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Firewall Services

With the surge in Internet hackers and network attacks, today’s organizations are looking to tighten the security of their distributed computing work environments. As firewalls themselves are only as effective as their last update, it is imperative that IT resources be dedicated to the ongoing and vigilant maintenance of this key component of the IT infrastructure. With organizations trying to focus more and more on core competencies, they must consider alternative approaches to managing their computing environments once they are deployed.

Now that you have made the intelligent decision to deploy firewalls, it’s time to develop your strategy for ensuring that you get maximum security and peak effectiveness from your investment.

To this end, Coates IT & Network Solutions offers a Managed Firewall Service, provided by a team of experienced security professionals to help clients maintain solid perimeter security. Coates IT & Network Solutions Managed Firewall Service nicely compliments our Coates IT & Network Solutions remote network, system and application fault and performance monitoring. Coates IT & Network Solutions Managed Firewall Service provides the necessary tools for monitoring security effectiveness, firewall software updates, configuration services, and event monitoring.

  • Overcome security challenges resulting from limited resources or a shortage of skilled security engineers on staff
  • Ensure firewall code is always up-to-date to deliver maximum defense against network attacks
  • Maximize protection of critical data and sensitive information from compromise while focusing on your core competencies
  • Comply with regulatory requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA and GLBA, among others
  • Security broadcasts alert you to and provide recommendations for addressing new threats (virus alerts, security best practices, intrusion prevention)
  • Automatic software updates enable instant access to ongoing functional enhancements
  • Proactive firewall backup and restoration avoids potential security lapses in the event of a disaster
  • 24x7 event monitoring remotely recognizes and alerts you to security events (DoS attacks, failed logins, configuration changes, and IP spoofing)
  • Managed Firewall Service
  • 24/7 x 365 Device Performance and Availability Monitoring
  • Event Logging and Monitoring
  • Software Updates
  • Rule Changes
  • Incident Notification Within 60 Minutes of Detection


If your firewall hardware malfunctions, we can help protect you from downtime. As an option to your Managed Firewall Service, we will work with the firewall vendor to help remediate issues requiring vendor intervention. These issues include arranging for replacement hardware, or scheduling the vendor to visit your premises for service.


Think About This...

Disasters can come in many forms and they can happen when you least expect it. Only 6% of companies that suffer catastrophic data loss survive while 43% never reopen and 51% close within 2 years of the disaster. 93% of the companies that did not have their data backed up in the event of a disaster went out of business. [Best's Underwriting Guide]


How often do you backup your data?