Sevan Networks Announces Enhancements to its Web
Access Management Appliance
The Sevan WSA™
now supports advanced features while preserving the Sevan promise
of low cost of ownership
SUNNYVALE, CA – Sevan Networks, Inc, an innovative provider
of web access management solutions for businesses, today announced
Release 1.1 of its security appliance, the Sevan WSA. This second
release of firmware brings powerful new features to market without
an increase in price:
Application Integration: The Sevan WSA can now pass authenticated
identity information to the web servers and web applications. This
allows the applications to leverage the WSAs strong authentication,
while preserving the separation of security and business logic.
URL Mapping: The WSA can perform authenticated
identity-based URL mapping, which provides a quick and secure way
to personalize a user's web experience.
Clustering: Performance and availability can be
linearly scaled by interconnecting up to 15 Sevan WSAs in a cluster.
Support of Remote Servers: The Sevan WSA can now control
access to a web server anywhere in the network; the servers need
no longer be co-located with the WSA. The new feature allows a WSA
to serve as a single point of access control for all servers within
Integration with PKIs: Customers wishing to leverage their
PKI investment can do so by integrating the WSA into their existing
"Sevan Networks has responded to the wishes of our customers,"
says Charles Williams, President and CEO of Sevan Networks. "Our
flexible architecture and superb development team allow us to quickly
anticipate the needs of our customers and deliver the features they
These new features are standard on all new WSAs. Customers with
previous versions will receive a no-cost software upgrade under
Sevan's Value Preservation program.
About Sevan Networks
Sevan Networks is an innovative provider of web identity authentication
solutions for managing web site access. Founded in 2000, Sevan is
headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and maintains sales offices
on the East and West Coasts.