Lichfield, 31 January 2013 – To support the expanding role of access control solutions that leverage the intelligence of the network, NextiraOne UK, part of Europe’s leading expert in communications services, has announced today that it has achieved Identity Services Engine (ISE) Authorised Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. The ISE-ATP designation recognises NextiraOne as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco ISE products and solutions.
“This is a major achievement and allows us to support our customers with a highly consistent security management offering across their entire corporate networks. This is especially important as we see the need for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Cloud-based computing environments growing dramatically,” commented Steven Skakel, Managing Director UK & Ireland at NextiraOne. “Wherever our customers need to allow a range of end devices to access their networks or wherever cloud infrastructures require protection, our expertise in implementing Cisco ISE will be of prime importance.”
The Cisco ISE platform is a comprehensive, next-generation, contextually-based access control solution that offers exceptional visibility and control to ensure a highly secure enterprise and efficiently enforce security policy across an entire distributed network. The Cisco ISE offers authenticated network access, profiling, posture, and guest management along with monitoring, reporting and troubleshooting capabilities on a single physical or virtual appliance. The Cisco ISE enables scalable and flexible enforcement mechanisms leveraging existing identity-aware network infrastructure, and ships on a wide range of physical appliances with different performance settings to address multiple deployment requirements.
The Cisco ATP program is part of the go-to-market strategy for Cisco ISE solutions. The program helps define the knowledge, skills and services that channel partners need to successfully sell, deploy and support ISE solutions.