London, England – (The Hosting News) – March 9, 2006 – Internet content security company StreamShield Networks has upgraded its clean Internet pipes solution with the release of version 2.1. This release incorporates a
significant range of new web protection features enabling managed security
service providers (MSSP) and business-to-business internet providers to
deliver a broad range of internet-level, user-configurable protection
services to their corporate, government and SME customers.
The new features
will complement the MSSP’s existing email protection services and open up
major new revenue generating opportunities.
Deployed in the MSSP’s hosting centre, the StreamShield clean internet pipes
solution provides the industry’s most scalable, customizable and feature
rich protection capabilities.
At the heart of the solution is
StreamShield’s content security gateway (CSG) – a revolutionary,
silicon-based content security hardware device that delivers unrivalled
performance within the MSSP’s network. Release 2.1 includes the following
bull; Full user access control with individual user policies applied at
the internet-level. For the first time an MSSP can deliver the same level
of user granularity as traditional customer premises-based solutions but now
â€¢ Advanced management and reporting systems allows the MSSP and their
resellers to brand and customize the protection services for maximum
differentiation in the market.
â€¢ Powerful â€˜in-the-cloudâ€™ web management features including download
quota management and monitored access.
â€¢ Enhanced content and security reporting functions available to the
MSSP, their resellers and the end customers.
â€¢ Application firewall for HTTP-based applications to control access
to web applications, streaming audio and streaming video.
Mark Herbert, Founder of MSSP intY, comments, ”We have been using
StreamShieldâ€™s solution to deliver internet-level URL filtering, web
anti-virus, anti-spyware and anti-adware in our WebDefender service. We are
delighted with the capabilities incorporated in version 2.1 – these will
allow us to deliver second generation features to a broad set of business
customers. StreamShield, with its advanced silicon-based technology,
enables the most cost effective and broadest range of protection services in
Geoff Bennett, Director of Product Marketing at StreamShield, added, ”StreamShield is very pleased to be launching this release which
specifically targets the Managed Security Service Provider market with a
unique and compelling revenue generating opportunity. By working closely
with our customers, we know this functionality is exactly what the marketing
is demanding from a managed security service.”
To learn more about Streamshield.come, please visit: www.streamshield.com.