PC World Gives Five Stars and the PC World Professional Seal to Panda Gatedefender Integra

The October edition of PC World Spain has awarded Panda GateDefender Integra the PC World Professional seal, and classified Panda Software's UTM appliance as five-star. These awards are the result of a test of Panda GateDefender Integra.

After a series of tests, PC World gave the highest rank to Panda GateDefender Integra. The ease of management of the Panda appliance was one of the key factors behind this decision: "As usual with new Panda Software products, the interface is really intuitive and easy to work with. This makes both setup and maintenance of the product simple".

The article underlines the complete protection that the Panda Software solution offers thanks to its scanning of the most widely used communication protocols (HTTP, FTP, SMTP, POP3, IMAP4 and NNTP). The article also highlights Panda GateDefender Integra's straightforward administration: "Just as with Performa, the Integra range is easy to manage through a Web browser. To go to the administration page, you just have to log in to the system with a previously configured profile and access the administration console".

Finally, PC World praises the high availability of Panda GateDefender Integra, "You can add as many Integra as you need, so if one were to fail, another will take over scanning, keeping the network protected at all times".

GateDefender Integra is a UTM (Unified Threat Management) appliance from Panda Software. This hardware device with dedicated software is designed to protect networks using all necessary types of protection: firewall, VPN service, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), anti-malware, content filtering, anti-spam protection and web filtering. The different types of protection work together to offer complete security against both known and unknown network threats and content threats.

The device is installed at the gateway between the corporate network and the Internet or another network, just like a firewall, and is managed through a straight-forward centralized web administration console. It can scan all inbound and outbound traffic in the corporate network and between network zones, ensuring complete protection for all zones, without affecting the performance of the connection. It also automatically updates the virus signature file every 90 minutes.

Panda GateDefender Integra is available in 2 hardware models; GateDefender Integra 100 and GateDefender Integra 300, which provide 4 and 8 communications ports to adapt the needs of companies with different segmentation needs.

Panda GateDefender Integra is a unified perimeter security device installed in the corporate network to provide preventive, centralized protection against all types of threats. It incorporates all necessary protection (firewall, VPN, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), anti-malware protection, content filtering, anti-spam protection and web filtering) in a single device, which administrators can enable, disable and configure through a single remote-access web console that is easy to manage. Once installed, it requires minimum maintenance and simply involves extracting automatic reports on system activity. Administrators can also monitor several units from a single console, via SNMP or Syslog.

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