CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/13 -- Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for the mobile enterprise, today announced that integraONE is the 2013 North American Partner of the Year, and Khipu Networks is the 2013 International Partner of the Year. As members of Bradford Networks' strategic reseller alliance network, both companies leverage the Company's network access control (NAC) solutions as part of a comprehensive approach to addressing the latest security threats impacting their customers. The awards were announced at the Bradford Networks Annual Global Partner Conference held recently in Las Vegas.
"The dramatic increase in cyber attacks, coupled with the explosion of the BYOD trend and the rapid transition to the cloud, have significantly increased the demand for comprehensive solutions that address network security," said Michael Killoran, VP Worldwide Sales, Bradford Networks. "integraONE and Khipu Networks' tremendous work in helping us address our customers' security needs is representative of why the Bradford Networks channel is integral to our company's continued success. They exemplify the innovation and vision of our partners, and we congratulate them on these well-deserved awards."
integraONE - 2013 North American Partner of the Year
integraONE is a leading reseller and systems integrator, providing its clients with a full range of networking and technology solutions. integraONE works with leading technology companies such as Bradford Networks, EMC, and HP to provide customers in financial, healthcare, K-12 and higher education, and government markets with comprehensive solutions for network infrastructure, data center and collaborative communications.
integraONE is a long-term value-added Bradford Networks reseller, supporting the company since its inception. integraONE has helped establish Bradford Networks as a leader in the NAC market and continues to significantly contribute to its roster of marquee customers, which include Bridgestone Firestone, Credit First National Association, Colgate University, Consumers Union of U.S., National Penn Bank, Parkland School District, Susquehanna Health, United States Naval Academy, and Vassar College.
"As our customers increasingly move towards a mobile enterprise, we need to be able to provide them with best-of breed security solutions that ensure that their networks are fully protected," said Marty Andrefski, President, integraONE. "Bradford Networks is representative of our approach to providing our customers with the best and most comprehensive solutions to address their security needs. We're proud to work with this company, and to receive this honor."
Khipu Networks - 2013 International Partner of the Year
Khipu Networks are a Cyber Security Solutions provider and one of the Europe's leading advanced system integrators. With more than 10 years experience, it's one of a very small number of companies who have the technical expertise and products to respond to customers commercial and business challenges.
For the second year in a row, Bradford Networks has recognized Khipu Networks as its International Partner of the Year. Khipu Networks has deployed Network Sentry at more than 100 educational institutions worldwide, and continues to help drive the Company's international expansion and revenues across the UK and European, South African and Asia-Pacific markets. In addition, Khipu Networks played a leading role in Bradford Network's development of its eduroam solution, which enables universities and colleges worldwide to provide secure network access for both domain users and visiting eduroam users using a single SSID, as well as integration with Shibboleth to support single sign-on across or within organizational boundaries. These new innovations are driving new customer acquisition and revenue for Bradford Networks across the education market.
To support the growing demand for Bradford Network's solutions Khipu Networks recently sponsored the first Bradford Networks UK User Conference, which was attended by more than 40 organizations.
"Bradford Networks is a visionary company that understands the need to work proactively and collaboratively with its partners to meet the network security needs of any type of organization and budget. In particular, we were impressed with the way Bradford Networks addressed our request for a solution for eduroam, which gives us yet another competitive solution to offer our many customers in the education market," said Matt Ashman, Co Founder and Sales Director, Khipu Networks. "We are very pleased to receive recognition for our achievements for the second year in a row and look forward to continuing working with Bradford Networks make our joint customers successful."
For more information on the Bradford Networks partner program, please visit http://www.bradfordnetworks.com/partner.
About Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks offers the best solution to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices. The company's flexible Network Sentry platform is the first network security offering that can automatically identify and profile all devices and all users on a network, providing complete visibility and control. Unlike vendor-specific network security products, Network Sentry provides a view across all brands of network equipment and connecting devices eliminating the network blind spots that can introduce risk. Network Sentry is now used by more than 900 enterprise customers worldwide in markets such as healthcare, financial services, retail, government, education and more. For more information, please visit www.bradfordnetworks.com.
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