Astaro Releases Version 2.1 of Free Astaro Command Center
Updated central management tool allows partners to provide managed security services
Wilmington, MA (Vocus) December 21, 2009 -- Astaro Corporation (http://www.astaro.com), a leading network
security vendor, today announced that the company will release version 2.1 of the Astaro Command Center. This
new version of the free tool for managing multiple Astaro installations includes updated and new functions that
will enable Astaro partners to offer managed security services. Additionally, enterprises with multiple
installations can use this tool to manage their network security infrastructure.
Version 2.1 of the Astaro Command Center improves on existing features while adding new areas of
functionality, including the ability to share global definitions across multiple organizations. This new capability
saves time for managed security service providers as they can push configuration objects to multiple locations for
use in the security configuration.
“The Astaro Command Center 2.1 makes it easier for us to work on multiple managed security installations at the
same time, greatly increasing our efficiency,” said Michael Smith, IT Manager, Celerit. “This gives us a distinct
advantage over other IT Security Firms, as we are able to provide better value options than our competitors and
offer security products to enterprises that formerly were not able to install a security solution.”
The Astaro Command Center is free for all partners who wish to provide managed security services or for
end-users who have multiple Astaro installations across several locations. The central management product is
available as software and virtual appliances. Organizations who wish to install the Astaro Command Center an
Astaro hardware appliance are charged a small fee for the cost and maintenance of the hardware.
“We developed the Astaro Command Center as a tool to help our partners offer additional value to their
customers as well as help our end-users with large i