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Konsultek Launches KNACMAN Network Access and Mobile Managed Security Services Powered by Forescout CounterACT

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Elgin, Illinois, U.S. — October 10, 2012 — Konsultek, a leading provider of security and network management services, today announced a suite of managed services featuring Forescout Technologiesautomated security control platform.  Konsultek’s services, tailored to meet each customer’s unique business objectives, are designed to expedite enterprise threat containment, compliance and mobility requirements.

KNACMAN, the company’s NAC-as-a-Service solution, is built on Forescout’s best-in-class CounterACT network access control (NAC) platform that automates a broad range of security and compliance tasks from employee and guest access control, to real-time network visibility, mobile security, asset classification and endpoint compliance and remediation.
Key Features of KNACMAN

  • Compliancy – real-time visibility and a flexible policy engine help organizations achieve compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA and other industry and governmental regulations
  • Secure BYOD – identifies, profiles and applies security policies to every IP-enabled device including corporate and personal mobile devices
  • Seamless deployment – fully interoperable with your existing network, security and identity infrastructure
  • Resource optimization – NAC responsibility, service and success rest on Konsultek’s shoulders, freeing up your staff
  • Accelerated implementation cycle – enjoy the protection of a fully operable NAC solution quickly and eliminate deployment, training and tuning delays
  • Turn capital expenditure to operational expenditure

We examined several different NAC products, including Cisco, McAfee, Bradford Networks, Enterasys and several open-source solutions, but Forescout CounterACT was the easiest to implement and provided the most operational information,” said Ian Gibbons, technology director at Cache County School District.  “We brought in expertise from system integrator Konsultek, and that made all the difference in the world. Konsultek’s professional services helped us get everything installed and set up advanced functions within a single week.”

“As a global information security services company, Konsultek is seeing a tremendous interest in NAC and NAC-as-a-Service related to the rapid growth of BYOD in the workforce,” said Kurt Buckardt, CTO at Konsultek.  “We believe the Forescout CounterACT service package gives us and our customers tremendous security and operational advantages and solid business value.”

“Konsultek has a fantastic reputation with its customers and is a valued Forescout authorized Gold reseller. We are very pleased that Forescout CounterACT can serve as the foundation for Konsultek’s KNACMAN managed service, and we anticipate broad success,” said Sam Davis, vice president of business development for Forescout.

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 (NAC), mobile security, endpoint compliance and threat prevention, empower IT agility while preempting risks and eliminating remediation costs.  With the Forescout CounterACT platform being 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.

Since 1994 Konsultek has been delivering technology solutions that connect, protect, inform and manage the information of mid-tier and large enterprises. The company offers a suite of infrastructure lifecycle management, application traffic management, security management and technical support services that maximize their clients’ efficiency and secure their most critical information.  With offices in greater Chicago, England and Singapore, Konsultek offers depth and breadth of expertise to solve problems and implement solutions quickly and with optimum results. For more information, visit www.konsultek.com or call 847.426.9355.

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