NETASQ Selects IP Infusion to Accelerate Development of Growing Network Security Portfolio
IP Infusion’s ZebOS® Software Combined with Global Professional Services Enables NETASQ to Add Intelligent IP Networking Capabilities on Time and on Budget
SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 8, 2011 — IP Infusion, Inc. today announced NETASQ has selected the company’s intelligent communications software and global professional services to bring advanced security products to market faster, and to differentiate them from competitors with less cost. As one of the leading European network security vendors with more than 750 partners in 40 countries, NETASQ will use IP Infusion’s ZebOS software to expand the capabilities of NETASQ’s full range of security products. This includes adding Layer 2 and 3 routing support for Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and Border Gateway Protection (BGP) for IPv4/IPv6.
"We have become a leader in the information security field by efficiently meeting our customers’ needs for a unified form of protection from network threats and spam," said Pierre Calais, vice president engineering and operations, NETASQ. "As the market demand for network security continues to grow, we required an accomplished software partner capable of helping us bring our products to market on time and within our budget. With its ZebOS software, IP Infusion has allowed us to successfully achieve these objectives."
Global networks are in a constant state of change, requiring equipment manufacturers to continually improve products or develop new ones to address customer requirements. IP Infusion is transforming tomorrow’s networks today by providing customers with access to an unmatched portfolio of intelligent network software for enhanced IP services. ZebOS software is a scalable, carrier-class routing and switching platform consisting of the industry’s broadest suite of communication protocols. The standards-based solution supports Carrier Ethernet, MPLS and MPLS-TP, IPv4 and IPv6 and advanced cloud and data center networking capabilities. When combined with Network Solutions Services, including consultation on network software architectures, design, technologies, protocols and product development, IP Infusion delivers a complete, fully customized solution to its customers.
"IP Infusion enables network equipment customers such as NETASQ to develop superior products today, and more effectively plan the delivery of future state-of-the-art products, by offering the highest-quality embedded communications software driven by a comprehensive roadmap," said Koichi Narasaki, president and CEO, IP Infusion. "Telecoms operators and service providers are demanding more feature-rich security appliances, which have higher flexibility, scalability and upgrade-ability as their networks become security-aware. We are very excited that NETASQ has chosen our ZebOS software to be used across their line of industry-leading security products."
With more than 75,000 products sold worldwide to date via a distribution channel of more than 750 partners spread out in more than 40 countries, NETASQ has made a name for itself as a major player in the information security field. NETASQ solutions efficiently meet the needs that enterprises have for a unified form of protection from network threats and spam. For more information: www.netasq.com
About IP Infusion
IP Infusion delivers advanced software solutions that power communications equipment for packet-based Next Generation Networks (NGN). With a unique modular architecture and the industry’s broadest suite of communication protocols, IP Infusion enhances product differentiation and market agility for many of the world's leading network equipment vendors. Incorporated in Delaware in October 1999, IP Infusion is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and is a wholly owned and independently-operated subsidiary of ACCESS Systems Americas, Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of ACCESS CO., LTD., of Tokyo, Japan. For more information about IP Infusion, please visit www.ipinfusion.com.