Infonet Teams With Network Associates To Ensure Remote Access Service Security For Two Million Dial IP Users Worldwide.Business Editors
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Security and Reporting Capabilities Provide Infonet's Dial IP Clients
With Globally Secured Virtual Private Network (VPN (Virtual Private Network) A private network that is configured within a public network (a carrier's network or the Internet) in order to take advantage of the economies of scale and management facilities of large networks. ) Solutions
Infonet Services Corporation (NYSE/FSE:IN) today announced it is working with Network Associates to enhance Infonet's security and reporting capabilities that are key components of Infonet's remote access services (communications) Remote Access Services - (RAS) A service provided by Windows NT which allows most of the services which would be available on a network to be accessed over a modem link. portfolio. Leveraging Network Associates leading industry expertise, which includes intrusion detection See IDS and IPS. , firewall and remote access, these enhancements will ensure that Infonet provides the highest levels of security for its clients.
"Business-class dial solutions mean high-performance and security," stated Marc Patterson, Vice President for Infonet's Wireless/Remote Access Services. "Our corporate clients are building electronic communities for their partners and customers. For business-to-business connectivity, high network security is essential. Our agreement with Network Associates, the industry's leading security company, provides an on-going means of ensuring our clients that their DialXpress solution is globally available and globally secure."
Infonet, an industry leader in global data communications data communications, application of telecommunications technology to the problem of transmitting data, especially to, from, or between computers. In popular usage, it is said that data communications make it possible for one computer to "talk" with another. services utilizing the Internet Protocol (IP), has been providing IP-based dial and dedicated services since 1991 and currently offers dial IP services in over 50 countries around the globe. Infonet's DialXpress services provide clients with a fully-managed dial IP solution, addressing discrete intranet or Internet access and "DualNet" for integrated private and public backbone access over a single connection.
"By working with Network Associates to ensure that it is providing users with the highest levels of remote access security, Infonet is illustrating that it clearly understands the need for companies with a large base of remote users to have business class remote access solutions that are secure, cost-effective, and ensure high performance," said Alice Westerfield, Network Associates Vice President of Security Services. "It is this proactive approach to security that sets Infonet apart from other service providers and proves to customers an exceptional commitment to QoS."
About Network Associates, Inc.
With headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Network Associates, Inc. is a leading supplier of security and availability solutions for e-business. Network Associates' four business units, PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) A data encryption program from PGP Corporation, Palo Alto, CA (www.pgp.com). Published as freeware in 1991 and widely used around the world for encrypting e-mail messages and securing files, PGP is available for commercial use and as freeware for Security, providing firewall, intrusion detection and encryption products, Sniffer Technologies, with its protocol analyzer products, Magic Solutions, providing web-based service desk solutions, and McAfee, delivering world class anti-virus products, all produce best-of-breed solutions leveraging core technologies to provide the security and availability needed for e-business. Network Associates is also a majority owner of McAfee.com, one of the world's largest business-to-consumer application service providers. For more information, Network Associates can be reached at 972/308-9960 or on the Internet at http://www.nai.com.
Infonet Services Corporation, with expected value Expected value
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This can either increase the products price or value. global communications services to multinational enterprises. A total of two million remote access subscribers make Infonet a world leader in Dial IP services. The company numbers more than 2,600 multinational corporations among its customer list. Infonet provides Internet, intranet, ATM, remote access, electronic commerce enabling services and integrated voice/data solutions plus a full suite of messaging and collaborative products and services. Infonet's services are supported locally in more than 60 countries and territories around the world. The World Network from Infonet is accessible terrestrially from over 180 countries and via satellite worldwide. Infonet trades publicly on the New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of and Frankfurt stock exchanges Frankfurt Stock Exchange
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