Today NYI announced its New Jersey data center as the home base for Netgate’s pfSense® software distribution and project operations. NYI’s exclusive access to a customized build of the pfSense® software enables NYI’s security protection to be implemented in one package, drastically simplifying companies’ security footprints, lessening compute cycles and decreasing operation and capital expense.

Netgate’s hardware and pfSense software delivers advanced networking, security and storage for both appliance and cloud-based infrastructures. Built on the FreeBSD open source platform, Netgate offers comprehensive and feature-rich network security solutions to the worldwide service provider, enterprise and SMB segments. NYI and Netgate’s collaboration to create new security and networking solutions will benefit NYI’s enterprise clients and Netgate’s partner community. The resulting services benefit customers large and small, as security is top of mind for all companies regardless of size.Screen Shot 2015-10-06 at 12.29.09 PM

“The nature of our partnership is unique in that Netgate depends on our datacenter as a launch pad for its security services and applications, and in turn NYI utilizes that security platform as the backbone of our enterprise class firewall offering,” states Phil Koblence, COO for NYI. “Netgate’s dedication to providing the highest levels of performance and stability is exactly what we look for in a solution partner. Through this unique partnership where NYI works directly with the software developers that write the code, NYI clients can experience true customization unlike any other security services in the marketplace. Our clients can feel assured they have the most secure and cost effective security services available.”

This partnership further affirms NYI’s support of the Open Source community. The pfSense® best-in-class Open Source router firewall based on FreeBSD serves over 250,000 users across the globe.

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