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Enterasys Adds Secure Virtual Data Centers

Uniquely discovers, classifies, prioritizes, and secures virtualized computing and storage without sacrificing performance

ANDOVER, Mass. -- Enterasys Networks Inc., announced today the Enterasys® Secure Networks™ for Virtual Data Centers solution to assure the connectivity and compliance of virtualized computing and storage. As more organizations adopt virtualization technologies to reduce equipment, energy and cooling costs in data centers, Enterasys uniquely addresses the security, management and operations challenges these new data center technologies introduce. Authentication, authorization and audit requirements for security compliance remain essential to any new data center optimization initiatives. Enterprises worldwide want to ensure the reliability, quality of service, mobility, manageability, scalability and performance of data center information systems. Secure Networks for Virtual Data Centers delivers a way to sense and automatically respond to the dynamic mobility of virtual machines; enforce network access control policies; and comply with internal, industry or government regulations.

“Virtualization brings with it a unique set of security challenges as organizations integrate server, storage and networking priority and security policies to dramatically optimize agility, application performance and operating costs,” said Mike Fabiaschi, President and CEO of Enterasys. “Enterasys Secure Networks can automatically sense and respond to data center infrastructure threats to ensure only the right users have access to the right information from the right place at the right time regardless of move/add/change activity.”

“Security is often unknowingly weakened in the organizations' rush to virtualize,” said Neil MacDonald, VP and Fellow with Gartner, Inc. “Virtualization, as with any emerging technology, will be the target of new security threats. Security must be ‘baked in’ from conception, not addressed later as an afterthought. Best practices that must be considered when deploying virtual machines include enforcing the principle of least privilege and leveraging intrusion prevention and network access control.”

Enterasys Networks Inc. (NYSE: ETS)

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