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InfoExpress Network Access Control Offers Extended Support for 802.1x Switches and Wireless Controllers Without Endpoint Changes

(May 08, 2012)

Mountain View, Calif., May 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InfoExpress, an
enterprise Network Access Control (NAC) solutions provider for
mobile computing and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) networks,
announced today at the 2012 Interop Las Vegas
Conference and Expo
, that it is extending enforcement to
support Cisco switches and wireless LAN (WLAN) controllers, with
its CyberGatekeeper NAC family of products. The new offering uses
patented technology to eliminate the costly and time-consuming need
to reconfigure endpoints, and has been designed to work with
third-party infrastructure, such as Cisco switches and WLAN

Traditionally the problem with NAC and 802.1x is that network
administrators faced the time consuming and challenging task of
reconfiguring the endpoints and the network, from the RADIUS server
to setting up VLANs. These onerous changes often result in the
delay or cancellation of NAC deployments, even when 802.1x provided
the best technology solution.

The newly added support for Cisco and other third-party switches
and WLAN controllers eliminates configuration changes to the
endpoint and the network. The approach supports computers running
operating systems like Windows and Mac OS X, mobile devices based
on Android and iOS, and embedded devices. It is particularly useful
for organizations implementing BYOD policies for personally owned

Significant benefits include:

Manageability:Simplified configuration of

  • No supplicants needed on endpoints

  • No special configuration for guest devices

  • Unlimited endpoint platform support


  • Uses industry-standard features found in most switches and
    wireless controllers

  • Reduces the number of components (appliances are located

  • Scales to large numbers of devices with full redundancy

  • Support for captive portals to handle non-compliant

Flexibility:Role-based access control possible
with authentication helper

  • Provide roles through flexible NAC policies based on Active

  • Check device domain membership, device compliance, and user

  • Leverage switch ACLs and VLANs to support roles

"InfoExpress has always been committed to offering solutions
that anticipate the needs of our customers," said Stacey Lum, CEO
of InfoExpress. "With the addition of extended NAC support for
Cisco and third-party devices, our customers are able to eliminate
the need to reconfigure endpoints with the major network equipment
vendors, simplifying the implementation of NAC."

For a demonstration or additional information at Interop Las
Vegas, please visit InfoExpress at Booth 1164. 

About InfoExpress CyberGatekeeper

The InfoExpress CyberGatekeeper family of products manages
network access for all devices in an organization. The
CyberGatekeeper solution operates with the existing infrastructure,
and ensures mobile, personal, and corporate computing devices
comply with the organization's security policies.

About InfoExpress

InfoExpress network security solutions protect enterprise
networks and the endpoints connecting to them. The company has
provided Network Access Control solutions since 2000. At the core
of InfoExpress solution is the award winning CyberGatekeeper Family
of Network Access Control products, which ensures endpoints are
safe and compliant with security policies by performing real-time
audits and quarantining of all network-attached endpoints.
InfoExpress products have received numerous awards for innovation.
The privately held company has been profitable for 13 consecutive
years and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more
information, please visit


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CONTACT: Andrew Miller
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