Ensure Technologies and Microsoft Enter Co-marketing Relationship.ANN ARBOR Ann Arbor, city (1990 pop. 109,592), seat of Washtenaw co., S Mich., on the Huron River; inc. 1851. It is a research and educational center, with a large number of government and industrial research and development firms, many in high-technology fields such as , Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 1999--
Security Partners Program Delivers Expanded, More Convenient
Security Capabilities to Users of Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking.
Ensure Technologies, the award-winning leader in wireless PC security, has entered a co-marketing relationship with Microsoft Corp. to deliver expanded and more convenient security capabilities to users of the Microsoft Windows See Windows.
(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then. NT operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. . As part of its participation in the Microsoft Security Partners Program, Ensure's XyLoc wireless PC security solution will extend its innovative Full-Time Access Control and Proximity-Based Authentication technology to automatically protect Windows NT desktops and portables from unauthorized access. Ensure is building on the robust security model of Windows NT and increasing its convenience to deliver peace of mind when users step away from their PCs whether they are on the road with a portable or connected to a large enterprise network.
"Microsoft is pleased to include Ensure Technologies as part of its Security Partners Program," said Scott Culp, Windows NT Security product manager at Microsoft Corp. "This program will help our mutual customers develop and deploy secure solutions built on the Windows NT platform."
"We're excited to be part of this co-marketing relationship with Microsoft to extend XyLoc's security capabilities to Windows NT," said George Brostoff, co-founder and president of Ensure Technologies. "By taking the burden of securing the PC off of the user, XyLoc adds tremendous value and security to the Windows NT environment and greatly improves user convenience and compliance. We look forward to a mutually beneficial Adj. 1. mutually beneficial - mutually dependent
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture" relationship."
Ensure's XyLoc wireless PC security system complements the native security architecture of Windows NT Windows NT 3.1, Windows NT 3.5, Windows NT 3.51, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Vista are all part of the Windows NT family of computer operating systems produced by Microsoft. by allowing Windows NT to automatically and instantaneously secure the PC whenever the user steps away. XyLoc is an automatic wireless security system for PCs and laptops that transparently prevents unauthorized access to information resources (1) The data and information assets of an organization, department or unit. See data administration.
(2) Another name for the Information Systems (IS) or Information Technology (IT) department. See IT. while making access to network services more convenient for the user. XyLoc provides full-time access control, protecting the computer not just at log-on, but at all times, by automatically locking the computer whenever the authorized user authorized user Radiation physics A person who, having satisfied the applicable training and experience requirements, is granted authority to order radioactive material and accepts responsibility for its safe receipt, storage, use, transfer and disposal steps away. XyLoc constantly monitors for authorized users based on their proximity to the PC - without requiring any user intervention or disrupting user workflow. XyLoc delivers positive identification and supports single and dual-factor authentication.
About The Microsoft Security Partners Program
The Microsoft Security Partners Program (http://www.microsoft.com/security/partners/) provides customers with the tools and information they need to establish, test and maintain effective information security for their computing infrastructure. The program brings together software manufacturers, security consultants, and security trainers, making it even easier for customers to provide robust security in their Windows NT-based networks.
About Ensure Technologies
Ensure Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. , is the leader in wireless PC security solutions that effectively address the wide range of security needs from enterprise environments to mobile professionals. Ensure's patent-pending XyLoc technology secures and protects PCs from the growing threat of internal security breaches - conveniently, automatically and transparently. Ensure's award-winning XyLoc immediately closes the window of vulnerability A window of vulnerability or wov is a time frame within which defensive measures are reduced, compromised or lacking.
The term is used with reference to military defences of strategic assets, and also by analogy in computer software to a software vulnerability which is open by preventing unauthorized access to PCs left unattended for any period of time. Ensure's solutions are available through its growing network of resellers and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and partners as well as through its web site. Additional information on Ensure can be found at http://www.ensuretech.com.
XyLoc is a trademark of Ensure Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective companies.