BT | June 2015

Vendor News

Vendor News

BT to Secure it’s Cloud Services Integration Offering with Check Point Software Technologies

BT announced recently an agreement with Check Point Software Technologies to embed additional security capabilities into BT’s global network, enabling customers to securely access cloud-based applications wherever they are hosted. The new embedded Cloud Firewall services are part of a range of hosted security solutions being deployed across BT’s global network to deliver its vision of the ‘cloud of clouds’, as announced in April 2015.

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What’s New in Skybox 7.5.200

The flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and Skybox’s developers are releasing a new version. The following features can be found in version 7.5.200, available now! - Security Bulletins for Red Hat, New Firewall Rule Review Policy, Risk Assessment Enhancements in Change Process, Easy Integration of External Content for Firewall Changes and Added Device/Management System Support.

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Raytheon Cyber Products and Websense Enter a New Era of Cybersecurity

Following the completion of a joint venture transaction on 29 May 2015, Raytheon|Websense will empower customers to defend against threats, detect successful breaches, make actionable decisions based on context and defeat the advanced and vast scope threats they face: Defend, Detect, Decide and Defeat – 4D Cybersecurity.

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Qualys and ForeScout Join Forces to Deliver Organisations Real-time Assessment and Mitigation Against Cyber Threats

On June 9th ForeScout  announced a partnership with Qualys, that will enable the integration of Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) with ForeScout CounterACT™. The integration between the two solutions will give joint customers real-time assessment and mitigation capabilities against vulnerabilities, exposures and violations to reduce the security attack surface.

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Juniper Launches New Design and Architecture Center

Juniper know it’s not enough to only provide documentation of features alone. That’s why they’ve launched the new Design and Architecture Center, initially focussing upon data centers. It allows customers and partners to align their network challenges to relevant content, delivering the best network architectures and designs. Combining a rich set of text, video, posters and other online help it’s a single place to help design the next network for your customers.

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Palo Alto Networks Receives Superior Security Score in NSS Next-Generation IPS Test

Palo Alto Networks received a superior security score in the NSS Labs 2015 Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) test. The test includes a mixture of both real-world and lab-based evaluations and helps organisations assess how a security offering performs in the face of multiple exploits and evasion techniques. The Palo Alto Networks platform achieved the highest security efficacy ratings of any other offering tested when exposed to live (real-time) drive-by exploits. 

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Gigamon wins Multiple Awards for Advanced Network Traffic Management Tools

Two wins at the NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards follow another win at the Data Centre Solutions Awards in Europe.  Gigamon Inc., the leader in traffic visibility solutions with its innovative Unified Visibility Fabric™, announced that it has won a series of awards from around the world for its advanced network traffic management solutions.

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Aruba’s New All-in-One Cloud Services Controllers

We are excited to introduce the Aruba 7000 series Cloud services, an innovative branch office networking solution that collapses the complicated patchwork of branch appliances and access servers, into a single, compact cloud services platform. Aruba 7000 series Cloud Services Controllers eliminate the time, cost and complexity of managing disparate single-purpose point products in the branch, while enabling businesses to extract more value from existing cloud-based unified communication and firewall investments.  

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Palo Alto Networks Again a Leader in The Gartner Magic Quadrant For Enterprise Network Firewalls

Palo Alto Networks has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the “leaders” quadrant of the April 22, 2015 “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls.  This marks the fourth year that Palo Alto Networks has been recognised as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Firewalls, which evaluates vendors’ ability to execute and completeness of vision.

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