Business Internet Acceleration

Our internet caching proxy with update acceleration can save you up from 15% to 25% of your total bandwidth bill.


  • Cache most JPG, GIF, TIFF and most other image formats.
  • Accelerates Microsoft,  Apple, Adobe and most anti-virus updates.
  • Improves Internet experience
  • Extremely flexible access control rules enabling to block Facebook and other social media destinations from your network.
  • Powerful usage reporting.
  • Managed solution by MEGS
  • Green solution Using less than 100 Watts.
  • Throughput up to 20 Megabit per Second


This is an overview of all currently available features in Megs Business Internet Acceleration Server

Firewall functions

The main focus of the MBIAS distribution is being a firewall. It splits the network into several parts and allows only operations that are allowed by policy.

  • stateful inspection firewall based on linux netfilter architecture
  • intrusion detection system with Guardian addon as extension (IPS system)
  • filter for invalid/non-standard packages
  • separate network segments for server (DMZ) and wireless with custom policies
  • DoS attack protection
  • application proxies for HTTP and FTP (with access control and content filtering) and DNS
  • incoming and outgoing packet filtering with user grouping
  • Quality of Service and traffic shaping

Essential networking services

MBIAS covers essential functions that are needed on every network as well.

  • DHCP server
  • Dynamic DNS service
  • NTP server
  • DNS proxy

Http proxy

The web proxy service allows to filter and log user activities and is able to block malicious content.

  • caching of web content
  • content filtering based on blocking lists and manually defined lists for blocking malicious content
  • time based disabling of access for individual users or entire groups
  • simplified management for classes or conference rooms
  • advanced storage of updates for Microsoft Windows, Symantec Antivirus, Adobe products, Avira Antivir and Avast Antivirus
  • authentication to LDAP, identd, radius or Windows server or a local user database
  • transfer limitation (speed and/or traffic volume)

Virtual private networking

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are used to securely communicate with a customer or partner. For a maximum of interoperability, MBIAS comes with multiple implementations.

  • IPSec/Strongswan
    • network-to-network or network-to-host (roadwarrior)
    • IKE – PreSharedKey or
    • X.509 certificates from an integrated or external CA
    • tunnel reconnection on disconnection and dead-peer-detection
    • NAT traversal
    • encryption with AES, 3DES, Blowfish, Serpent and Twofish
    • HMAC: SHA1, SHA256, SHA384, SHA512
    • real time compression
  • OpenVPN
    • host-to-network (roadwarrior)
    • SSL-based encryption: AES, Blowfish, Twofish, 3DES, …
    • real time compression
    • automatically generated packages for clients so that there configuration is more simplified
    • tunnel across multiple NAT
  • PPTP passthrough

Supported connection types

MBIAS is able to access the internet by lots of common connection types.

  • ethernet links with static ip address or configured via DHCP configured
  • ADSL/SDSL with PPPoE
  • DSL via PPTP
  • UMTS
  • automatic reconnect after disconnection by the provider
  • reconnect with time based schedule


All of the functionality provides by MBIAS is configureable with a simple web management interface.

  • SSL-encrypted web interface
  • SSH access


The webinterfaces gives easy access to graphical summaries of logs that let the administrator recognize any issue easily.

  • graphical monitoring of the system with the web interface
  • accessible log files with automatic summary of key events
  • export function of log files (individually or as a full backup)
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