Alcatel hopes security will get users to switch

Tuesday, 17 August 2004, 10:57 AM EST

On Monday, the European telecommunications equipment maker announced the Automated Quarantine Engine, a new software product that applies a security policy to its enterprise switches, called OmniSwitches. The company also announced new relationships with endpoint security firm Sygate and Fortinet, a maker of Internet Protocol virtual private networks and firewalls.

Through these partnerships, Alcatel said it will be able to prevent and contain attacks on the network.

By Marguerite Reardon at ZDNet.

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