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New appliance server from Etegro Technologies, Doctor Web and Novell

November 23, 2007

Doctor Web, Etegro Technologies and a Moscow branch of Novell announce a release of an appliance server designed to protect mail and Internet traffic of medium and large businesses. The new appliance is based on Novell SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and pre-installed Dr.Web Security Suite for Unix Appliance.

The appliance server is a ready-to-use comprehensive solution that complies with “pay&forget” principle which means that installation and support can be performed by an end-user. The installation procedure rules out any configuration mistakes by staff members which reduces deployment time from several days to a few minutes. .

The new appliance server is based onNovell SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and pre-installed Dr.Web Security Suite for Unix Appliance, used to protect computer networks from viruses and undesired mail.

Dr.Web Security Suite for Unix Appliance includes products for protecting mail traffic from viruses and spam (Dr.Web Mail Security Suite for Unix Appliances) and for scan of HTTP and FTP traffic for viruses (Dr.Web Gateway Security Suite for Unix Appliancesin Unix-family networks (Linux/FreeBSD/OpenBSD/Solaris(x86).

Engineers of Novell Consulting took part in development of the new server appliance using ETegro Technologies hardware. An elaborated automatic installation procedure rules out any configuration by IT-staff of a company.

A VPN protection system from Infotecs is expected to be added to the components of the solution in the nearest future, so the solution will be able to protect remote connections to local resources of a network and shield file transfer and communication channels between offices of a customer. The solution will be available as a software suite or pre-installed on an appliance.

ETegro Technologies

ETegro Technologies is a leading manufacturer of high performance servers, data storage systems and graphics stations that can be used as small web servers, enterprise datacenters or anywhere else in the industry. Cooperation with leading developers of technologies and components allows ETegro Technologies to create products based on the state of the art solutions that exist in the industr.


Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL) is a developer of Open Enterprise software. The company is a leading supplier of Linux-based operating systems that can be run on workstations as well as on data-centre hardware. The company develops security software for mixed IT-environments. Novell helps its customers all over the world to lower costs, complexity and risks and focus on innovations and growth of their businesses. Fore more details please visit Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Web Access Management, 2H07" by Ray Wagner and Earl Perkins, Oct. 29, 2007. Novell is a registered trademark and a Novell Access Manager is a trademark of Novell, Inc. in USA and other countries. *Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. All other mentioned product names and trade marks are property of their respective owners.


InfoTeCS (Information Technologies and Communication Systems) is one of the oldest Russian high-tech companies and still a key player on the Russian market of solutions for VPN and information protection in TPC/IP networks. The company develops its own registered enterprise network s and information security solutions.

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