ALLENDALE, N.J., USA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 24, 2002--
Award-Winning Integrated Linux Software Solution Offers Unsurpassed Level
of Security, Robust and Reliable Operation, and the Most Sophisticated
Open Source Web-based Management System Available
Guardian Digital, Inc., the leading open source security company, has
today formerly launched the EnGarde Secure Linux server operating system,
EnGarde Secure Professional. EnGarde Secure Professional is a
comprehensive enterprise software solution that provides all the tools
necessary to build a complete, secure online presence. This provides
organizations with a cost-effective and proven platform capable of
supporting thousands of Web sites and e-mail domains. Designed with
security and ease of management as its primary focus, EnGarde Secure
Professional allows organizations to increase productivity while reducing
support and infrastructure costs.
"With Guardian Digital and EnGarde I'm able to sleep better at night
and focus my resources on managing the business and travel needs of Sony's
corporate travelers," said Karen Savitch, manager with Sony Electronics
Group Travel Business. "Upgrading and protecting the corporate Web site
and business sensitive database of our corporate travelers was a major
strategic initiative for us. Guardian Digital's Linux security solution
EnGarde proactively monitors and updates our Internet security systems,
protecting us from hackers and denial of service attacks. Their
professional services team is by far one of the most responsive,
knowledgeable and accountable team of IT professionals we've ever worked
"Linux has become a more prominent choice for Web servers in today's
enterprises. The ability to quickly and securely get online without
requiring a Linux administrator or security engineer on staff, combined
with the ability to build a robust intrusion detection device or firewall,
marks EnGarde Secure Professional as a cost-effective enterprise solution
for business," stated Dave Wreski, Guardian Digital CEO.
EnGarde Secure Linux is supported by the Guardian Digital Secure
Network service, which provides customers with the ability to quickly
communicate with technical support resources, as well as install new
software and apply product updates. Never before has it been easier to
maintain a high level of security and confidence that an organization's
servers are operating efficiently.
"The securing of Web servers has become one of the biggest concerns in
today's enterprises," said Pete Lindstrom, Director of Security Strategies
for the Hurwitz Group. "There is a new breed of companies, like Guardian
Digital, who are utilizing Linux to provide easy to use, cost effective
solutions for this growing need."
EnGarde Secure Professional offers the following enterprise features:
-- Web, e-mail, database and DNS services, pre-configured for
ISPs, ASPs, and fast growing enterprises.
-- Sophisticated Web-based management system enables organizations to
build an online presence quickly and securely.
-- Access to the Guardian Digital Secure Network for latest software
updates, security notifications, technical support, and more.
-- Security Control Center for configuring access control, SSL certificate
and SSH key management functions, and more.
-- The EnGarde Auditing System for real-time audit information to quickly
determine server performance.
-- Integrated network and host intrusion detection provides inherent
protection from Trojan horses and protection from unauthorized system
For a complete list of new features, visit
Pricing & Availability
EnGarde Secure Professional and the EnGarde Secure Workgroup Suite are
currently available through www.guardiandigital.com and various
distribution channels. EnGarde Secure Professional is priced at $549, and
EnGarde Secure Workgroup is available for only $49.95. All products
include installation and configuration support within 60 days of purchase.
Registered customers also receive a free trial to the Guardian Digital
EnGarde Secure Professional is also available in pre-configured
turnkey rackmount Internet servers, the Guardian Digital Linux Lockbox.
This server is a highly reliable eBusiness solution, configured to address
space-saving considerations at co-location facilities, ISPs, and ASPs.
About Guardian Digital, Inc.
Guardian Digital, Inc., the first full-service open source security
company, is dedicated to providing secure Internet infrastructure
solutions for business. Guardian Digital produces software to securely
manage all Internet operations, perform intrusion detection and firewall
functions, conduct eBusiness, as well as secure turnkey server appliances.
Guardian Digital products address the increasing demand for cost-effective
and standards-based platforms for developing a secure Internet presence.
To learn about Guardian Digital's products and comprehensive service
offerings, visit Guardian Digital on the Web at www.GuardianDigital.com or
CONTACT: Guardian Digital
Jennifer Olson, 201/934-9230
Sterling Hager, Inc.
Monica Pandolfi, 617/926-6665 ext. 280
KEYWORD: NEW JERSEY
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SOFTWARE NETWORKING INTERNET
SOURCE: Guardian Digital, Inc.
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