Foundry Certifies LockdownFoundry Networks and Lockdown Networks announced that Lockdown has joined the Foundry IronShield 360 Network Security Alliance
SEATTLE -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, and Lockdown Networks(r), a leading provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions, today announced that Lockdown has joined the Foundry IronShield(tm) 360 Network Security Alliance. The Alliance was formed by Foundry Networks
to help enterprises build secure, scalable and high-performance network
infrastructures with interoperable best-of-breed multi-vendor
solutions. The collaboration will integrate one of the industry's most
comprehensive and powerful NAC solutions, Lockdown Enforcer(tm), with
Foundry-powered infrastructures to ensure all networking devices comply
with enterprise security policies.
The Foundry IronShield 360 Security Alliance brings together open,
interoperable, best-of-breed security companies to complement a
comprehensive suite of award-winning Foundry network solutions.
Lockdown Enforcer is an all-in-one NAC appliance that provides
authentication, assessment, enforcement and remediation to enforce
compliance to security and IT policies for every device on the network.
Lockdown Enforcer makes access decisions based on user identity, device
health, location and other factors. Lockdown NAC enforces access
control by interfacing with managed switches and wireless access
points, automatically granting access or quarantining devices based on
conformance to security policies.
"This partnership with Foundry Networks is truly exciting as it extends
the reach of Lockdown NAC to enterprises requiring more sophisticated
network security and user access control, providing IT professionals
with a compelling new option for managing increasingly complex security
challenges," said Brett Helsel, chief executive officer for Lockdown
Networks. "Foundry and Lockdown will deliver an easy-to-use solution
that meets these challenges without locking companies into proprietary
security architecture-lowering overall costs and allowing companies to
fully leverage existing infrastructure investments."
Foundry Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: FDRY)