Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 is an integrated network edge security gateway that helps protect IT environments from Internet-based threats while providing users fast and secure remote access to applications and data. ISA Server 2006 is available in two versions: Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition (view comparison).
ISA Server 2006 provides value to IT managers, network administrators, and information security professionals who are concerned about the security, performance, manageability, or reduced cost of network operations. ISA Server 2006 can help you:
Defend Against External and Internal Web-Based Threats. ISA Server 2006 was engineered to deliver stronger security to manage and protect your networks.
Securely Publish Content for Remote Access. ISA Server 2006 facilitates remote access to corporate data, resources and applications.
Securely Connect Branch Offices. ISA Server 2006 enables easy and cost effective site-to-site branch office connectivity and saves valuable WAN bandwidth via data caching and compression.