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BT Assure Managed Firewall

Core protection for your business

Core protection for your business with secure internet gateways

Hackers, malware and cyber thieves are becoming ever more sophisticated – but so are we. Our Assure Managed Firewall protects your most important assets with a team of security experts and constantly evolving protection technology.

Get the perfect security system for you

We’ll create a firewall architecture that gives you the best protection for your assets and budget. We can tailor our support to what you need, wherever you do business.

Protect yourself with the best

Our relationship with leading security vendors means you get access to the latest technology at competitive prices. We provide Check Point, Cisco and Juniper managed firewalls.

Better than DIY

Our security experts can manage your firewalls round the clock and give you detailed reports on your system’s health and attack history.

Benefits

  • Protection against new and dynamic threats: BT works with best-in-class vendors Check Point, Cisco and Juniper to protect your business.
  • Experts on hand: reduce the need to recruit and retain specialist IT staff. BT’s security specialists have expertise in the latest technologies and provide 24x7x365 cover.
  • Big or small: our highly scalable service can meet the needs of all sizes of organisation – from those using simple Internet links, through to large-scale WAN infrastructures.
  • Improved productivity: reduce downtime and prevent unproductive applications from running on your network, such as peer-to-peer.
  • Proactive monitoring: we provide a centralised monitoring of your firewall estate giving you the information you need to respond proactively.
  • You keep ownership of your security policy: you remain in control of your security policy, with BT helping you to define it, and ensure it is expertly implemented and maintained.
  • Reduce costs linked to datacentre space: BT has options for your service to be hosted in one of its data centres, reducing the need for rack space and power. You can also avoid Internet-bound traffic needing to hub through one of your sites.
  • Professional Services: providing technical consultants on an “as needed” basis, thus complementing your organisation’s in-house skills and providing analysis and design expertise which will optimise the performance of your solution.

Features

More than just a firewall

  • Point-to-point VPNs: to establish fully-secure connectivity between your organisation’s sites over the Internet; where this is a more appropriate networking option for your organisation than dedicated private network connectivity.
  • Remote Access VPNs: to provide access to your company resources for your employees whilst they are working remotely. BT managed firewalls will work with your existing authentication solutions.
  • DMZs (De-Militarised Zones): provide the best security for key applications, enabling them to be accessible from the Internet under tightly-defined conditions, whilst denying access from the Internet to other resources on your network.
We do not have the discipline and standard technologies, and frankly it is not very important to us until it goes wrong. But firewall management is a core business to BT. BT is providing expertise while bringing down the cost in real terms”.
- Chief Information Officer, Unilever                

Next Generation Firewall specifications

BT Assure Managed Firewall can provide a number of advantages over and above the typical in-house or DIY firewall implementations.

  • Policy configuration tailored to your needs: our experts specialise in firewall configuration and will put in place the best solution for you. We also test firewalls proactively, both on set-up and following in-life changes, as further assurance of security.
  • Protect key applications: our firewall service will support multiple de-militarised zones to best protect key applications, such as Internet-facing web servers. It will also provide a range of IPSec VPN options to enable fully secure communications over the Internet, for example with your firewalls on other sites to create a private network, or to provide inbound remote access.
  • Global installation: BT can deploy complex solutions on your sites anywhere in the world, with full project management and service commissioning. Our service includes expert deployment and is tailored to match your organisation’s specific requirements.
  • Leave it to us: BT’s accredited security team will proactively manage your firewalls 24x7x365. Our management processes include in-life policy updates and application patches. We manage and maintain the service for you.
  • Need help onsite? BT’s IT support partners can provide onsite attendance around the world, to replace faulty equipment and restore service within hours.
  • Clear reporting: detailed reports can be accessed through a secure customer portal, providing information on system health and threat activity. These reports can be used to analyse user activity and provide assurance of hacking prevention.

Available around the world

Assure Managed Firewall is available globally

Resources

Datasheets

BT Assure Managed Firewall

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Protect your organisation’s private network by preventing unauthorised access from the Internet.

Partnering securely with Cisco

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BT and Cisco The security your organisation needs

BT Assure brochure

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Partnering for Success in IT Security

Rethink the Risk brochure

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