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Guardian Digital Launches the First Secure Small Business

Internet Productivity Solution

ALLENDALE, NJ -- November 24, 2003 -- Guardian Digital, the world's premier open source Internet security company, announced today the availability of Internet Productivity Suite, a comprehensive productivity and security management system. Focused on the increasing requirements of small and medium organizations, this cohesive and highly-secure suite of applications combine to protect users from Internet threats while providing the features necessary to operate a complete Internet presence.

Incorporating many of the coveted features from the Guardian Digital award-winning enterprise portfolio of products, Internet Productivity Suite includes gateway firewall protection, Web-based group collaboration, network intrusion detection, e-mail management including junk mail and virus protection, proxy authentication and caching, virtual private networking functions, as well as standard Internet services including Web and FTP. Additional components including file and print functions and wireless connectivity seamlessly integrate to form the perfect all-in-one business solution.

"Small businesses operate under a tight budget but still have the same security and productivity concerns as their enterprise counterparts," writes Dave Wreski, Guardian Digital CEO. "To address this growing need, Guardian Digital has created a comprehensive suite of applications and security features that is affordable for even the smallest organization."

Internet Productivity Suite couples best in class open source technologies engineered by Guardian Digital to be secure with enterprise services tailored for the small business to deliver unprecedented protection from risks of network attacks and comprehensive support services to ensure secure and uninterrupted system operation.

"IPS incorporates the best and most necessary business-specific applications and security features available at a price small business owners can afford," states Harold Westra, IT Manager, Digitize, Inc.

The consistent and centralized Web management system reduces the need for IT administrative intervention, while sophisticated policy enforcement controls access to all system functions. Features of the IPS include:

  • Internet Services - Create unlimited Web domains and configure network services in minutes. A comprehensive auditing system provides graphical real-time statistical analysis of all Internet activities.

  • Secure E-mail Management - Includes a complete Internet e-mail system. Integrated addressbooks, web based group collaboration tools and Webmail combine to form the perfect office productivity system while a comprehensive anti-spam and anti-virus system maintains an efficient and secure network.

  • Network & Host Intrusion Detection - Graphical real-time analysis of network information, detailed intrusion analysis, along with attack severity ratings and timely updates of attack signatures enable rapid detection of intrusion attempts.

  • Gateway Firewall, Proxy Authentication & Caching - Advanced Web content filtering along with Network Address Translation allows administrators to control network access, while detailed reports display user activity. Caching provides the ability to store frequently used web objects to speed up access and conserve valuable bandwidth.

  • Secure Virtual Private Networking Services - Connect branch offices and mobile users to the corporate network using the latest in VPN technologies. The Secure Policy Manager allows administrators to manage VPN profiles and set up new users quickly and easily.

  • Guardian Digital Master Support - Business services including backup email support, vulnerability scanning and reports, authoritative technical support, and automatic software updates provide protection against even the most malicious Internet security threats and error-free operation.

Organizations of every kind require a scalable and secure platform for operating and communicating effectively on the Internet are increasing recognizing the correlation between increased security and efficiency. The Guardian Digital portfolio of products and services make it possible to leverage the power of the Internet without a sophisticated understanding of the technology and realize an immediate increase in productivity.

Pricing and Availability

Guardian Digital Internet Productivity Suite is currently available through and numerous distribution channels. Pricing begins at $1895 and includes a license for up to 25 users. All products include comprehensive installation and configuration support for the first year. Registered customers also receive an annual subscription to the Guardian Digital Secure Network for proactive system and security software maintenance.

Internet Productivity Suite is also available in pre-configured turnkey rackmount Internet server appliances, the Guardian Digital Linux Lockbox, configured to address space-saving considerations at co-location facilities, ISPs and ASPs.

About Guardian Digital

Guardian Digital, the premier open source security company, offers the first secure, open source Internet infrastructure system. Based on Guardian Digital's operating system platform, EnGarde, the company provides enterprises with the software and services necessary for secure computing on the Internet. By leveraging the merits of the collaborative open source design model, coupled with the company's security and Internet expertise, Guardian Digital solutions maintain the highest degree of security and reliability. Founded in 1999, Guardian Digital is headquartered in Waldwick, New Jersey. For additional information, please visit or call 1-866-GD-LINUX.

Alison Parker
Guardian Digital, Inc.
Corporate Communications

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