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Portnox Introduces Okta SAML Integration for Cloud-Delivered Network Access Control Platform

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Integration of Okta with Portnox CLEAR delivers seamless & secure identity management solution for NAC platform customers

NEW YORK–Portnox, which supplies network access control, visibility and device risk management to organizations of all sizes, today announced its newest integration with Okta, Inc., the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise.

“Our recent integration with Okta for improved IAM will make the self-onboarding process easier and more secure for new and existing Portnox CLEAR customers who already rely on Okta for single sign-on (SSO) and identity management,” said Tomer Shemer-Buchbut, Vice President of Product at Portnox. “Portnox CLEAR customers can now take advantage of our simplified, cloud-delivered NAC platform with a built-in integration with Okta – out of the box,” continued Shemer-Buchbut.

Portnox CLEAR is a cloud-delivered service for automated network visibility and access control management (NAC as-a-Service) providing control of IoT, as well as managed and unmanaged devices. The platform’s integration with Okta Universal Directory now allows Portnox CLEAR end-users to enroll their devices into CLEAR and connect to organizational networks using their corporate Okta accounts. Additionally, organizational administrators now have the ability to log into their CLEAR portal from their Okta user portal using SAML SSO.

“This integration signifies our commitment to improving and further simplifying the Portnox CLEAR user experience from start to finish,” said Portnox CEO, Ofer Amitai. “With Okta’s industry-leading Identity-as-a-Service platform, we’ve further strengthened the Portnox product offering and helped many of our customers extend their SSO requirements to their network security efforts,” added Amitai.

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,000 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. Over 7,000 organizations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.

 

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Portnox Q3 2019 Revenue Surges 40% Year-Over-Year with Expanding SaaS Customer Base in U.S., U.K. & Beyond

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Cloud-delivered network security solution & subscription-based business continues to fuel revenue growth for cybersecurity firm

NEW YORK–Portnox, a leading provider of network access control, visibility and device risk management solutions, today announced that third quarter revenue for 2019 surpassed the same period for 2018 by 40%. Driving this year-over-year growth is the increasing adoption of Portnox CLEAR, the only cloud-delivered network access control (NAC) solution on the market today.

“We bet big on Portnox CLEAR and the SaaS business model,” said Portnox CEO, Ofer Amitai. “We knew that mid-market companies and large enterprises alike – particularly in the U.S. and U.K – would begin to demand cloud-delivered solutions for network access control. We’ve seen this prediction prove itself out over the last year or so, and we’re excited to help more and more organizations properly secure their network in the cloud and sleep well at night.”

Portnox CLEAR is the first cloud-delivered NAC-as-a-cloud-service solution that controls access using continuous risk-scoring of each endpoint; including mobile, BYOD and IoT, connecting from anywhere in the world. It is purpose-built to simplify the complexities associated with implementing NAC, while ensuring organizations have the necessary network visibility and access control mechanisms to protect against non-compliant and rogue devices that can introduce security risks.

In nearly every corner of the globe and across every sector and area of tech, cloud adoption is thriving – from SMBs all the way to large enterprises. In the U.S., 84% of enterprises have implemented a multi-cloud strategy, and spending on cloud services as grown 24% since 2018. In the U.K., cloud adoption among organizations has risen nearly 20% in less than five years. These figures shine a light on a massive transition off of on-premise software solutions to SaaS subscription models. As this new revenue stream grows, many vendors are shifting their focus to developing new cloud offerings, leaving fewer and fewer resources for legacy product innovation.

Earlier this year, Portnox was named Best Network Access Control Solution in Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2019 InfoSec Awards at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, CA. Portnox will return to the RSA Conference in February 2020. More recently, Portnox received the award for Most Valuable Vendor for MSPs (managed service providers) at MSPWorld 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. Since the start of 2019, Portnox has expanded its market focus beyond traditional business-to-business – now offering a comprehensive self-service, multi-tenant portal for MSPs to manage network security for their full portfolio of clients.

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Portnox Joins MSPAlliance, Signifying Continued Commitment to Delivering Enterprise-Grade Wifi Security & Network Access Control Solutions via Managed Service Providers

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With MSPAlliance membership, Portnox aims to strengthen cyber security for businesses via MSPs, & to further democratize cloud-delivered, enterprise-grade wifi security & NAC-as-a-Service solutions

NEW YORK–Portnox, a market leader for enterprise-grade wifi security, network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced that it has joined MSPAlliance. With more than 30,000 cloud computing and managed service provider (MSP) corporate members, MSPAlliance has grown to become the largest industry association and certification body for cloud computing and managed service professionals.

As a member of MSPAlliance, Portnox seeks to help MSPs deliver simplified enterprise-grade network security solutions to their clients in the cloud – solutions that, until now, were often too complicated to deploy, too difficult to manage and not worth the financial investment. With Portnox CLEAR, the market-leading NAC-as-a-service solution, Portnox is enabling companies to tighten network access control, gain complete visibility into the devices connected to their networks, eliminate network threats in real-time and more.

“With cyber security threats on the rise globally, we believe every company deserves enterprise-grade solutions for wifi security and network access control without having to jump through the hoops associated with complicated configurations and prolonged deployments. We’re confident that in joining MSPAlliance, we will enable many of today’s leading organizations in Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing and beyond to effectively secure their networks and eliminate significant losses – both data and financial – that occur as a result of insecure corporate networks each year,” says Portnox CEO Ofer Amitai.

Today, many organizations both large and small still rely on pre-shared passkeys to access their wifi networks. As such, MSPs are typically called up to update passkeys when employees from their clients’ companies leave. Portnox CLEAR provides a superior grade of security based on the 802.1X standard. With CLEAR, MSPs and their clients alike don’t need to endure complicated and expensive deployment processes. Rather, MSPs can now offer their customers affordable identity-based or certificate-based device authentication and network access through Portnox’s seamless multi-tenant MSP client portal.

MSPAlliance holds its annual MSPWorld Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 9-11, 2019, where Portnox will serve as a sponsor alongside Citrix, Dell, Leonovus and more. For more information about Portnox’s sponsorship at MSPWorld, or to meet on-site with a Portnox representative, please visit Portnox’s website.

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Portnox CLEAR’s Secure WiFi Access, Powered by Microsoft Azure, Delivers Enterprise-Grade WiFi Security to Businesses of All Sizes, as a Service.

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Mid-market and enterprise customers can now authenticate to their wireless network, based on identities, with Portnox CLEAR’s 802.1X seamless solution, delivered from the cloud

NEW YORK–Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced that its cloud-based solution Portnox CLEAR, powered by Microsoft Azure, is now available for Microsoft sales teams, enabling organizations to protect their network infrastructures with the Portnox CLEAR platform.

Enterprises and SMBs are facing a growing challenge protecting their networks from different cybersecurity threats, specifically their wireless infrastructure. More than 60% of all data breaches target small and medium businesses and yet, most are still using a pre-shared passkey to enable employee access to their organization’s Wi-Fi. This is particularly troubling as 40% of those attacks, involve the compromise of employee passwords.

To address these challenges and risks, Portnox CLEAR, a cloud-delivered, enterprise-grade network access control solution, provides individual authentication and access policy enforcement. With its built-in Azure Active Directory or Windows Server Active Directory plug-ins, Portnox CLEAR provides 802.1X network authentication services to the mid-market and enterprise customers within minutes. Additionally, CLEAR offers organizations visibility, control and pervasive risk assessment capabilities to better protect their networks in real time. Users can automate network access, certificate enrollments and onboarding scenarios for employees, contractors, guests and non-corporate machines, on or off premises. Key features include 802.1X based authentication and authorization, expanded threat management, breach remediation, dynamic network access control policies, and automated implementation of compliance protocols.

“Microsoft customers are a strategic business avenue for Portnox,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox. “Portnox CLEAR allows organizations to secure their Wi-Fi in a matter of minutes by applying the highest security standards with a simple method, anywhere in the world. As a SaaS solution, CLEAR is pre-setup, always running the latest version, latest security and latest features with seamless upgrades, while requiring close to zero maintenance from IT and security teams.”

Portnox CLEAR is a cloud-delivered NAC-as-a-service solution that enables organizations to secure their entire network, including their Wi-Fi. Ultimately, the organization can control all network access by using continuous risk-scoring for each endpoint, including mobile, BYOD, and IoT, connecting from anywhere in the world. Built to simplify the complexities associated with implementing NAC, CLEAR delivers the necessary network visibility and access control mechanisms to protect against non-compliant and rogue devices that introduce security threats.

CLEAR is built as a multi-tenant and geo-distributed service due to the fact that it runs on top of Azure as a PaaS service. It utilizes many Azure cloud components and therefore CLEAR customers benefit from the conveniences of a SaaS solution while implementing the highest standards in information security.

“In today’s environment where BYOD, IoT and mobile workforces are the norm, our mutual customers rely on our solution to help monitor and secure all their devices, regardless of location,” said Avi Binya, VP One Commercial Partner at Microsoft. “The integration of Portnox CLEAR with Microsoft Azure Active Directory brings visibility and network access control to customers, allowing them to embrace the new market trends in a simple way.”

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Portnox Sphere MSP/MSSP Channel Program Enables Partners to Deliver NAC-as-a-Service

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Cloud-Delivered Network Access Control and Enhanced Wireless Controls Create New Revenue Streams for Service Providers and Makes NAC Accessible to Midsize Enterprises

 

NEW YORK, March 28, 2019 – Portnox, a leading provider of network access control, visibility and device risk management solutions, today announced a global partner program tailored to the needs of managed service providers (MSPs) and managed security service providers (MSSPs). The Portnox Sphere MSP/MSSP Program enables partners to deliver network access control (NAC) as a service from the cloud, without making any hardware or software investments.

According to MarketsandMarkets™, the global Managed Security Services market size was worth USD 20.81 Billion in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 47.65 Billion by 2023, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 14.7% during the forecast period.

“Midsize enterprises are choosing Portnox because our technology can be deployed on-premise or as a cloud service, support any device from all access layers and eliminate the management complexity of other network access control products,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO and Co-Founder of Portnox. “We expect to extend our market lead in 2019 as more managed service providers adopt our cloud-delivered CLEAR product to offer NAC-as-a-Service.”

Using Portnox CLEAR, MSPs/MSSPs can centrally deploy, provision and manage NAC services to provide their end customers with complete visibility and control over all devices connecting to wired, wireless and VPN networks, including BYOD and Internet of Things (IoT) systems. Until now, the cost, complexity and ongoing management overhead of traditional NAC solutions has prevented many midsize organizations from deploying this foundational network security technology.

The Sphere MSP/MSSP Partner Program now makes it possible for organizations with limited IT resources to acquire NAC as a subscription service from qualified and trusted providers they may already be working with.

“today’s world is about mobility and cloud-centric work environments.  Often, WiFi is vehicle for these connections.  Our customers are battling to keep up with the growing number of on-premise and remote devices they are required to maintain and manage.  To that end, network access control has become the gotta-have technology for these customers,” said Niccolo Alicandri, CBO for CipherTechs. “The Portnox CLEAR technology enables our clients to enforce NAC from the cloud to businesses anywhere in the US.”

“Since employees access corporate data from managed and unmanaged devices, network access control has become top-of-mind many of our partners,” said Nathan Heintzeman, Business Analyst for Symplexity. “Portnox CLEAR minimizes the complexity of NAC, while providing in-depth security, visibility and device risk management.”

The Portnox MSP/MSSP Program includes the following elements to create a profitable recurring revenue stream for managed service providers:

  • Lower administrative overhead with flexible payment options that remove up-front costs of annual contracts. With SaaS pay-as-you-go subscriptions, users only pay for what they need
  • Single pane of glass to manage all customers via a unified management portal. The management portal enables single-sign-on, customization and configuration for each MSP customer
  • Unique MSP pricing model – discounts are based on the total amount of devices under management (not per organization under management) as well as an additional MSP partnership level discount
  • Tailored security stacks: provide the ability to customize security integrations to implement unique solution stacks based on customer and partner requirements. A documented RESTful API is available for MSPs
  • Sales tools and dedicated marketing support
  • Dedicated customer support resources for partners

More information on becoming a Portnox MSP/MSSP partner is available here.

About Portnox

Portnox provides simple to deploy, operate and maintain network access control, security and visibility solutions. Portnox software can be deployed on-premises, as a cloud-delivered service, or in hybrid mode. It is agentless and vendor agnostic, allowing organizations to maximize their existing network and cybersecurity investments. Hundreds of enterprises around the world rely on Portnox for network visibility, cybersecurity policy enforcement and regulatory compliance. The company has been recognized for its innovations by Info Security Products Guide, Cyber Security Excellence Awards, IoT Innovator Awards, Computing Security Awards, Best of Interop ITX and Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For information visit https://www.portnox.com/, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Portnox Wins 2019 Infosec Award at RSA Conference

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Cloud-Delivered Portnox CLEAR Named Best Network Access Control Solution by Cyber Defense Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO, RSA CONFERENCE, March 4, 2019 – Portnox, a leading provider of network access control, visibility and device risk management solutions, today announced that Portnox CLEAR, its cloud-delivered NAC product, was named Best Network Access Control (NAC) Solution in Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2019 InfoSec Awards. Winners were announced today at the RSA Conference in San Francisco and are featured in the 7th annual print edition of Cyber Defense Magazine distributed at the show.

Portnox will demonstrate Portnox CLEAR at the RSA Conference 2019 at Booth #5366 in the North Expo at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from March 5-7.

“Portnox was selected from over 3,000 security companies around the world to be named Best NAC Solution at this year’s RSA Conference,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine. “Portnox CLEAR’s NAC-as-a-Service approach that provides small to medium sized or resource constrained enterprises with a simplified, centralized, and secure way to risk-score and connect any device from anywhere in the world from the cloud, without hardware, software or specialized expertise, is highly innovative.”

“Winning the the Best NAC Solution award from Cyber Defense Magazine provides further evidence that Portnox CLEAR is the leading cloud-delivered NAC solution on the market,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO and Co-Founder of Portnox. “We are addressing an unmet need for a simpler approach to NAC that is easy to deploy, operate and manage, which explains why our revenues grew 250% and we doubled our SaaS user base in 2018.”

Portnox CLEAR is the first cloud-delivered NAC-as-a-cloud-service solution that controls access using continuous risk-scoring of each endpoint; including mobile, BYOD and IoT, connecting from anywhere in the world. It is purpose-built to simplify the complexities associated with implementing NAC, while ensuring organizations have the necessary network visibility and access control mechanisms to protect against non-compliant and rogue devices that can introduce security risks.

 

About Cyber Defense Magazine

With over 1.4 Million annual readers and growing, and over 7,000 pages of searchable online infosec content, Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA conferences and our paid subscribers. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group. Learn more about us at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com and visit http://www.cyberdefensetv.com and http://www.cyberdefenseradio.com to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives. Follow on Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

About Portnox

Portnox provides simple to deploy, operate and maintain network access control, security and visibility solutions. Portnox software can be deployed on-premises, as a cloud-delivered service, or in hybrid mode. It is agentless and vendor agnostic, allowing organizations to maximize their existing network and cybersecurity investments. Hundreds of enterprises around the world rely on Portnox for network visibility, cybersecurity policy enforcement and regulatory compliance. The company has been recognized for its innovations by Info Security Products Guide, Cyber Security Excellence Awards, IoT Innovator Awards, Computing Security Awards, Best of Interop ITX and Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For information visit https://www.portnox.com/, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Portnox Reports 2018 Business Results

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SaaS Revenues Increased More than 250% as Midsize Enterprises and Managed Service Providers Flocked to Cloud Delivered Network Access Control Solution 

New York, Feb.27, 2019 – Portnox, a leading provider of network access control, visibility and device risk management solutions, today announced it achieved record business results in 2018 due to accelerating demand for Portnox CLEAR, its cloud-delivered NAC product, among midsize organizations and managed service providers. The company boosted SaaS revenues by more than 250% year over year, doubled customer acquisition in key verticals and expanded its global footprint through strategic MSP and channel partnerships.

Portnox will demonstrate Portnox CLEAR at RSA Conference 2019 Booth #5366 in the North Expo at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from March 5-7.

Portnox was also named the leader for NAC products among midsize to large organizations with a 22% market share by global research firm Frost & Sullivan in the recent “NAC Market, Global Forecast to 2022. According to the report, NAC revenues are expected to grow from 2017 to 2022 at a 16.9% CAGR, reaching $2.1 billion.

In 2018, the company was recognized for its technology innovations by Info Security Product Guide Excellence Awards, Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards, Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and the SC Magazine SC Awards.

“There is a large, untapped need among organizations, especially mid-size enterprises, for a simpler approach to network access control that is easy to deploy, operate and manage like our cloud-delivered Portnox CLEAR solution,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO and Co-Founder of Portnox. “We experienced a major spike in revenues last year as end customers turned to our channel partners and MSPs to implement Portnox CLEAR for its ability to eliminate the complexity of deploying and managing NAC in distributed environments.”

Portnox 2018 Highlights

  • Increased SaaS revenues 250% year over year
  • Doubled SaaS customer base
  • Appointed Tomer Shemer-Buchbut Vice President of Products
  • Extended business partnership with Microsoft with availability of Portnox CLEAR on Microsoft Azure Marketplace and MS AppSource
  • Introduced Portnox CLEAR app for the Palo Alto Networks® Application Framework
  • Launched Portnox Sphere Global Partner Program
  • Expanded global footprint through partnerships with managed service providers in the US

About Portnox

Portnox provides simple to deploy, operate and maintain network access control, security and visibility solutions. Portnox software can be deployed on-premises, as a cloud-delivered service, or in hybrid mode. It is agentless and vendor agnostic, allowing organizations to maximize their existing network and cybersecurity investments. Hundreds of enterprises around the world rely on Portnox for network visibility, cybersecurity policy enforcement and regulatory compliance. The company has been recognized for its innovations by Info Security Products Guide, Cyber Security Excellence Awards, IoT Innovator Awards, Computing Security Awards, Best of Interop ITX and Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For information visit https://www.portnox.com/, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Portnox CLEAR Achieves SOC 2 Type II Certification

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Cloud-Delivered Network Access Control Platform Meets Highest Standards for Security, Availability, Data Privacy, Confidentiality and Systems Integrity

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2019 – Portnox, a leading provider of network access control, visibility and device risk management solutions, today announced it has received a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type II certification for its Portnox CLEAR NAC-as-a-Service platform. An audit conducted by BDO confirmed that Portnox CLEAR met Trust Services Criteria established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) with zero exceptions listed.

This SOC 2 certification report validates the security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy controls in Portnox CLEAR.

“Portnox CLEAR provides network discovery and network access control technology delivered from the cloud that is simple to deploy, operate and maintain for any size organization,” said Idan Kuperman, COO of Portnox. “Achieving SOC 2 Type II certification provides our customers and MSP/MSSP partners the confidence and assurance of knowing that Portnox CLEAR meets and exceeds the highest standards for security and trust controls in the industry.”

The SOC 2 Type II Audit of Portnox CLEAR ran from January 1 to November 30, 2018 and evaluated and affirmed the effectiveness of the platform’s controls across the Trust Services Criteria of the AICPA:

  • Security: Portnox CLEAR has controls in place to protect against unauthorized access (both physical and logical).
  • Availability: Portnox CLEAR is available for operation and use as committed or agreed.
  • Processing Integrity: Portnox CLEAR’s processing is complete, accurate, timely and authorized.
  • Confidentiality: Information designated as “confidential” is protected in Portnox CLEAR.
  • Privacy: Portnox CLEAR protects the privacy of personal information collected, retained, used, disclosed and disposed of for user entities.

For more information on SOC 2 Type II certification, visit:

https://www.aicpa.org/interestareas/frc/assuranceadvisoryservices/sorhome.html.

About Portnox

Portnox provides simple to deploy, operate and maintain network access control, security and visibility solutions. Portnox software can be deployed on-premises, as a cloud-delivered service, or in hybrid mode. It is agentless and vendor agnostic, allowing organizations to maximize their existing network and cybersecurity investments. Hundreds of enterprises around the world rely on Portnox for network visibility, cybersecurity policy enforcement and regulatory compliance. The company has been recognized for its innovations by Info Security Products Guide, Cyber Security Excellence Awards, IoT Innovator Awards, Computing Security Awards, Best of Interop ITX and Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For information visit https://www.portnox.com/, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Portnox Named Network Access Control Market Leader for Midsize to Large Organizations by Frost & Sullivan

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Company Cited for Simplifying Endpoint Security Policy Compliance and Supporting All Access Devices

New York, Dec. 10, 2018 – Portnox, a leading provider of network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced it has been named the leader for network access control (NAC) products among midsize to large organizations with a 22% market share by global research firm Frost & Sullivan. In the new report, analyst Tony Massimini says: “Portnox’s simplified architecture, which supports both 802.1X authentication and SNMP based control, sets it apart from competitors.”

According to “NAC Market, Global Forecast to 2022”, NAC revenues are expected to grow from 2017 to 2022 at a 16.9% CAGR, reaching $2.1 billion. A full copy of the report is available here.

“Midsize enterprises are choosing Portnox because our technology can be deployed on-premise or as a cloud service, support any device from all access layers and eliminate the management complexity of other network access control products,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO and Co-Founder of Portnox. “We expect to extend our market lead in 2019 as more managed service providers adopt our cloud-delivered CLEAR product to offer NAC-as-a-Service.”

The Frost & Sullivan report highlighted several Portnox innovations, including:

  • An agentless architecture that supports an optional agent for specific use cases, including continuous risk monitoring and compliance checks for roaming devices
  • Powerful RESTFul API which enables customers to automate threat response workflows
  • Unique, patent-pending profiling (fingerprinting) technology
  • Support for both 802.1X and non-802.1X devices
  • Vendor agnostic design that connects directly to network infrastructure equipment via native protocols

About Portnox

Portnox provides next-generation network access control and management solutions that enable organizations to reduce risk and enforce security policy compliance. The company’s products provide automated security, visibility and control for every device accessing the network including Internet of Things (IoT), BYOD, mobile and unmanaged systems. Portnox CORE for On-Premise NAC and CLEAR for cloud-delivered NAC support hybrid environments, are easy to deploy and manage, scalable and adapt to evolving customer needs. The company has been recognized for its innovations by Info Security Products Guide, Cyber Security Excellence Awards, IoT Innovator Awards, Computing Security Awards, Best of Interop ITX and Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and Europe. Visit us at www.portnox.com, and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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Portnox Names Tomer Shemer-Buchbut Vice President of Products

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Cyber Security Analytics Expert Joins Leading Network Access Control Vendor’s Management Team

NEW YORK–Portnox, a leading provider of network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced that Tomer Shemer-Buchbut has joined the company as Vice President of Products. Tomer was previously head of the cyber security product team for global data-mining and intelligence provider Verint.

“Tomer is a recognized expert in cyber security analytics, advanced threat detection and building large scale software platforms,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO and Co-Founder of Portnox. “He will play a pivotal role in extending Portnox’s innovation lead in the network access control market and drive the development of new capabilities to address the growing challenges of securing IoT and hybrid cloud environments.”

Tomer is responsible for the design and development of the Portnox product portfolio. He joined Portnox from Verint, a global provider of analytics technology, where he led the company’s cyber security product team and development of unified detection and response solutions. Previously, Tomer held senior management positions in system design at Motorola Solutions, a provider of large scale secure communications solutions for enterprises and public safety organizations. He holds a BA in Computer Science and Psychology from the Open University of Israel.

“The network access control market is evolving rapidly to keep pace with large scale, distributed security risks being introduced by IoT devices, the proliferation of unmanaged hardware and use of cloud services that contain sensitive data,” said Tomer Shemer-Buchbut. “I look forward to building on Portnox’s technology leadership position, and delivering advancements that address the new security requirements created by hybrid data center-cloud infrastructures.”

About Portnox
Portnox provides next-generation network access control and management solutions that enable organizations to reduce risk and enforce security policy compliance. The company’s products provide automated security, visibility and control for every device accessing the network including Internet of Things (IoT), BYOD, mobile and managed systems. Portnox CORE for On-Premise NAC and CLEAR for cloud-delivered NAC support hybrid environments, are easy to deploy and manage, scalable and adapt to evolving customer needs. The company has been recognized for its innovations by Info Security Products Guide, Cyber Security Excellence Awards, IoT Innovator Awards, Computing Security Awards, Best of Interop ITX and Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and Europe. Visit us at www.portnox.com, and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.