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Quick Takes: F5 lassos uRoam

F5 Networks announced the acquisition of remote access SSL-VPN provider uRoam, leading off this edition of Quick Takes.

F5 Networks acquires uRoam for $25 million

F5 Networks announced that it acquired the assets of uRoam, a remote access SSL-VPN solution provider, for $25 million in cash. Most of uRoam's employees, including founders, development and sales, have been hired as well by F5 Networks. Under the acquisition terms, F5 Networks will retain full rights over uRoam's technology including their FirePass servers. F5 Networks develops network traffic management software for enterprises and service providers. The products enable the optimization of applications or Web services, providing secure and predictable delivery of application traffic in an unpredictable environment.

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Sophos unveils new MailMonitor version for Exchange

Sophos announced a new version of its MailMonitor software for Microsoft Exchange 2000 and 2003 servers. MailMonitor version will scan Exchange servers for worms, viruses and other malicious code arriving via e-mail. MailMonitor enables administrators to monitor all incoming e-mail and delete, quarantine or disinfect any infected mail.

For more info on MailMonitor for Exchange v.1.6

Fiberlink, Neoteris announce partnership

Fiberlink Communications announced a partnership with Neoteris to integrate its application-layer gateway technology with Fiberlink's remote-access platform. This partnership will provide customers with an SSL-based, remote access product for connecting to an organization's network via a Web browser. Under the terms of this agreement, Fiberlink will offer Neoteris' Access Series product family as a managed services option.

For more info on Neoteris
For more info on Fiberlink releases SpamCure announced the release of SpamCure 2.0 for Windows, Unix, Linux and any platform running Java Runtime Environment 1.4. SpamCure 2.0 uses an 11-step, customizable process to scan, find and remove spam e-mail. SpamCure can also act a redundant e-mail server and is compatible with most SMTP-based e-mail servers

For more info on SpamCure

Archer Technologies releases Enterprise Security Management v.3.0

Archer Technologies announced the latest release of its Enterprise Security Management solution. ESM v.3.0 provides clients with a customizable, software product for administering policy, threat, asset, risk and incident management and helps with compliance with regulation such as HIPAA.

For more info on Enterprise Security Management v.3.0

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