ACTON, Mass. -- eIQnetworks®, Inc., a global provider of the only IT risk management platform to unify risk, security and compliance, today announced that it has extended its technology alliance with Juniper Networks and joined the companys growing Unified Access Control (UAC) Partner Ecosystem. eIQ supports Juniper Networks UAC 2.0 solution via the Trusted Computing Groups (TCG) Trusted Network Connect (TNC) open standards.
"We are delighted to bring our customers this added level of assurance as eIQnetworks and Juniper Networks closely align to meet our customers most demanding IT risk management requirements," said Brian Mehlman, director of product strategy, eIQnetworks. "We intend to continue strengthening this long-standing alliance as a growing number of world-class enterprises adopt the eIQnetworks SecureVue IT risk management platform and Junipers UAC solution."
The new agreement between eIQnetworks and Juniper Networks builds on eIQnetworks existing J-Partner relationship. eIQ seamlessly interoperates with Junipers UAC 2.0 solution, in addition to Junipers full breadth of router, firewall, IPSec VPN, SSL VPN and Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) products, to provide customers with unified IT security, risk and compliance management solutions.
With eIQnetworks recent introduction of SecureVue, the market now has access to the industrys first integrated IT risk management platform for the unification of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), asset, configuration, performance and vulnerability data. (See eIQnetworks announcement on January 29, 2007: eIQnetworks Unveils Industrys First Integrated Enterprise IT Risk Management Platform.)
SecureVue automatically collects, analyzes, correlates and reports on essential security, risk and compliance-related information across heterogeneous network, systems and application layers. Interoperability between the Juniper UAC solution and SecureVue enables customers to deliver enhanced policy enforcement and network access controls that improve overall security posture and minimize IT risk, without compromising end point integrity.
By teaming with companies such as eIQnetworks to enable a best-in-class network access control infrastructure, we are providing customers with flexible and efficient ways to minimize IT risk, said Karthik Krishnan, product line manager at Juniper Networks. Juniper Networks and eIQnetworks are leading the industry by linking these critical security functions through the use of open standards.