TZ 170 that will come in three models to replace its seven current VPN appliances.
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