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This article is part of the June 2005 issue of With SSL VPNs on the offense, will IPSec VPNs eventually be benched?
CrossTec's NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 CrossTec Price: $59 per seat, plus $1,950 for optional Policy Server CrossTec's NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 stakes a claim as a robust SMB product with intuitive management, strong documentation and scalable centralized policy-setting for Windows desktops. Weak reporting and lack of centralized logging support keep it from moving up to enterprise-caliber. The intuitive interface and step-by-step documentation made both Policy Server and local configurations a breeze. Our XP Professional client installations (Win-dows 2000 Professional is also supported) took about five minutes each. Exec Summary Intuitive Interface Scalable Central Policy Control Outstanding documentation Weak reporting No syslog support Policies can be set by user groups and are made simpler through integration with Active Directory. Security managers can set firewall rule sets for different environments; the Policy Server profiles prevented any changes from being made from the workstations. While Desktop Firewall offers some very nice graphs and charts ... Access >>>
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