Acrosser Introduces UTM Solution Platform

Unified Threat Management is an emerging trend in the firewall appliance security market. It is the evolution of the traditional firewall into a product that not only guards against intrusion but performs content filtering, spam filtering, intrusion detection and anti-virus duties traditionally handled by multiple systems.

The principal advantages of UTM are simplicity, streamlined installation and use, and the ability to update all the security functions or programs concurrently. As the nature and diversity of Internet threats evolves and grows more complex, UTM products can be tailored to keep up with them all. This eliminates the need for systems administrators to maintain multiple security programs over time.

Acrosser AR-M0898 UTM SolutionACROSSER provides the platform to run the company’s proprietary software as UTM to deliver a set of extensible services for comprehensive security, easy RF planning, advanced over-the-air QoS for converged data, voice, and video networks, zero-loss handoff mobility, and location-based applications to the AP.

ACROSSER Technology offers networking appliance in Micro Box (AR-M0898) that is suitable for UTM due to the following:

1. AES Encryption
PadLock(TM) performs AES Encryption using the in-built ACE engine at a rate of up to 22 Gb/s and supports 5 modes of AES

2. SHA-1/SHA-256 Secure Hash
Provides evidence if message is tampered or altered VIA PadLock can in real-time perform Secure Hash computations to hard drive, memory and network data

3. Montgomery Multiplier
Used to accelerate the modulus calculation required by RSA encryption algorithms

4. Random Number Generators
It is necessary for truly secure encryption and VIA PadLock uses Quantum uncertainty principle to generate statistically unpredictable random numbers. Up to a rate of 200 million bits per second.

5. PXE (Pre-boot Execution Environment)
Acrosser Networking Series Products can support build-in ROM with Pre-Boot Execution Environment (PXE). Then you can control remote client even though this machine is off.

6. LAN by-passed
In networking market, there are some issues which software cannot conquer system environment. One is power-off, another one is system crash, and last one is system hold. All of situations will cause the functions of software are failed. And internet service will be off when all of three services are down.

7. Auto-MDIX
Console Re-direction: It allows administrators to monitor and manage POST (Power-On Self Test) information from a console by redirecting keyboard input and display output through the serial port.

AR-M0898 specifications:

CPU: VIA C7 Processor
System Chipset: VIA CN700 + VT8251
System Memory: 2 x 200-pin DDR2 400/533 SO-DIMM up to 2GB

WatchDog Timer: Software programmable 1-63 Seconds
CRT: 1 x VGA port for pin header
Serial port: 1 x RS-232(COM1), 1 x RE-232(COM2)(Pin header)
GPIO: 8 x Independent I/O Lines

Compact Flash
Ultra DMA for 40 pins connector, DMA for 44 pins connector, support 2 EIDE devices.
SATA Interface

AR-M0898A: 2 x 10/100 Mbps, 2 x GIGA LAN
AR-M0898B: 4 x 10/100 Mbps
By-Passed: LAN1, LAN2 (optional)

Power Requirement:
DC: Single voltage + 12V (default), ATX (optional)

Operating Temp: 0 to 40 Degrees Celsius
Storage Temp: -20 to 80 Degrees Celsius
Relative Humidity: 5 to 90% @ 40 oC non-condensing
Supporting OS: Windows XP, Windows XPe, Linux

About Acrosser
Founded in 1987, Acrosser is one of the leading suppliers of industrial computing hardware in the world. To make life easier by taking advantage of advanced automated technology, Acrosser is the first to develop the revolutionary ROM/SRAM disk card, which solved the disk-drive stability problems that plagued early industrial automation industry. Acrosser offers complete product lines that would help customers to succeed in various industries such as Networking, Industrial Automation, POS/POI/KIOSK/ATM, and Gaming/Multimedia.