What is ISA Server 2006?
ISA Server 2006 is the integrated edge security gateway that helps protect your IT environment from Internet-based threats while enabling your users to be more productive with secure, anytime, anywhere access to Microsoft applications and data. ISA Server 2006 helps you Secure your Microsoft application infrastructure, Streamline your network and Safeguard your IT environment. ISA Server 2006 will be available in two versions: Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition
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Businesses need to provide employees and partners with secure and appropriate remote access to applications, documents and data from any PC and device.
Secure Application Publishing with ISA Server 2006 enables greater control over intranet resources, yet provides increased productivity by making them available to remote users. ISA Server 2006 helps protect your corporate applications, services and data across all network layers with stateful packet inspection, application-layer filtering and comprehensive publishing tools.
More information : http://www.microsoft.com/isaserver/2006/sap.mspx
Businesses need to connect remote-site branch offices to their corporate headquarters, provide security-enhanced Internet access from branch offices and utilize limited bandwidth more efficiently.
With ISA Server 2006 as your Branch Office Gateway, you will be able to simplify your administration and user experience through a unified firewall and VPN architecture, with web caching and bandwidth management, an optimized firewall and filtering engine and comprehensive access control.
More information : http://www.microsoft.com/isaserver/2006/bog.mspx
Businesses need to eliminate the damaging effects of malware and attackers through comprehensive tools for scanning and blocking harmful content, files and websites.
ISA Server 2006 helps provide Web Access Protection with its hybrid proxy-firewall architecture, granular policies, deep content inspection, comprehensive alerts and monitoring capabilities.
More information : http://www.microsoft.com/isaserver/2006/wap.mspx