Microsoft is offering for download free 180-day trial versions of Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 Enterprise Edition and Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 Standard Edition. Both offerings are designed to integrate seamlessly with Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 as edge security gateways. ISA Server 2006 is essentially designed to ensure the protection of IT environments, shielding them from Internet based malicious code. In addition, the product also comes with secure remote access capabilities.
“ISA Server 2006 provides security for corporate applications accessed over the Internet by pre-authenticating users before they gain access to published servers, inspecting even encrypted traffic at the application layer in a stateful manner, and providing automated publishing tools. In addition, by providing HTTP compression, caching of content including software updates, and site-to-site VPN capabilities integrated with application-layer filtering, ISA Server 2006 enables you to securely expand corporate networks. ISA Server 2006 also enables you to manage and protect your network with a hybrid proxy-firewall architecture, deep content inspection, granular policies, and comprehensive alerting and monitoring capabilities,” Microsoft revealed in the downloads’ description.
Essentially, ISA Server 2006 has three main pillars of usage, all contributing to improving security, performance, manageability and cutting down costs associated with the network infrastructure. ISA Server 2006 will enable the secure remote publishing of content, streamlining the expansion of corporate networks and safeguarding the network against malicious code. You will be able to access Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 Enterprise Edition 180-Day Trial Version from here, while Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 Standard Edition 180 Day Trial Version is available through this link.
“ISA Server 2006 helps streamline the implementation providing security for corporate applications accessed over the Internet; provides a robust way to securely expand corporate networks reducing network costs by leveraging existing network connections and delivers stronger security to manage and protect your networks,” revealed Microsoft.
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