Cost-Effective Network Security, Professionally Managed for You

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Firewall services from Windstream Hosted Solutions are comprised of two equally vital components—the proper firewall hardware and firewall software providing a barrier against intrusion—and security professionals who manage that barrier's selective impermeability.

Windstream Firewall: The Ideal Security Strategy

Windstream Firewall is an ideal network security solution for single-site customers, multi-location enterprises or anyone implementing defense-in-depth strategies that need a professionally managed gateway security solution.

A Complete Firewall Solution

Windstream Firewall features Cisco Firewall technology. You get a complete firewall solution that protects your business with security experts who manage, monitor and maintain network security including software updates, patch implementations and firewall defense testing. The result provides controlled perimeter access to your equipment hosted in our data centers.

Expert Firewall Management in Enterprise-Class Data Centers

With external pressure constantly pushing against your firewall, you need 24 x 7 x 365 protection to keep your network security strong. Yet, no out-of-the-box firewall offers a perfect solution. All require proper configuration and once configured, even the best firewall needs frequent upgrades, patches, testing and ongoing management. Firewall security professionals within our enterprise-class data centers work with you at every point to implement and maintain the most cost-effective firewall to safeguard your business.

Windstream Firewall Benefits

Firewall DesignOur Security Specialists will:

  • Design a proper firewall solution to protect your business
  • Choose the best firewall solutions from Cisco and other technology leaders
  • Fully install your firewall

Firewall ConfigurationWorking with you, our Security Specialists will:

  • Perform a security review of network configuration and firewall rule-set and recommend security improvements
  • Customize configuration of firewall hardware and software per your rule-based Internet security policy
  • Perform on-going firewall configuration and rule-set changes as you request
  • Maintain backup of firewall configuration data

Firewall Management and MonitoringOn an ongoing basis, our Security Specialists will:

  • Promptly respond to issues and make emergency changes as needed
  • Stay apprised of new threats and vulnerabilities, conduct tests to probe firewall defenses, and maintain and upgrade the software