WatchGuard, NCP engineering tie up to offer premium IPsec VPN Client for Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X Users
New Delhi, India, August 26, 2013: WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader of integrated security platforms, today announced a new partnership with NCP engineering to simplify IPsec VPN access for Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X users. NCP’s best-of-breed remote access VPN technology is available in a new WatchGuard IPSec Mobile VPN client for the XTM family of unified threat management appliances. The solution reduces administrator setup and gives end users one-click VPN access.
Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) represents the largest total number of mobile workers throughout the forecast conducted. With estimated 546.4 million mobile workers in 2008 and 734.5 million in 2013 reporting, the ability to simplify secure VPN connectivity for users and reduce the administrative burden for deployment is critical to productivity and corporate security. The new IPSec Mobile VPN client delivers key features including support for two-factor authentication, pre-login to Windows domains, FIPS 140-2 conformant IPsec algorithms, and a secure personal firewall.
Director of product management at WatchGuard Roger Klorese, said, ”The addition of NCP’s universal IPsec VPN client to WatchGuard’s VPN solution means that, regardless of enterprises’ mobile devices, operating system requirements or networking infrastructure, customers can quickly and easily meet the remote access demands of their employees. NCP is a leader in secure remote access technology, and our partnership with them enables us to deliver the most flexible, yet robust, VPN solutions to the market.”
The IPSec Mobile VPN client can be configured and deployed with WatchGuard profiles that are downloadable by end users for one-click remote access. Customers can purchase licenses from WatchGuard’s network of resellers worldwide, and 30-day trials will be available for download from the WatchGuard software download center after August 27th.
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