Check Point VPN-1 UTM Edge 7.0 now available
Check Point Software Technologies announced Check Point VPN-1 UTM Edge 7.0, an upgrade to its branch office offering, delivering powerful new protection with USB Modem Support, Wireless Roaming, and Bridge Mode capabilities. Version 7.0 provides comprehensive and easy-to-use options that help organizations become more secure and ensure constant connectivity to critical information. With USB Modem Support, customers can now have an affordable high-availability option for times when a main Internet link is down. VPN-1 UTM Edge 7.0 will automatically detect the dead link and fail over to the modem, enabling continuous communications and the flow of critical information.
New features in VPN-1 UTM Edge include:
” Continuous Branch Office Connectivity — USB Modem Support provides customers with an affordable high availability option for when the main Internet link is down. VPN-1 UTM Edge will automatically detect the dead link and fail over to the modem, eliminating any gaps in connectivity. Supported USB Modem types include analog, ISDN, and GPRS/EVDO cellular.
” Wireless Roaming — Support enables employees to move freely between access points without losing Internet connectivity. Wireless Roaming in VPN-1 UTM Edge is standards-based and supports multiple deployment options.
” Transparent Security Layer — Bridge Mode allows administrators to add a security layer to an existing network without requiring the time or expense of changing existing IP configuration.