MSA features

MSA Appliance Features

Celestix provides numerous additional features that complement and enhance the use of TMG. Automated update services provide pre-screened alerts and patches through the COMET web UI, and multiple back-up and restore options provide solutions for disaster recovery.   Celestix appliances are the de facto platform for the secure and risk free deployment of TMG 2010, just ask the readers of isaserver.org who have voted MSA the reader’s choice award winner consistently for the last three years.

Superior security gateway functionality

  • EAL4+ certified application firewall secures your network  with layer 2-7 traffic inspection
  • Market leading proxy and caching engine includes reverse proxy for application publishing and forward proxy for secure web browsing
  • IPSec VPN delivers secure remote user access and site-to-site connectivity
  • Web (URL) filtering blocks users from visiting infected websites and lets administrators control users’ access to enforce corporate web policies.
  • Web anti-virus/anti-malware security functions inspect files, scripts and all other forms of portable code to block sophisticated Web-based attacks
  • HTTPS inspection examines encrypted traffic to detect and stop encrypted malware
  • Network Inspection (intrusion detection/prevention) thwarts suspicious activity inside the firewall
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) operating system

Built for purpose appliance platform

Celestix MSA appliances provide an award winning, hardened turnkey platform for the deployment of TMG 2010. Celestix optimizes both the hardware and software on the MSA 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, LCD 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

MSA powered by Microsoft TMG, multi-function perimeter security from Celestix.