BindView and Novell Consulting Services Partner to Provide Unparalleled Security and Configuration Assessment to Novell Enterprises.Business/Technology Editors
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 19, 2001
Novell BrainShare 2001--
BindView's bv-Control for Netware Software
Enhances Security of Novell eDirectory Novell eDirectory (formerly called Novell Directory Services, NDS) is an X.500 compatible directory service software product released in 1993 by Novell, Inc. for centrally managing access to resources on multiple servers and computers within a given network. (TM)
BindView Corporation (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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NDS - Netware Directory Services software vulnerability assessment A Department of Defense, command, or unit-level evaluation (assessment) to determine the vulnerability of a terrorist attack against an installation, unit, exercise, port, ship, residence, facility, or other site. tool with Novell's auditing and design consulting services Noun 1. consulting service - service provided by a professional advisor (e.g., a lawyer or doctor or CPA etc.)
service - work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services" . As a result, Novell customers will now receive the most comprehensive consulting service to evaluate the security policies and health of their Novell eDirectory enterprise.
"We are pleased to utilize the bv-Control for NetWare and NDS software by BindView, a leader in the vulnerability assessment marketplace. This product helps us to accelerate our review of enterprise customer networks and provide them with appropriate security and configuration recommendations," said Alex Saleli, vice president of Novell Professional Services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products. . "This partnership demonstrates Novell's commitment to simplify tough security issues for customers in today's Net economy."
During a "Tuning & Proactive Analysis for eDirectory," Novell Consulting conducts a thorough on-site evaluation of the customer's multi-platform eDirectory to identify vulnerabilities to the corporate policy and degradations to the network operations. bv-Control for NetWare and eDirectory offers fully scalable, non-intrusive and centralized cen·tral·ize
v. cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing, cen·tral·iz·es
1. To draw into or toward a center; consolidate.
2. assessment capabilities to these evaluations. bv-Control quickly provides a comprehensive audit of an entire Novell network A LAN controlled by one of Novell's NetWare operating systems. See NetWare. , regardless if the network is global, disparate or multi-platformed. Upon completion of an audit, Novell Consulting provides recommendations on developing policies and addresses any identified vulnerabilities. When appropriate, Novell Consulting will recommend BindView solutions to customers to ensure that they are continually con·tin·u·al
1. Recurring regularly or frequently: the continual need to pay the mortgage.
2. assessing, auditing, and administering their Novell network.
In addition to performing "Tuning & Proactive Analyses," Novell Consulting utilizes a best practice checklist, which is used to provide feedback to customers to show them the steps that they should take to create solid security policies and procedures Policies and Procedures are a set of documents that describe an organization's policies for operation and the procedures necessary to fulfill the policies. They are often initiated because of some external requirement, such as environmental compliance or other governmental . Novell Consulting will leverage BindView's proven expertise in directory services, vulnerability assessments and configuration management while creating this checklist.
"This partnership provides customers with the powerful combination of the bv-Control for NetWare and NDS software and Novell's consulting services," said Kevin Weiss, chief marketing officer at BindView Corporation. "We are pleased to join forces with Novell to address our customers' security management concerns."
About Novell Consulting
Novell Consulting simplifies and accelerates the transformation to eBusiness and one Net through the use of established metholodologies and best practices. Novell experts, in conjunction with consulting and channel partners, lower project risk and help transfer knowledge to in-house staff to minimize time to market. Novell Consulting enables customers to achieve their business objectives by leveraging current infrastructure and integrating new technology, to simplify and secure the transition to eBusiness. For more information about or to contact Novell Consulting go to www.novell.com/consulting .
About BindView Corporation
BindView, the leader in the vulnerability assessment market, provides software solutions which enhance business performance by helping to ensure the integrity of the IT infrastructure. BindView's comprehensive software offerings secure and simplify the management and administration of network operating systems An operating system that is designed for network use. Normally, it is a complete operating system with file, task and job management; however, with some earlier products, it was a separate component that ran under the OS; for example, LAN Server required OS/2, and LANtastic required DOS. , directories and related applications. By enabling corporate IT professionals to effectively leverage their existing technologies, BindView's award-winning products play a critical role in achieving business goals. More than 10 million licenses of BindView's solutions have been shipped worldwide to approximately 5,000 companies, including more than 75 of the Fortune 100 and 24 of the largest 25 U.S. banks. Contact BindView via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit BindView's World Wide Web site at http//www.bindview.com. BindView can also be reached at (800) 749-8439 or at (713) 561-4000.
Editors Note: BindView(R), the BindView logo, and the BindView product names used in this document are trademarks of BindView Development Corporation, which may be registered in one or more jurisdictions. The names of products of other companies mentioned in this document, if any, may be the registered or unregistered trademarks of the owners of the products.
Novell and NetWare are registered trademarks or service marks, and eDirectory is a trademark of Novell, Inc. in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and in other countries.