Acuity, Top Layer Partner on IPS

Top Layer Networks announced a partnership with Acuity Solutions, a provider of security solutions, training and managed services

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. -- Top Layer Networks, the global leader for high performance intrusion prevention solutions, today announced a partnership with Acuity Solutions, a provider of security solutions, training and managed services. As a Top Layer Secure Circle Partner, Acuity will add the three dimensional protection (3DP) of the Top Layer IPS 5500 to its intrusion prevention and detection solutions offering.

As corporate networks grow in size and complexity, organizations must rapidly adapt to provide and share information across multiple systems and facilities, monitor and evaluate the security of its information and maximize the value of its information technology resources. In addition, it must comply with recent legislation that requires the safeguarding of its networks and data.

“Being able to detect and proactively thwart malicious behavior is one of the key components to a well-built security architecture,” said Julio Sanchez, partner and president, Acuity Solutions. “Adding the industry-proven protection capabilities in Top Layer’s IPS 5500 solution to Acuity’s intrusion detection and prevention offering provides our customers with peace of mind, knowing they can turn to a solution that can protect them from a variety of security threats.”

The partnership enables Acuity Solutions to provide a new level of protection to its customers, offering three dimensional protection from malicious content, undesired access and rate-based attacks. Top Layer and Acuity currently have several joint customers and work together on enterprise and government accounts.

“The channel continues to be a significant driver of our business, and the addition of quality partners like Acuity Solutions helps Top Layer capitalize on the growing interest in intrusion prevention technology and build upon the momentum achieved in 2006,” said Peter Rendall, president and CEO of Top Layer Networks. “As a recognized leader in security systems integration, Acuity Solutions enables Top Layer to extend its reach into new markets and provide more customers with the three dimension protection necessary to defend themselves against the growing volume and sophistication of today’s cyber threats.”

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