Celestix WSA

Microsoft_Forefront_UAGCelestix is committed to continue servicing the market for Microsoft UAG 2010 until 2023, allowing existing customers to continue depending on the product with peace of mind. It also enables new customers to depend on UAG without any concern about the lifecycle of the product.Organizations of all sizes rely on UAG 2010 to deliver comprehensive, secure remote access to corporate resources for employees, partners and vendors on managed and unmanaged PCs and mobile devices. UAG strength lies in its reverse proxy and application based SSL VPN comprehensive functionality combined with its relative simplicity of utilizing a combination connectivity options ranging from SSL VPN to DirectAccess. The technology is widely deployed in the market and is a trusted component of many thousands of networks worldwide.

Celestix WSA Features


Celestix provides numerous additional features that complement and enhance the use of UAG. Automated update services provide prescreened alerts and patches through the COMET web UI, and multiple backup and restore options provide solutions for disaster recovery. Celestix appliances are the de facto platform for the secure and risk-free deployment of UAG 2010, just ask the readers of Computing Security who voted WSA the Network Security Product of the Year 2011.


Secure, anywhere access

Secure, web-based access to business critical applications and data.

  • Differentiated and policy-driven access to network, server, and data resources.
  • Flexible application-intelligent SSL VPN from any device or location.
  • Highly granular access and security policy enforced at the session, application, and function levels.
  • Comprehensive basic and form-based authentication through Active Directory®, RADIUS, LDAP and HOTPin
  • Customizable, identity-based web portal with single sign-on (SSO).
  • Handles embedded browser applications.
  • Connectivity and control for client/server and legacy applications.
  • Management features for DirectAccess VPN.


Simplified provisioning and management

Celestix WSA appliances provide a single platform through which to deliver and manage remote access. With built-in policies and configurations for common applications and devices, you can gain more control, more efficient management, greater visibility, and lower total cost of ownership.

  • Multiple server array deployment provides high availability and failover capabilities.
  • Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) operating system.
  • Simple application publishing tools for core applications such as SharePoint.

Protect IT assets

Integrated application protection helps ensure the integrity and safety of network application infrastructure by blocking malicious attacks.

  • Application-layer firewall blocks non-conformant requests, such as buffer overflow or SQL injection, on application protocols.
  • Comprehensive protocol validation and deep content inspection with both positive and negative logic rule sets.
  • URL cloaking and full functionality for remote users through dynamic URL rewrite and HTTP parameter filtering.
  • Application optimizers provide out-of-the-box protection for high value applications such as SharePoint® Server, Microsoft® Outlook® Web Access
  • Comprehensive monitoring and reporting; integrates with third-party risk and policy management platforms.
  • Extensible infrastructure and tools for custom application publishing and scripting.


Built for purpose appliance platform

Celestix WSA appliances provide an award winning, hardened turnkey platform for the deployment of UAG 2010. Celestix optimizes both the hardware and software on the WSA appliance to ensure a risk-free “right first time” deployment. Celestix helps to lower the cost of ownership through reduced deployment timescales and increased hardware reliability.

  • Rapid deployment with jog dial, LED display and intuitive interface.
  • Simplified administration with COMET user interface.
  • Automated patching and updates for application, OS and firmware.
  • Out of band management.
  • A range of appliance form factors for enterprises of all sizes.

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