Paris, France – (The Hosting News) – April 11, 2008 – Hosted security services firm, BrightCloud, Inc., and software vendor and developer of Internet connection sharing products, Entensys, have begun a joint technology partnership to integrate the BrightCloud services into UserGate Security server.
Designed as a complete Internet Sharing software solution for protected Internet access, the BrightCloud Service will be integrated into the UserGate Proxy so that customers can implement web filtering as part of the proxy solution.
Alexander Levchenko, President of Entensys noted, ”The integration of the hosted BrightCloud Service with UserGate server provides users with a state of the art web filtering experience for managing their Internet access. This technology partnership shows our commitment to providing our users with a great user experience built upon superior technology covering maximum of existing Internet websites.”
Browsing the web, users will be able to implement acceptable internet usage policies appropriate for them. The web page request is handed off to the BrightCloud Service and the BrightCloud Master Database to determine the category of the website, and the integrated UserGate policy engine implement the appropriate policy.
Quinn Curtis, CEO of BrightCloud remarked, ”We are very pleased to announce this technology partnership. UserGate is a very successful product in the marketplace, and a perfect fit for the BrightCloud solution. Combining the Entensys product with the hosted BrightCloud Services provides UserGate customers with the security and peace of mind that they are being protected by the next generation of web filtering.”
The integrated hosted BrightCloud Service enables UserGate customers to protect themselves from websites that have been compromised as well as to enhance productivity by limiting access to non-productive resources, reduce exposure to legal liability, maximize IT resources by managing access to peer to peer websites, or IM or other internet communication websites. The BrightCloud Master Database, contains over 125 million sites, as well as supports multiple categories and confidence scores for each site. It also provides coverage of the major languages and others, including German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Russian, Ukrainian and Armenian.
Entensys Corporation is an international software vendor and developer of Internet connection sharing products, the provider of the popular UserGate Internet security server.
BrightCloud, Inc. is building the next generation web filtering database. BrightCloud provides security vendors with hosted security services that extend the value propositions of web filtering across the internet’s Long Tail, which includes both the most popular sites as well as those sites less frequently visited, but visited nonetheless.
To learn more about Entensys, please visit: www.entensys.com.
For more information about BrightCloud, Inc., please visit: www.brightcloud.com.