Astaro Security Gateway software turns any PC into a unified threat management security appliance within minutes.

Astaro Security Gateway Software Appliance

Astaro Security Gateway Software Appliance

Our software appliances include the operating system and all security applications bundled within a single software image. While offering the same capabilities as the hardware platform, they can be easily installed on your hardware of choice - maximizing deployment flexibility. The Astaro Security Gateway software appliances are much easier and faster to set-up than software applications that require the installation of an operating system in advance. This section details the security applications available, technical information and deployment scenarios.

Astaro Network Security

Astaro Network Security includes fully integrated features such as a configurable firewall paired with an Intrusion Protection system, Denial of Service, lots of traffic forwarding and NAT tools and much more. Take a deeper look at the extensive range of features provided by this security application.

Astaro Mail Security

Astaro Mail Security ensures that the abuse which email is subjected to, such as spam, viruses and privacy issues, do not affect your daily business routines. Through this application, real messages are properly delivered and employees can find what they need without being exposed to damaging content. Take a deeper look at the extensive range of features provided by this security application.

Astaro Web Security

Astaro Web Security protects employees from threats and allows you to apply terms and conditions to where and how they can spend their time online. Spyware and viruses are stopped before they can enter the network and cause damage. Everything is tracked and arranged in detailed reports which show how effective your policy is so adjustments can be made.

Astaro Web Application Security

Astaro Web Application Security hardens your web servers using Reverse Proxy technology to protect them from modern attacks and data loss. With it, you can securely offer applications like Outlook Web Access (OWA) and guard against techniques like SQL Injection and Cross Site Scripting (XSS). Stop hackers from using these types of attacks to gain access to sensitive information like credit card data, personal information, and social security numbers. Astaro Web Application Security aids you in compliance efforts where a web application firewall is required, such as PCI-DSS.


The Astaro Security Gateway software appliance is available on CD with a printed manual or can be downloaded directly from Astaro servers and independently burned onto a CD. It comes as self-booting software package that can be easily installed on a dedicated Intel-compatible computer (gateway) within minutes. Astaro Security Gateway software appliances offer an identical feature set as the pre-installed hardware appliances, however with the additional freedom to change or upgrade the underlying hardware platform at will. They also offer complete flexibility for installation on various virtualization platforms.

Performance numbers depend on the selected hardware.

Minimum Hardware Requirements:

  • 1.5+ GHz processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 20 GB hard disk
  • Bootable CD-ROM
  • 2 or more network cards

Best performance results are experienced when using hardware specifications at or beyond: Intel Dual/Quad-Core CPUs >2GHz, 2GB RAM.

Please check our Hardware Compatibility List for recommended and tested server systems and components. Specific licensing packages are available, varying by the number of users/IP addresses.



The Astaro Security Gateway allows you to customize the type of security you deploy on your network. Astaro offers a selection of inter-operable security applications which can be activated individually or together on your hardware as needed. This offers the user a security solution tailored to their needs.

Deploy Astaro Security Gateway Software appliances on your hardware of choice. This will provide complete network, web and mail security for LAN and servers.

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