Brocade’s SDN Controller, Brocade Network Advisor, and Brocade analytics and security applications will gain additional layers of security as they are integrated with Intel Security’s Data Exchange Layer, Enterprise Security Manager, and ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO). The release can be found here.
Brocade’s Gary Denman, Senior Director for Australia and New Zealand, said, “The need for better and more pervasive security is one of the biggest drivers behind customers upgrading their networks to New IP architectures. By joining forces with the Intel Security Innovation Alliance program, Brocade will offer an enhanced and fully integrated security layer to Brocade data centre solutions. We’re pleased to collaborate closely with Intel Security, as it addresses an industry need for more secure, agile, and scalable networks.”
Intel Security’s D.J. Long, Sr. Director, Head of the Security Innovation Alliance said, “A key goal of the Intel Security Innovation Alliance program is to accelerate the development of interoperable security products and simplify the integration of those products with complex customer environments. A testament to interoperability, the Intel Security Innovation Alliance will aim to enable Brocade and Intel Security customers with advanced levels of network security. We’re thrilled to see Brocade leverage Intel Security’s investment in its security risk management platform and extend this value to Brocade customers.”
The Intel Security Innovation Alliance comprises more than 100 companies that are certified by Intel Security to enhance its security offering – “No one company can do it all,” said Intel Security CEO Chris Young at the recent Intel Security – Focus 15 – conference.
Many integrate tightly with its ePolicy Orchestrator to provide a single dashboard for all Intel Security solutions.