Network Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ-NENG), a leading appliance partner for Microsoft® security solutions, today announced availability of the NS6250i, the ideal web security appliance for small to medium-sized businesses (SMB). With a $2,995 MSRP, the NS6250i meets the web security needs of organizations with up to 100 users, delivering the full Websense® Web Security Suite(TM) integrated with Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 in a secure appliance.
The NS Series(TM) is a family of security appliances that unite application-layer security with web security to protect users, client devices, and core applications from a broad spectrum of Internet-based threats. Based on a full-featured version of ISA Server 2004, NS Series appliances combine ease of deployment with unified appliance management via NEWS(TM) – the Network Engines Web Services interface – to deliver the most comprehensive protection for Microsoft server assets at low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
“Anticipating the needs in the SMB market, Network Engines now delivers the top choice for organizations that wish to protect mission-critical applications including Outlook® Web Access, IIS, and SharePoint® Portal Services at a price point that meets customer requirements,” said Mike Riley, vice president of marketing and corporate strategy for Network Engines. “Tight integration of Microsoft and Websense technologies with NEWS(TM) enables NS Series solutions to be deployed quickly and managed with unparalleled simplicity.”
Other benefits of the NS6250i include:
- Cost savings by locally caching the most-sought web pages, decreasing the demand for bandwidth
- Increased employee productivity by accelerating access to frequently requested web content while blocking access to inappropriate, fraudulent, or malware-infected sites.
- Websense Web Security Suite integration with ISA Server provides web security plus the ability to allow or disallow access to categories of web resources based on users, groups, and roles authorized through Active Directory.
- Fully integrated security appliance includes automated tools that streamline configuration and update management to deliver low TCO.
The NS6250i supports up to 100 Websense users in a 1U rack-mount appliance that includes four front-mounted 10/100 NIC ports. NS Series Security Appliances are sold via VARs and strategic partners and Websense license keys are sold by Websense channel partners. For more information, e-mail NSsales@networkengines.com, call 1-877-638-9323, or visit www.networkengines.com/NS6250i.