Beyond Forefront TMG and UAG: Where Do We Go Now?

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?

Celestix MSA Advanced Web Protection Features Deprecated

For customers who have purchased the Celestix MSA edge security solution featuring Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010, you are most likely aware that Microsoft has discontinued this product and will not be releasing a new version in the future. Many organizations continue to use the Celestix MSA in production today, and it still… Continue reading Celestix MSA Advanced Web Protection Features Deprecated

Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG Licensing after Product End-of-Life

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

Celestix Announces TMG and UAG Software Support Program

Introduction When Microsoft announced the end of life for Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 and Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010, they pledged to provide mainstream support for both TMG and UAG until April 14, 2015, and extended support until April 14, 2020. Microsoft mainstream support is complimentary for anyone who has purchased TMG… Continue reading Celestix Announces TMG and UAG Software Support Program

Extending the value of your TMG infrastructure

Celestix is committed to supporting Microsoft TMG 2010 until 2023, and can help you to make an orderly and strategic transition by providing TMG migration options when you are ready. As most of the Microsoft world knows by now, Microsoft’s® Threat Management Gateway 2010® (TMG) solution has been declared a sunsetted product. This implies that… Continue reading Extending the value of your TMG infrastructure

Forefront TMG 2010 Unique Features

Introduction Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 is an integrated edge security solution that can serve as a firewall, forward and reverse proxy server, web content cache, and Virtual Private Network (VPN) for both client-based remote access and site-to-site. It can be deployed in all of these roles, or any subset of them to… Continue reading Forefront TMG 2010 Unique Features

The Best Forefront TMG 2010 Replacement? Forefront TMG 2010!

So you’re looking for a replacement for your existing Forefront TMG 2010 firewall and secure web gateway? Well, you might be surprised to learn that the best replacement available today for TMG is…TMG! That’s right. Sounds crazy? Let me explain. When Microsoft made its formal Forefront TMG 2010 end-of-life statement back in September of 2012,… Continue reading The Best Forefront TMG 2010 Replacement? Forefront TMG 2010!

Achieve a High Return on Investment with the Celestix MSA

An important factor to consider when evaluating web security solutions is the total cost of ownership. Often, the hidden costs of deployment and maintenance  can equal or surpass the cost of a  solution. For example, software-based web security solutions can require  multiple hardware components, operating  systems, associated service packs, and database applications just to prepare… Continue reading Achieve a High Return on Investment with the Celestix MSA

Our commitment to continue servicing the market for Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 until the year 2023

Celestix has reaffirmed our commitment to continue servicing the market for Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 until the year 2023, enabling organizations to continue deploying this market leading perimeter security platform. Microsoft has announced to discontinue development of the TMG technology and greatly extends the lifespan of this trusted and widely deployed product. The last date… Continue reading Our commitment to continue servicing the market for Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 until the year 2023