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Integrate and extend across the enterprise

Microsoft Forefront delivers end-to-end security and access to information through an integrated line of protection, access and identity management products. It deeply integrates with the identity infrastructure and across the stack in heterogeneous environments. It also offers on-premises and hosted solutions for seamless connectivity. In addition, it is based on open standards and a protocols based identity and security platform.

Help protect everywhere, access anywhere

Forefront Server delivers defence in depth across multiple layers to help protect across endpoints, servers, and networks. It also provides secure identity-based access products that help connect the mobile workforce virtually anywhere. Identity-aware protection also helps organisations secure information and enable policy-based access.

Simplify the experience, manage compliance

Centralised management of the environment delivers critical visibility into the state of the infrastructure. Organisations can also help improve security and compliance through identity tracking and enforcement throughout the enterprise. In addition, Forefront Server provides policy management features and reporting that enable auditing and compliance.


  • Microsoft Forefront online video

    Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange (FPE) Anti-Spam

    Find out how all of the Forefront anti-spam features work, including the new functionality with FPE over the previous version.

  • Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 article

    Understanding Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010

    Find out how the Microsoft strategy for identity management delivers a comprehensive solution to manage identities, credentials, and identity-based access policies across Windows and heterogeneous environments.

  • Forefront server white paper

    Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

    Discover how Forefront can help secure and protect email across your business.


How to buy

Find out more about the different versions of Forefront Server and how it can protect your business communications and technology.

Download Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010.

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