Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Nigeria: Mweb Introduces Remote Iway Internet Gateway - AllAfrica.com

Efem NkangaLagos

MWEB Nigeria, one of the prima ISPs in Federal Republic Of Federal Republic Of Nigeria , have introduced to its endorsers its Distant iWay Internet Gateway (RiIG).

A statement made available to THISDAY said that the Distant iWay Internet Gateway (RiIG) is a figure of software system faculties (servers) serving different intents bundled together in an operating system to constitute one waiter / Gateway.

Each of the faculties according to the statement, have been carefully researched and implemented to function a different purpose. The RiIG have contented direction characteristic that gives users more flexibleness and freedom in managing and controlling their volume use locally. It also lets the endorser to take unwanted content and addition privateness on their network.

The RiIG amongst other things can better Internet nexus public presentation by assuring efficient nexus utilisation, reduced processor loading on inside unit of measurement (DW),reduces hypertext transfer protocol Internet use by approximately 25 per cent, Users protrude mail from the RiIG thus saving on nexus bandwidth, to guarantee quality cyberspace services, Network Security - assists protect customers' webs from malicious external attacks, to pull off Internet content (HTTP) i.e. the RMIG can mange your cyberspace content the manner you desire and to give client the powerfulness to pull off their domain's email.

MWEB Federal Republic Of Nigeria VSAT Manager, Dotun Faseru said that, 'the core characteristics of the RiIG to our endorsers are numerous as it assists with their Content management, Antivirus and Anti Spam Tool; which is put to automatically update every six hours over the internet. It is integrated with the mail server, Safe Squid Proxy and Cache Waiter which is a robust content filtering cyberspace placeholder waiter with crystalline caching which heightens security of your local area network by ensuring that lone trusted land sites are connected to the proxy. It increases privateness and do surfing a more than pleasant experience by blocking dad ups and advertisements, defining users bounds to let Internet entree by time, bandwidth, and upper limit data file size downloadable and Blocking of unwanted websites (URL's).'

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He also noted that the characteristics also include Mail Waiter including Web mail / SMTP / POP3 which is a computing machine that dwells of a storage country where electronic mail is stored for local users, with a set of user definable regulations which finds how the mail waiter should respond to the finish of specific message. It utilizes Exim as Mail Conveyance Agent (MTA), POP3, IMAP and Webmail support, Anti-spam and Anti-Virus enabled (Amavis), multiple sphere hosting, SmartHost mail forwarding, Easy to utilize web constellation interface, Daily Mail statistics, Virus and Spam statistics graphing.

The RiIG can assist with Cacti Graphing Software which is used to supervise bandwidth use in Kbps. Utilised to have content over a clip period of time. This tin be graphed daily, weekly, and monthly or yearly, the RMIG incorporates a carefully constructed firewall; this protects computing machines on the web from unauthorised entree by external users.

The RiIG according to the statement, sit downs at the confluence point between the private web and the public web - the internet. All messages entering or leaving the Local Area Network (LAN) go through through the firewall, which analyzes each message and blocks those that make not ran into the specified security criteria. The RiIG also have invasion sensing that forestalls port scanning by hackers protecting the web even further, Network Address Translation using the RiIG; endorsers can interpret their private IPs to hide them such as that the information science computer addresses of users behind the firewall are not seeable on the internet, Traffic direction enables the endorser to pull off the land sites and browsing abilities of users on the LAN.

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