By Telecom Lead Team: Bradford Networks has developed a
mobile security suite with HP. The Bradford Networks mobile security suite for
HP will be available in March, 2012.
The integrated solution combines Bradford’s network
access control (NAC) with HP Enterprise Mobility Solutions to create a workflow
tool that simplifies the deployment of both Bradford and HP products. Benefits
include securely allowing personal mobile devices onto corporate networks
quickly and a decreased total cost of ownership.
“Gaining visibility into who and what devices are on
your network is a critical first step towards enabling secure access in a Bring
Your Own Device environment,” said Vincent Ma, vice president, Business
Development, Bradford Networks.
According to Gartner, NAC will be a key element in a
flexible approach to securing a bring your own device (BYOD) environment.
“The ability to support NAC policies in wireless LANs will become more
important during the BYOD era,” said Gartner research director Lawrence
Available in a range of deployment options, including
on-premise, virtual and as a private cloud offering, the mobile security suite
addresses the most critical enterprise IT issues driven by the consumerization
“As the use of personal devices in the workplace
becomes more prominent, organizations need a way to securely connect users to
corporate networks,” said Roger Sands, product line director, Mobility and
Wireless, Networking, HP.
Together, Bradford’s network access control and HP
Networking solutions allow organizations to securely onboard and profile all
types of personal mobile devices onto the network while achieving complete