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SurfControl Web Filter Optimized for Citrix Presentation Server(TM) Gains Momentum


SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., March 22 SurfControl(London: SRF), the world leader in Internet content protection, today announced continued momentum of its Web Filter optimized for Citrix Presentation Server(TM) to protect companies and employees against the ever-changing threat landscape.  One customer in particular, Healthcare Management Systems (HMS), has deployed the solution as a value-added offering for their Desktop ASP computing clients.  HMS’s innovations have enabled them to become a total IT solutions provider, fulfilling the IT needs of healthcare clients through their hosted environment.

Chris Dalrymple, Lead ASP Engineer at Healthcare Management Systems, supports medical facility clients and is responsible for ensuring that they are protected from inappropriate Internet content.  Also of critical importance is providing a secure Web-based environment, so clients don’t have to worry about exposing confidential information.

“Our clients look to us for leadership on developing and enforcing an appropriate Internet usage policy.  SurfControl Web Filter for Citrix Presentation Server enables us to easily set up rules on a granular level that protect employees and the confidentiality of patient information,” says Dalrymple.  “SurfControl’s ability to filter websites at the user level within a terminal server environment is a huge value to us.  No other product I know of can do this.”

Using SurfControl Report Central, Dalrymple is able to quickly generate graphical reports specific to client criteria.  “The granular reporting capabilities of SurfControl Web Filter for Citrix Presentation Server are fantastic, and enable us to meet the needs of different clients, says Dalrymple.”

This solution is unique to the marketplace and delivers continuous protection from Internet threats for organizations that use a Citrix Systems environment.  With SurfControl Web Filter optimized for Citrix Presentation Server, organizations can deploy flexible protection down to the user level that combats blended threats and delivers visibility into emerging threats throughout the network.

Citrix Presentation Server is the market-leading solution for centralizing the deployment and management of enterprise applications and providing Internet users with secure, on-demand access to business applications from any location, device, or connection.  Because each user accessing a Citrix server is not identified by an individual IP address, it has been difficult in the past for organizations to enforce Internet acceptable use policies, monitor Web usage, and create detailed usage reports on an individual basis.

About Healthcare Management Systems

Healthcare Management Systems, Inc. delivers integrated hospital information systems and services as a single source for community and specialty hospitals.  Based in Nashville, Healthcare Managements Systems provides an information technology system that integrates clinical and financial applications on a single IBM platform to over 450 community hospitals nationwide. Since 1984, the HMS system has helped caregivers to deliver quality care at the right time and place with an emphasis on improving patient safety and financial performance.  The HMS single source solution provides their customers with peerless stability and effectiveness in communications and significantly increases productivity within their hospital(s) and with their external agencies.  For further information and news on Healthcare Management Systems, please visit:  http://www.hmstn.com .

About Citrix Presentation Server

The foundation of the Citrix Access Suite(TM), Citrix Presentation Server(TM) is the world’s most widely deployed presentation server for centrally deploying and managing applications and providing secure, on-demand access to these applications for users anywhere, on any device or connection.  Presentation Server runs on Microsoft(R) Windows Server(TM) 2003, Windows(R) 2000 Server, and a variety of UNIX(R) operating systems, supporting virtually any custom or commercially packaged Windows, Web or UNIX application. It provides a foundation on which to build highly scalable, flexible, secure, manageable access solutions that reduce operational costs and increase business agility.  For further information and news on Citrix Presentation Server, please visit:  http://www.citrix.com .

About SurfControl

SurfControl plc is the leading provider of threat protection that shields organizations from known and emerging Internet dangers through Layered Threat Protection(SM). The Company has redefined traditional “filtering” into a unified set of Web, e-mail and messaging security solutions that continuously filter inbound and outbound Internet traffic to eliminate spam, spyware, phishing and Web and e-mail abuse. SurfControl provides Adaptive Threat Intelligence(SM) from its Global Threat Experts(SM) to respond quickly with automatic, proactive security updates to protect customers. Customers avoid significant business downtime that impacts productivity and the bottom line while limiting legal liability and enforcing regulatory compliance and confidentiality. SurfControl has more than 20,000 customers worldwide, and employs more than 500 people in offices across the United States, Europe and Asia/Pacific. For further information and news on SurfControl, please visit http://www.surfcontrol.com .

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