Evaluating NAC Vendors and Technologies?
Choosing a network access control solution has become a strategic imperative for organizations—especially given the foundational role NACs play in Zero Trust security architecture. Modern NAC has evolved beyond simple authentication to include agentless device visibility, sophisticated posture and compliance assessment as well as flexible control options for managed endpoints and unmanaged IoT devices.
Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Network Access Control establishes why enterprises need NAC solutions. According to Gartner, “organizations should align NAC projects with any Zero Trust security architecture initiative as NAC can be a primary means to achieve a default deny approach for devices connected to internal networks.”
Download the Gartner Market Guide for NAC for a holistic view of the market and additional information about:
- Key considerations when implementing NAC solutions
- How integrations with existing infrastructure vendors differentiate NAC solutions
- Gartner’s recommendations for implementing NAC
Market Guide for Network Access Control, John Watts, Claudio Neiva, Lawrence Owens, 12 May 2020
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