I've been having a look through the reporting functionality included in Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway to find that not much has changed from ISA Server 2006. There is some new information regarding the newly implemented URL categorization and threat management technology, but there is very little flexibility or customization for those with reporting requirements beyond general overviews cluttered with irrelevant information. Here is what I consider to be the 8 main limitations of Microsoft Forefront TMG's reporting functionality.
WebSpy analyze and report on different types of log files, from different types of network and security devices (such as web servers, web proxy servers, email server, event logs, firewalls, switches, routers, and spam and virus application), taking raw data and converting it into meaningful and actionable information. We take great pride in this versatility [...]
Most of our customers using Microsoft ISA server are probably aware by now that Microsoft have released the new version of ISA server, which is now re-branded as Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG). In addition to this, Microsoft has also re-branded its Internet Access Gateway (IAG) to Unified Access Gateway (UAG). […]
Last Friday, the 4th of December, WebSpy’s CEO, Jack Andrys, made a guest appearance on popular podcast This Week in Startups (TWiST). TWiST features entrepreneur Jason Calacanis and a rotating group of guest experts who bring you a weekly take on the best, worst, most outrageous and interesting from the world of Web companies. [...]
We are pleased to announce that WebSpy has completed the acquisition of procurement and materials management system provider, Marketboomer. […]
One feature on our roadmap is the ability to re-brand the WebSpy Vantage Web Module, so that when your users hit the web module to view reports, they’re greeted with your own company logo and branding. In the mean time, I thought I’d share a way to re-brand the main elements in the Web Module by editing a few files and replacing a few images.
Our Middle East Partner, ComGuard, represented WebSpy at GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK the 18th to 22nd of October. On behalf of WebSpy and ComGuard, I would like to thank all GITEX visitors for showing such an overwhelming interest in our products. I’ve been in touch with ComGuard’s Product Manager, Amir Mohsen Abedinifar, who was present at [...]
Microsoft have announced the availability of Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Release Candidate (RC). This is the final public release of TMG before it is made available to purchase. If you're considering upgrading your ISA Server to TMG, this means that you can start your deployment using the Release Candidate, and simply switch it to a licenced version with no additional configuration changes once the full release is available.
Today has been a very eventful day. This morning we announced WebSpy’s proposed acquisition of procurement and materials management system provider, Marketboomer. Ever since we let the news slip there has been a steady stream of phone calls, emails and tweets. So, who is Marketboomer and why has WebSpy proposed to acquire them? […]