Microsoft ISA 2006 firewall adds new features

Tom Shinder gives a great summary and overview of the new features of Microsoft's ISA firewall software. One of the features that caught my eye was the addition of web server farm load balancing.

Tom Shinder gives a great summary and overview of the new features of Microsoft's ISA firewall software.  One of the features that caught my eye was the addition of web server farm load balancing.  With the recent acquisition of Whale Communications which is an SSL VPN specialist, ISA 2006 is becoming much more competitive in the world of application layer firewall appliances.