Forescout CounterACT Achieves Notable Industry Accolade for Network Access Control
Cupertino, Calif. — March 1, 2012 — Forescout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of automated security control solutions for Fortune 1000 enterprises and government organizations, has been recognized with SC Magazine’s 2012 Reader Trust Award as the company with the Best Network Access Control (NAC) product. The announcement was made on February 28, 2012 at the SC Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.
Forescout won the Best NAC product after proving the success and overall impact of Forescout CounterACT to the Reader Trust Voting Panel. Functionality, manageability, ease-of-use and scalability of the product or service, as well as the customer service, are considered during the judging process. Winners were chosen by voters, who are SC Magazine readers that are high-level IT security executives (CISOs, CIOs, VPs, etc.) working for organizations across various markets.
The Reader Trust Voting Panel had volunteered their time and experience to carefully consider each of the contenders in each category to cast votes. This panel represents a cross-section of SC Magazine leadership, which is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, including financial services, health care, government, retail, education and other sectors.
“Forescout plays a critical role in helping organizations gain greater accessibility, but not at the expense of policy and protection. The fact that industry practitioners picked Forescout CounterACT as the industry’s Best NAC product makes us particularly proud to achieve this honor,” said Gord Boyce, CEO of Forescout. “This recognition by a cross-section of security IT leaders and SC Magazine offers further proof that our superior NAC technology and ongoing innovations in areas like mobile security, interoperability and automation are top-of-mind for industry professionals.”
In its 15th year as the information security industry’s most prominent accolade, the annual SC Awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals, while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits – all working to help improve global security. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazine.com/awards.
“Forescout’s innovations illustrate the passion and creativity the IT security industry is taking to protect valuable assets and interests,” says vice president and editorial director, SC Magazine, Illena Armstrong. “At the end of the day, it’s about enabling business while protecting network resources and sensitive data, and Forescout was named the winner of 2012 Reader Trust Award as the company with the Best Network Access Control (NAC) product because of their contribution to this effort.”
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About Forescout Technologies, Inc.
Forescout enables organizations to accelerate productivity and connectivity by allowing users to access corporate network resources where, how and when needed without compromising security. Forescout’s automated solutions for network access control, mobile security, endpoint compliance and threat prevention empower IT agility while preempting risks and eliminating remediation costs. Because the Forescout CounterACT platform is easy to deploy, unobtrusive, intelligent and scalable, it has been chosen by more than 1,300 of the world’s most secure enterprises and military installations for global deployments spanning 37 countries. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Forescout delivers its solutions through its network of authorized partners worldwide. Learn more at www.forescout.com.
Forescout Technologies, Inc. is a privately held Delaware corporation. Forescout, the Forescout logo, CounterACT and ActiveResponse are trademarks of Forescout. Other names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.