SurfControl Web Filter Available for the Sun(tm) LX50 Server
CONGLETON. (March 4, 2003) - SurfControl, the world's number one Web and
e-mail filtering company, today announced SurfControl Web Filter VS(tm) for
Linux and SurfControl Web Filter for Check Point FireWall-1® are now
available for Sun Microsystems' LX50 server, allowing enterprise customers
to better manage Internet access and maximize network resources. Sun
customers can now easily and quickly deploy high-performance Internet
filtering from SurfControl on the secure, reliable and easy to manage
Sun[tm] LX50 server.
"SurfControl puts a real priority on our partner relationships and makes it
as easy as possible for technology partners to work with us in delivering
the solutions the market needs. Sun selected SurfControl as a web filter
partner because we offered superior technology for their enterprise
customers and a strong channel," said Steve Purdham, CEO and Founder of
SurfControl. "The combination of SurfControl Web Filter running on the Sun
LX50 server allows us to provide a powerful solution to ease the challenges
of managing Internet access in the enterprise."
The Sun LX50 server configured with SurfControl Web Filter is a
high-performance solution that is both easy to deploy and manage. It offers
organizations some of the most advanced Internet security technology
available today. Enterprises will benefit from improved employee
productivity, reduced bandwidth consumption, greater network efficiencies
and cost savings for an improved total cost of ownership. SurfControl Web
Filter offers granular precision in setting and implementing rules for
Internet access, and can be customized to suit the specific needs of an
"We are pleased that SurfControl's Web filtering technology is available for
the Sun LX50 server providing a cost-effective, easy-to-deploy solution,"
said Richard Finlayson, Linux Market Development, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
"This is a great product package that gives enterprises quality tools to
manage their Internet communications and secure critical network resources
against unauthorized access."
With SurfControl Web Filter, customers have access to a database of more
than 5 million sites in 40 well-organized categories and in more than 65
languages. The SurfControl Content Database, the industry's premier
database, provides extensive coverage of the most widely accessed sites on
the Internet, and is organized into categories that are easy to manage.
Content is kept current with a combination of expert human review,
state-of-the-art automated tools and customer submissions.
The Sun LX50 server is a powerful, reliable, easily managed general-purpose
server for a wide range of demanding tasks. Equipped with dual processors,
with the option of either the Solaris[tm] or Linux operating environment,
and Sun ONE applications, the Sun LX50 server is an ideal solution for
building out network-edge environments, computer farms, or custom
application deployments. With support for Web-based applications, databases,
and streaming media, the LX50 enables users to build applications and Web
services. It also offers cross-platform support for Solaris, Linux, UNIX[r],
Java[tm] technology, and Windows technologies, making it a powerful and
reliable platform that provides investment protection for software
developers and enterprise customers.
SurfControl partners with a broad range of technology providers who
recognize the value of offering customers a comprehensive security and
productivity solution. For more information about the SurfControl Technology
Partner Program please visit
SurfControl Web Filter, including a subscription to the full category list,
is priced at approximately $16 per user, based on installation of 500 users.
Discounts also are available for resellers and larger organizations and when
sold in combination with SurfControl E-mail Filter. SurfControl Web Filter
typically delivers a positive ROI within just a few hours. Companies
curious about how much money they may be losing to casual Internet usage can
get an estimate of the waste in less than a minute using SurfControl's ROI
calculator at http://www.surfcontrol.com/resources/roi_calculator.aspx
For further information, please contact:
0118 989 5600
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