AEP Systems Customizes SSL VPN for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses

The AEP booth at the RSA Conference 2004

AEP Systems announces the latest release of AEP SureWare A-Gate AG-600, a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and for departments within large organizations. This release includes an easy-to-use Web management interface, enhanced security features, load balancing and high availability, and is RSA SecureID certified.

“A-Gate AG-600 solves the remote access problem for small and medium-sized businesses,” commented for Help Net Security Rob Lane, Vice President of Product Management at AEP Systems.

“Businesses with limited IT resources can easily deploy and manage SureWare A-Gate with minimal time and effort. They get all the benefits and functionality of a feature-rich remote access solution, but at an affordable price” he added.

AEP SureWare A-Gate AG-600 features:

  • High availability and load balancing allowing up to 16 appliances to be configured to act as a single unit with automatic session fail-over in the event of an appliance failure
  • Integrated portal that supports end-user branding (logo/color schemes)
  • Client validation allowing administrators control over the information/applications accessed by A-Gate Central clients
  • A-Gate Central subnet support that simulates the way an IPSec VPN works
  • Enhanced Security for Static Password Authentication
  • Intuitive Web management interface
  • Token-based authentication.

AEP SureWare A-Gate AG-600 is priced at $8995 per appliance and supports 400 concurrent users. A medium-sized business with 800 concurrent users can purchase two A-Gate appliances configured to act as single unit for $17,995. Each additional appliance adds 400 concurrent users to the network and costs an extra $8995.

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