SonicWALL PRO's ability to provide deep-packet inspection of network traffic earned high marks from readers. The platform includes enterprise-class networking, routing, firewall, secure wireless and IPsec VPN in one appliance. Melissa Young, information technologies manager with the Portland (Ore.) State University Bookstore, says SonicWALL PRO protected her employer's network from a virus that struck the university's network. "What I find useful about SonicWALL PRO is that it can take care of itself," says Young. "When I started here six years ago I had never set up a firewall before. For a novice to get it up and running for six years without any problems is great."
Rackspace hopes its new emphasis on security-centric managed cloud services will be enough to overcome past security and availability problems, as well as differentiate itself from public cloud rivals AWS and Microsoft.
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Smartphone and tablet use in the enterprise can help boost productivity, improve employee satisfaction and lower costs. However, it is also fraught with risk. Expert Lisa Phifer discusses the risks and rewards of going mobile in the enterprise.