Today Microsoft updated its' 'Internet Security & Acceleration Server' page with details on the upcoming test of ISA Server 2004, Codename 'Stringray'. In his keynote at COMDEX Las Vegas 2003 Bill Gates committed to delivering technology innovations that help customers improve their overall security, starting with a new version of ISA Server which he demonstrated. A few details concerning the application have been posted, and are available below.
What is Microsoft ISA Server 2004?
ISA Server 2004 is Microsoft Corp.'s next-generation enterprise firewall, virtual private network (VPN), and Web cache solution. ISA Server 2004 takes application-layer filtering, simplified management integration, and fast Web access to new levels, making it a "must consider" for any organization looking to augment its existing security infrastructure.
When will Microsoft ISA Server 2004 be available?
Customers and partners can get a jump on experiencing the benefits of ISA Server 2004 by participating in the public beta program, which kicks off in early 2004.
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News source: Winbeta.org