How does BizGuardian compare to a security appliance?
Bizguardian is a security appliance. It is a hybrid software/hardware solution that turns a relatively low specification PC into a powerful state of the art security solution. Many commercial security appliances are built on open source tools. Many are built on Linux for example. Putting Linux in a box gets around the GPL licence problem of having to redistribute the software source code. A cynic might say that it also allows a vendor to charge much more than might otherwise be the case for free software on a PC. It might not look like a PC of course but that is what it usually is. It might have a badge on the front. It might even have a custom case built to make it look a bit sexier. Of course if it looked like a PC then you might not be prepared to pay lots more money for it! BizGuardian allows you to create your own appliance in minutes.