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Smoothwall Express

Smoothwall Express is an open-source firewall software that creates a secure internet connection. It’s based on the Linux operating system and manages network traffic by using stateful packet inspection, intrusion detection, application layer filtering, and proxy services for web caching and content filtering. Smoothwall Express offers simple setup through its web-based interface, while still allowing for customization options through its advanced features. Smoothwall Express has a user-friendly dashboard displaying network usage statistics and real-time alerts to potential security threats. This firewall software is suitable for use in small to medium-sized businesses or schools seeking cost-effective network protection solutions. In addition to the free version of Smoothwall Express, there are also commercial editions with additional features and support options available through Smoothwall Ltd., the company behind its development.