Replace DataPower with Patented XML Gateway
Governance | Security | Identity | Acceleration
IBM has published a number of End of Service (EOS) announcements for WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances. The migration path to the next generation appliances requires a ground up re-implementation of new policies instead of a simple import-export of policies. Migration costs as well as significant Hardware CapEx makes this process difficult of many DataPower customers. Forum Sentry, the original XML Gateway company with the only issued patent in the industry, provides all equivalent features of the DataPower SOA Appliances among many others.
Forum Systems has been dedicated to the XML Gateway industry for over 8 years and we provide a seamless transition from DataPower to Forum Sentry technology. Additional Advantages of migrating Forum Sentry include:
- Trade-in Credit for Existing EOS Legacy Hardware
- Assistance in Seamless Migration from Industry Experts
- Leverage Deeper integration with non-IBM products
- Eliminate future XSLT-based configuration burden
- Lower TCO through Flexible Deployment options: FIPS Hardware, Software and Cloud Images
XML Gateway available in Hardware, Software, VMWare, and Cloud Image
Forum Systems Sentry allows enterprises to achieve a higher return on investment by implementing secure, scalable service-oriented architectures and event-driven applications. Our rack mount appliance offers 64-bit multiprocessor with crypto accelerator and optional FIPS Level III HSM. Our software form factors include packaged installation for Windows, Linux and Solaris. We also offer the SOA gateway product for VMWare, and Cloud Images for Amazon EC2, OpSource, and Rackspace.
Deep integration with Identity Systems for authentication and authorization. Granular control: protocol, service, operation, and message level identity bridging across Protocol- and Message-based identities.
Defend against message-based threat Vectors such as XML Bombs, Malware, SQL Injection. Schema Validation, on-board AV scanning, Intrusion Detection and Prevention rules, throttling, blocking, and alerting.
Data Privacy & Integrity
Content-level message encryption and signatures, transport independent. Extensive WS-Standards support for superior interoperability. Granular message capture for archiving and auditing
Centralized Policy Mgmt
Web-based interface for secure policy management across instance deployments. Partial Policy import, export and full policy mirroring across instances. Decouple and centralize SOA policies from Service and Client developers.
Eliminate software libraries and APIs for transaction processing and agent-less transaction monitoring.
Flexible Deployment Options include Hardware, software, VMWare, and cloud images.
Cryptography and PKI
Import, generation and management of X.509 and PKCS Formats. Direct Java Key Store Import. PKCS #1, PKCS #7, PKCS #8, PKCS #11, PKCS #12, X.509 Certificates and CSRs. All key sizes for RSA, DSA, DES, 3DES, SHA-1, RC4, AES, OCSP, CRL via LDAP, XKMS, HTTP, FILE, CDP. Cert Chain Validation for XML Security and SS. FIPS 104-2 Level III HSM for Secure Key Storage and Management
Protocol level and message level access control. HTTP Basic Auth, X.509 Mutual Auth, Digest Auth, Cookies, HTTP Form Post. WS-Security Auth (Username Token, X.509, Kerberos and SAML), SAML 1.0 and 2.0.
Adaptors: CA SiteMinder, LDAP, SunOne, MS Active Directory, RSA ClearTrust, Oracle CoreId, HP Select Access, IBM TAM, Sun JSAM, and any WS-Trust IDM.
Request and response security processing. XML Digital Signatures and Encryption with granular Element-Level Security. WS-Security 1.0 and 1.1. SSL v2.0 and v3.0, TLS v1.0. XML Firewall with content-level filtering via built-in rules, XPath, schema tightening and RegEx. On-board virus scanning and malware detection in message and attachments.
Logging and Monitoring
Data-Level evidence repository with external archiving to MySQL, IBM UDB, Oracle, MS SQL. Syslog monitoring, SNMP v3 w/ Forum MIB and JMX, SOAP logging, database logging. Integrated 3rd party monitoring: HP-OpenView, CheckPoint ELA, Oracle WSM, CA WSDM. Log to any SOAP enabled endpoint. On-board WS traffic reporting, statistics and monitoring for SLA enforcement
Simple Web-based UI. Command-line Interface (CLI) with SSH access and Serial. Global Device Management with Full Policy Mirroring and Partial Policy Promotion. Role-based Access Control (RBAC) and Multi-Domain Administration
Forum Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosscheck Networks. The Forum Systems product lines of Sentry SOA Gateway, STS Identity Broker, and Presdio FTP Gateway are developed and sold by Forum Systems.
Please click here to visit the Forum Systems web site and learn more about these products.
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