Eurotux Firewall updated to version 5.11.0
Providing technologically advanced open-source solutions is one of Eurotux’s major commitments. In this spirit, a new version of Eurotux Firewall was launched, version 5.11. The list of new features is highlighted by improvements in performance and usability.
The product’s manual was completely overhauled, providing a more complete and rigorous documentation; the RADIUS software, a network protocol that provides centralized Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting management, was updated with the latest version; a new bandwidth measuring software was added along with the expect package, a software that enables the execution of scripts to automate interaction with utilities; the new USB-RJ45 drivers make the firewall compatible with more network cards, and in addition to these novelties, bugs were corrected, thus improving the system’s overall functioning.
Nuno Fernandes, Director of Research and Development at Eurotux, states that “the Eurotux Firewall is a solution that has undergone a continuous development. We have obtained considerable critical mass that we can point at the right direction, enabling us to respond more quickly to requests for new features and launch new releases more frequently.
The eurotux Firewall is an integrated system that stands out for its flexibility and for being extremely safe, efficient and reliable, with a low level of demand on hardware resources. It provides dynamic, scalable and easy to use integrated network protection, improving network performance. It Includes proxy, load balancing, VPN concentrator and application layer (layer 7) filtering features. The latest version includes even more tools in order to provide the security and protection needed to avoid threats and may be downloaded at http://downloads.clientes.eurotux.com/etfw/.
Eurotux Informática S.A., is a company specializing in planning, integrating and implementing information technology systems, providing IT solutions developed according to the client’s needs. Started in 2000 with the initiative of professors from the University of Minho, it combines technical and scientific excellence with prudent management, enabling a sustained growth that has garnered the “SME Excellence” award for four consecutive years and the “SME Leader” award for eight consecutive years. The company specializes in consolidation and security and has a privileged standing in the field of Open Source, intervening more frequently in environments where interoperability of different solutions is a determining factor. Its technical team consists of highly qualified professionals with a workforce of 36 people, 85% of whom possess an undergraduate or master’s degree in Information Technology. The main portion of Eurotux’s total volume of business is the provision of services, particularly the implementation and remote administration of network systems, as well as 24×7 monitoring and support.