Masergy on Tuesday introduced a network-based security and content control solution.
The Intelligent Internet Management (IIM) solution provides enterprises on Masergy’s global network with detailed application control, proactive Web traffic monitoring and improved firewall features, according to the company.
Masergy said its IIM solution simplifies network security, optimizes bandwidth and cuts costs by embedding the solution in the cloud; the solution also provides hosted services that improve network visibility and application control, according to the company.
The Internet is an essential part of business communications, but it must be carefully managed. If it is not effectively managed, employee productivity, data integrity and company profitability can be adversely affected,” said John Dumbleton, senior vice president of business development at Masergy, in a statement. With Intelligent Internet Management, companies go beyond typical network firewalls to gain more explicit control over application access and Web traffic, while optimizing bandwidth and maximizing application performance.”
Other features of the solution include the following: