University of Bern Signs On to Enterasys

University of Bern strengthens and simplifies security with Enterasys NAC

ANDOVER, Mass. -- Enterasys Networks Inc., the Secure Networks Company™, announced today that the University of Bern in Switzerland has chosen the Enterasys NAC solution to authenticate, assess and authorize its networked campus IT infrastructure. The Enterasys Network Access Control (NAC) solution provides strong policy enforcement, visibility and control for more than 5,400 University employees, over 13,000 students and approximately 12,000 connected devices in 120 buildings. Through its 20-year partnership with Enterasys, the University’s IT staff has provided significant input to product development at Enterasys on how to provide simple and open access to authorized users, while at the same time assuring complete protection of networked assets and information.

“Since we began our partnership with Enterasys 20 years ago, there have been many changes in technology, but there is one thing that remains constant: our users require simple and instant access to the information and applications on our network,” explained Fritz Bütikofer, chief of the network group of IT Services of the University of Bern. “Enterasys keeps us safe and their standards-based, open-architecture approach provides us trouble-free interoperability with other vendors’ products to protect existing investments as we expand and address new requirements.”

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