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On the James.Random() blog I saw the following today and thought it might be useful to help understand and demonstrate the capabilities in our Edge security offering.  In particular Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) which provides secure access to company applications and resources wherever you are connected to the internet. Here’s what you get:

Secure Remote Access with IAG 2007
This scenario shows Intelligent Application Gateway 2007 working with Exchange Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, and optionally Dynamics CRM 3.0 (see Additional Information), being accessed via both a managed and an unmanaged client.
The following features of IAG 2007 will be highlighted:
• SSL VPN
• Policy-based Secure Access
• End-point Security Management

Secure Remote Access with ISA Server 2006

This scenario shows ISA Server 2006 working with Antigen for Exchange, Antigen for SharePoint and Windows Rights Management Services to provide comprehensive protection for Exchange Server and Windows SharePoint Services. The following features of ISA Server 2006 highlighted:
• HTML Form Authentication
• Single Sign-On
• SSL Bridging

Branch Office Security with ISA Server 2006

This scenario shows ISA Server 2006 working with Windows Server 2003 R2 to connect, secure and optimize bandwidth between branch offices. The following features of ISA Server 2006 and Windows Server 2003 R2 will be highlighted:
• HTTP Compression (ISA)
• BITS Caching (ISA)
• DiffServ Tagging (ISA)
• Distributed File System Replication (R2)
• Remote Differential Compression (R2)

Internet Access Protection with ISA Server 2006

This scenario shows ISA Server 2006 being used for network edge protection against internal and externally originating threats. The following features of ISA Server 2006 will be highlighted:
• Application-Layer Inspection
• Flood Resiliency

There is also a Forefront and System Center VPC that helps demonstrate the following:

  1. System Center Configuration Manager pushing Forefront Client Security signatures to keep a client machine updated
  2. Forefront Security for Exchange Server blocking viruses in emails received in Outlook 2007
  3. System Center Operations Manager monitoring the health of servers and clients in the environment
  4. Intelligent Application Gateway adapting user access to SharePoint 2007 based on end-point policy detection
  5. Forefront Client Security performing Real-time Protection against malware.

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