FirePass 1200 SSL VPN Product released by F5 Networks

F5 Networks logo Global leader in Application Delivery Networking, F5 Networks Inc. has announced the availability of the FirePass 1200 platform, its latest, cost-effective member to its SSL VPN product family.

FirePass is F5’s award-winning product that allows small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and branch offices to offer secure access to corporate resources using any web-enabled device and over a range of access networks, regardless of location.

The FirePass 1200 platform claims to be providing secure remote access and can be licensed for 10 to 100 concurrent users, with upgrades in this range available without an additional hardware purchase. This system allows SMEs and branch offices to increase their user numbers in accordance with their individual business needs.

FirePass 1200’s purpose-built appliance delivers ease of use and manageability with tools such as its Visual Policy Editor. Other key features include:

  • Stringent security: Built-in endpoint security capabilities such as protected workspace and a virtual keyboard for key logger protection
  • Ultimate flexibility: Integrated support for all SSL VPN access modes including network-level VPN access and granular access to specific Web-based and client/server applications
  • Broad application support: Clientless support for common applications such as OWA, iNotes, Terminal Services and Windows Files
  • Ameet Dhillon, Director of Product Management at F5 Networks said, “FirePass 1200’s scalable and feature-loaded design provides SMEs and branch offices with essential flexibility at an attractive price. This new FirePass system provides a strong foundation for businesses to scale their technology as they grow.”

    The new FirePass 1200 platform replaces the FirePass 1000 series and is RoHS (Reduction of Hazardous Substance) compliant.

    The FirePass 1200 platform is available right away.