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Astaro Announces Certification On Intel Modular Server Platform

Intel ESAA certification provides additional deployment option for Astaro Security Gateway
December 02, 2008 (Wilmington, MA) " Astaro Corporation (, a leading network security provider, today announced that its flagship product, the Astaro Security Gateway, is now certified on the Intel' Modular Server platform through the Intel' Enabled Server Acceleration Alliance (Intel' ESAA) program. Through its Intel ESAA program membership, Astaro will provide an additional Network Security deployment option for organizations that seek the benefits and cost savings of consolidating server and network resources.

As a member of the Intel' ESAA program, Astaro is able to provide its Astaro Security Gateway software appliance on the Intel Modular Server platform. This platform has support for up to six hot-swappable Intel' Xeon' processor-based compute modules and features integrated storage and networking. Customers can now complete their "Business in a Box" strategy with award-winning network security from Astaro. The Astaro Security Gateway software appliance includes a wide range of capabilities, including Firewall Protection, SSL VPN, Intrusion Prevention, Content (URL) Filtering, Email Filtering, and IM/P2P Traffic Management.

"We are excited to work with Intel to provide additional Astaro Security Gateway deployment options to customers as well as partners that service the SMB marketplace," explains David Rogers, Director of Sales & OEM at Astaro. "This certification provides additional flexibility for customers who need the advanced capabilities of the Intel' Modular Server Platform combined with award winning Network Security, such as the Astaro Security Gateway—it is a great combination, and we are looking forward to expanding our relationship with Intel'."

"Membership in the Intel ESAA program gives resellers the ability to achieve Astaro certification and deliver the Astaro Security Gateway software appliance on the Intel Modular Server platform," said David Brown, marketing director of Intel Enterprise Platforms and Services Division. "This provides a powerful value-added proposition to small and medium sized businesses."

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About the Intel' Enabled Server Acceleration Alliance Through this collaborative alliance, Intel Corporation has teamed with other industry leaders to provide you with server solutions that meet a range of business needs. Intel ESAA provides a process to streamline deployment and implementation so you can focus on growing your business. For more information on the Intel ESAA program, visit

About Astaro Astaro offers the most complete and easy to use Internet security solutions available. Combining best of breed applications, the proven quality of Linux and enterprise level performance, Astaro's award-winning products provide the latest protection with the best total cost of ownership. Software, hardware and virtual appliance offerings provide users the flexibility to meet a wide variety of deployment scenarios. Distributed by a growing worldwide network of more than 2,500 resellers, Astaro products protect over 100,000 networks for 47,000 customers across 60 countries. Astaro, headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, USA and Karlsruhe, Germany, offers free downloads of its products at

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