SUNNYVALE, Calif. SonicWALL, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNWL), a leading secure network infrastructure company, announced the immediate availability of enhanced A/V protection in its award-winning SonicWALL Aventail E-Class secure remote access solutions. By combining SonicWALLs enforced client anti-virus with SonicWALL Aventails E-Class SSL VPN, enterprise IT administrators now have a granular way to detect threats and protect applications at the device level. The combined solution allows users to more aptly enforce security policies and verify that remote access devices are secure. Additionally, IT administrators who have deployed E-Class SSL VPN, now have 24x7 visibility with Web-based reporting, one-click remediation of non-compliant desktops and a way to provide daily automatic updates with anti-virus, anti-spyware, desktop firewall, and browser protection. A step-by-step whitepaper discussing the benefits of this solution is available at www.sonicwall.com
Remote access is a fact of life for many businesses, states Michael Suby, Research Program Director, Stratecast (a division of Frost & Sullivan). Positioned between users and business networks and applications, SSL VPNs represent a critical tool in the effective management of security and business risks in a mobile environment. With todays mobile worker using mobile devices as their primary form of network access, it becomes necessary for IT administrators to have even greater protection at the client levelenforcing A/V protection is part of this solution.