With the demise of Microsoft’s venerable Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 and the powerful Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 platforms, many organizations are looking for viable upgrade alternatives for providing edge security and remote access for their organizations. For those seeking to move forward using Microsoft-based solutions on the Celestix appliance platform, there… Continue reading Beyond Forefront TMG and UAG: Where Do We Go Now?
Recently I’ve seen a lot of discussion across various online forums about licensing challenges for Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG 2010. As you most likely know, these products have been deprecated since Microsoft formally announced their end of life a few years ago. Complicating things for many organizations is the fact that Microsoft stopped selling… Continue reading Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG Licensing after Product End-of-Life
DirectAccess has been around for many years. It was first introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2, but was never widely deployed because it required organizations to deploy IPv6 internally. An IPv6 deployment is not trivial, and this technical hurdle prevented the wide adoption of this new remote access technology. Eventually Microsoft released Forefront Unified Access… Continue reading Migrating Forefront UAG DirectAccess to Celestix E Series