Canada's Conexsys Communications Ltd. Chooses ForeScout CounterACT to
Clientless Network Access Control Solutions
CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 27 /CNW/ -- ForeScout Technologies, a leading
provider of clientless network access control (NAC) for Fortune 500
enterprises and government organizations, today announced that it has signed a
valued added reseller (VAR) agreement with Conexsys Communications Ltd., a
leading provider of full-service enterprise security and network
infrastructure solutions. Conexsys Communications, based in Mississauga,
Ontario, will promote and resell ForeScout's clientless NAC solutions
"Conexsys Communications Limited is excited to partner with ForeScout and
provide clientless network access control to our customers across Canada,"
said Larry Bantle, president and chief executive officer of Conexsys
Communications Limited. "ForeScout has demonstrated in benchmarks -- both
published and unpublished -- that it has the superior product, and the company
is dedicated to ensuring successful implementations -- from the smallest to
the largest, global deployments. We look forward to a long and rewarding
partnership and our customers' network security will benefit tremendously."
ForeScout's NAC appliance, CounterACT, with its built-in signature-less
intrusion prevention engine, protects the network upon device connection from
any self-propagating malware and "zero-day" worms, while concurrently
enforcing business policies for enterprises by transparently granting access
to authorized and compliant users. CounterACT integrates seamlessly into
existing networks, offers a full range of measured enforcement options for
non-compliant and/or unauthorized users, and enforces security policies for
all connected devices without the need for a client/agent on the endpoint.
"We're delighted to welcome Conexsys Communications into our channel
program," said Gord Boyce, president of ForeScout. "We didn't go into this
lightly -- we took our time in choosing just the right partner, and this will
be a boon for customers that need network access solutions that allow tailored
policy enforcement and no disruption to business. Conexsys has been
delivering and supporting network and network security solutions for over
thirty years. Their solid record spoke for itself and we are looking forward
to great things with the company."
About Conexsys Communications Ltd.
Conexsys Communications Ltd. is a full-service integrator of enterprise
security and network infrastructure solutions. Offering end-to-end services,
the organization assists its customers in designing, implementing and
maintaining leading-edge enterprise networks that are efficient, scalable,
cost-effective and secure. Conexsys counts among its customers several of
Canada's largest financial institutions, government and educational
institutions, natural resource companies, medical and pharmaceutical companies
and manufacturers. More information can be found at http://www.conexsys.net.
About ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
ForeScout's clientless network access control (NAC) solutions enable
customers to implement and enforce network access policies of both managed and
unmanaged devices in both a pre and post connect mode to gain complete control
over network security without disrupting end-user productivity. ForeScout's
flagship product, CounterACT combines network access control and
signature-less intrusion prevention in a single network appliance that
interrogates and enforces controlled access of every device while seamlessly
integrating with any existing IT infrastructure. ForeScout's NAC is
completely transparent and enables enterprises to tailor enforcement to match
the exact level of each policy violation, eliminating disruptions during
device interrogation. Today, Fortune 500 corporations and government agencies
have deployed ForeScout appliances globally controlling access to their
networks and resources, defending against hackers and self-propagating
malware, and ensuring business continuity. ForeScout's headquarters are
located in Cupertino, California.
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Technologies Web Site: http://www.forescout.com