Embedded Linux Thin Server Platforms and Commercial Linux Firewalls Combine to Provide Unprecedented Security for Home and Small Business Markets

Moreton Bay LLC and Progressive Systems Inc. have announced a joint development of an embedded firewall appliance solution based on the Progressive Systems Phoenix Adaptive Firewall and the Moreton Bay NETtel embedded Linux Internet VPN router. The combination will allow small business and home LAN users to address their growing concerns about Internet security by establishing Internet gateways and network security with unprecedented flexibility and affordability. The development leverages Moreton Bay's renowned embedded Linux and hardware expertise with the extensive security experience offered by Progressive Systems. The final product will carry the Phoenix Adaptive Firewall brand name and will be available through the worldwide channel and sales organizations of both companies.