Celestix WSA Unified Access Gateway delivers comprehensive, secure remote access to corporate resources for employees, partners, and vendors from a diverse range of endpoints and locations, including managed and unmanaged PCs and mobile devices. Building on the secure remote access capabilities in Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway 2007, Celestix WSA UAG draws on a combination of connectivity options, ranging from SSL VPN to Windows® DirectAccess, as well as built-in configurations and policies. These enable Celestix WSA to provide centralized and easy management and thereby reduce management costs. In addition, Celestix WSA integrates a deep understanding of the applications published, the state of health of the devices being used to gain access, and the user’s identity to enforce granular access controls and policies.
With DirectAccess in Windows 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2, mobile workers can seamlessly and securely access the entire corporate network—file shares, intranet, and line-of-business applications—wherever they have an Internet connection. Celestix UAG works with DirectAccess to: