Introducing Celestix Managed Services

Historically, Celestix support operated on a classic model, providing break/fix services for customers with an active support contract. Many of our customers wanted to proactively maintain, and manage services on the Celestix platform. This was primarily to reduce downtime, and unplanned outages. Instead of waiting for things to break, and then open a support case,… Continue reading Introducing Celestix Managed Services

140 local governments, police stations and hospitals have been held hostage by ransomware attacks this year.

In the last 10 months, 140 local governments, police stations and hospitals have been held hostage by ransomware attacks. Computers at the school, hospital, or city government are locked, and the only way for employees to get back in is to pay the attackers. Ensure your organization network is resilient enough to keep these threats… Continue reading 140 local governments, police stations and hospitals have been held hostage by ransomware attacks this year.

5 Tips for Effective DirectAccess Implementation and Management

A successful DirectAccess implementation and management requires careful consideration of many common Microsoft platform technologies as DirectAccess heavily relies on them. These technologies include Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), IPsec, IPv6, and more. DirectAccess also supports several different deployment scenarios to meet the needs of large and small organizations. With… Continue reading 5 Tips for Effective DirectAccess Implementation and Management

Benefits of Federated Identity with Office 365

Are you considering to deploy Microsoft Office 365 cloud productivity suite to provide your users access to familiar Office applications and files from any device anywhere? Some of the advantages of adopting Office 365 include IT cost reduction, scalability, easi er administration, automatic updates and patch management. Once you have decided to get Office 365,… Continue reading Benefits of Federated Identity with Office 365

Microsoft DirectAccess Boosts Productivity and Security for Government Enterprises

Government and public sector organizations are under continued pressure to improve operational efficiency with a limited budget. Their data is highly sensitive and as such is prone to theft, loss, or misuse. Furthermore, the type of data is diverse, from central policy documents to the personal records of members of the community. This complexity is compounded… Continue reading Microsoft DirectAccess Boosts Productivity and Security for Government Enterprises

Configuring Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Enabling SSO for Office 365 Simplified

Have you made the crucial decision to deploy the Federated Identity model for your Microsoft Office 365 cloud productivity suite? You might have made this decision based on business requirements such as keeping the user authentication process within your on-premises Active Directory and providing your users seamless single sign-on (SSO) using existing Active Directory corporate… Continue reading Configuring Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Enabling SSO for Office 365 Simplified

Microsoft DirectAccess – The New Choice of Enterprises over Traditional Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Microsoft DirectAccess is a unique solution designed specifically for managed Windows clients. It is aimed squarely at organizations that need to provide a highly secure remote access alternative to client-based VPN, while simultaneously reducing management and support costs for their field-based assets. You might think “Why not just use VPN exclusively for my remote access… Continue reading Microsoft DirectAccess – The New Choice of Enterprises over Traditional Virtual Private Network (VPN)

5 Must-Know Benefits of Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)

Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) provides an identity federation solution for enterprises looking to share identity information with their partners securely. Using the trust policy for an AD Federation Service, you can manage your trust relationship with partners, and map partner claims to claims understood by your organization’s web applications. By relying on partner claims… Continue reading 5 Must-Know Benefits of Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)

Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Windows 10 with DirectAccess

Deployed DirectAccess WITHOUT Windows 10 Enterprise Edition Celestix SecureAcces extends DirectAccess experience for roaming users even for Windows Professional editions and Mac OSX computers.DirectAccess has been with us for many years now, and organizations who were early adopters, have been enjoying the benefits of a seamless and transparent, always on, bi-directional, secure, remote access solution… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Windows 10 with DirectAccess

Benefits and Use Cases of Deploying Celestix SecureAccess V Series in Virtualized Environments

Celestix Networks has been delivering turn-key, ready-to-deploy solutions on its dedicated, purpose-built appliances for nearly two decades. Today, the Celestix SecureAccess E Series is the platform of choice for organizations seeking to deploy Microsoft-based secure remote access solutions in the most reliable and efficient way. Historically the choice of implementing an edge security or secure… Continue reading Benefits and Use Cases of Deploying Celestix SecureAccess V Series in Virtualized Environments