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CYBEROAM LAUNCHES ‘NETGENIE’ FOR WORLDWIDE HOME/SOHO
Redefines Internet experience with advanced Internet controls, 3G readiness and security features such as Anti – Virus and Firewall in a single appliance
added Sep 14, 2011 - Cyberoam
In an exciting launch, network security player Cyberoam has brought in a first-of-its-kind product called ‘NetGenie’ to address frequent concerns that parents and small office-home office owners have regarding Internet usage at their homes and small office premises.
The revolutionary NetGenie appliances offer age-wise, easy parental controls that enable parents to ensure kids are protected from harmful Internet content like pornography and violence. Age-wise parental controls simplify the Internet controls to a single click for parents, therefore providing a simple and safe end-user experience. Small offices can keep their employees away from spending time on non-productive sites using NetGenie’s Internet controls that provide different levels of Internet access. At the click of a mouse, home and small office users now have the power to decide how much Internet freedom they want to give to different users in their network across an entire range of devices such as desktops, laptops, smartphones, iPads etc. NetGenie also allows schedule-based Internet access over various website categories and applications for different users.
NetGenie’s security features like firewall, Intrusion Prevention System and in-built Anti-Virus offer strong Internet security the moment the appliance is turned on. This also obviates the need to separately purchase and deploy these solutions, saving users the hassle in configuring them, each and everytime for newly arriving computing devices. For small offices, there is the added benefit of an in-built IPSec VPN feature which allows secure remote access to vendor offices or a central office.
A clear advantage of NetGenie is the fact that it integrates Wi-Fi access point, security, advanced Internet controls, 3G readiness, and more in a single appliance, saving end users on costs and maintenance of separate solutions. NetGenie’s user-wise Internet activity reports addresses the discomfort of most parents who need to physically monitor kids’ Internet activities, eliminating the need to intrude kids’ Internet sessions. NetGenie protects all computing devices in the network like desktops, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and more, from Internet threats including viruses, intruders and hackers. The product will be available across the globe through Cyberoam partners and going forward at retail outlets in different countries. For more information, you can visit www.netgenie.net.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Hemal Patel, CEO, Elitecore Technologies, “NetGenie has been conceptualized as a friend and guide for families and small offices that does many things and makes Internet fun for the users. It will serve you everything you ever wished for, regarding the online safety of your kids and employees without restricting their creative freedom in any way. Our global consumer survey presents a strong case for the need for such a product among home users: parents are increasingly being concerned about kids having unfiltered access to unsafe Internet content, befriending strangers online, unlimited social networking, chat and online gaming sessions etc, thereby reinforcing the need for more efficient parental controls. Keeping all this in mind and the current threat landscape, we at Cyberoam wanted to offer our consumers a permanent and easy solution for all their cyber worries.”
Further corroborating the need for a solution like NetGenie in offices, Hemal added, “There is a concern among Small Office owners about employees visiting unproductive websites and applications and the lack of keeping a tab on their online activities. NetGenie for SOHO offers Internet Controls with single-click Internet restriction levels along with real-time reporting on online activities as well as security of the network. NetGenie is an easy plug-n-play solution with a vibrant and colorful user-interface.”
Key features of NetGenie:
Easy and instant deployment – Easy to set up, simply plug and play. Just plug in the internet feed, power it up and you’re online
Threat free Wi-Fi – NetGenie’s pre-set Wi-Fi security comes with a Security Key/password at the bottom of the appliance. It protects your Wi-Fi network from unauthorized outsiders the moment you turn-on NetGenie.
Friendly Graphical User Interface - Vibrant, colorful welcome splash page that avoids the need to remember IP addresses to login; provides short-cut to many destinations like GUI, Customer Portal and more.
Creating the user - Users can be represented with an avatar from the NetGenie GUI.
Powerful Internet Controls – Millions of websites are categorized into 70+ website categories in NetGenie, and further grouped, age-wise for Homes and by restriction levels for offices. This makes controlling the Internet access on a single click.
Security offering protecting online devices - Security of Firewall, in-built Anti-Virus, IPS from online threats like viruses, malware, hackers, intruders and botnet. Protects multiple devices with regularly updated security.
It’s 3G ready – Allows you to share Internet of your USB broadband or 3G Modem with multiple users at same time, making it a cost effective option for your 3G Modem
Allows schedule-based Internet access for website categories and applications.
Cyberoam Identity-based UTM appliances offer comprehensive protection against existing and emerging Internet threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, phishing, pharming and more. Cyberoam UTM delivers the complete range of security features such as stateful inspection firewall, VPN, gateway anti-virus, gateway anti-malware, gateway anti-spam, and intrusion prevention system, content filtering in addition to bandwidth management and multiple link management over a single platform. The Cyberoam solution portfolio includes Cyberoam iView, a logging and reporting appliance solution, Cyberoam SSL VPN appliances and Cyberoam Endpoint Data Protection suite to protect data and manage assets over endpoints in organizations. Cyberoam is certified with CheckMark UTM Level 5 Certification, ICSA Labs, and is a member of the Virtual Private Network Consortium. Cyberoam was positioned as a “Visionary” in the Magic Quadrant for SMB Multi-function Firewalls by Gartner. Cyberoam has also continuously received SC Magazine’s 5 Star Rating. Cyberoam has offices in Woburn, MA and India. For more information, please visit www.cyberoam.com
Elitecore Technologies is a Carlyle Group-funded IT company based in Ahmedabad, India with business divisions in network security, telecom convergent billing and access gateway solutions. The company has a strong R&D base and support centre in Ahmedabad along with global sales and distribution channels spanning 110+ countries.
Envisioned as “Platform for Innovators”, Elitecore has grown to become a dynamic IT product company from India. Cyberoam is currently the 2nd largest UTM vendor in India. Elitecore’s presence in telecom services brings Billing & Revenue Management, Core Network Session Control software and associated professional services with several worldwide installations across T1-T3 operators. Elitecore’s clients are spread across all verticals including manufacturing, telecom, IT, hotels and hotspots, retail, education, government and defence etc. For more information, please visit www.elitecore.com