Best IPsec/SSL VPN & Best Managed Security Service

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Throughout the day, SC Magazine will be announcing the finalists from each of its 32 award categories, covering the Reader Trust, Professional and Excellence sections. 

Best IPsec/SSL VPN

For this category, we are focusing on IPsec and SSL VPN products. IPsec products usually provide encrypted point-to-point (as opposed to end-to-end) remote access using IPsec. SSL VPN products provide encrypted remote access to client machines using the SSL/TLS protocol. Client machines may use either a web browser or a standalone SSL VPN client. The SSL VPN must provide access to a client network – not only a web application interface. Product must support multiple, simultaneous SSL VPN connections. Many of these products are integrated VPN/portal products.

Finalists

  • Certes Networks for TrustNet - TrustNet is version 3.0 of CipherEngine (tested by SC Magazine in 2010)
  • Cisco Systems for Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility
  • F5 Networks for BIG-IP Edge Gateway
  • NCP Engineering GmbH for NCP Secure Enterprise Solution
  • SonicWALL, Inc for SonicWALL/Aventail E-Class Secure Remote Access EX7000

 

Best Managed Security Service

These security offerings provide a turnkey approach to an organization's primary technical security needs. These offerings can be either a co-located device at the client organization facility, or can be a completely out­sourced solution where the application to be protected would reside at the vendor's data center.

Finalists    

  • Dell SecureWorks, Inc. for Best Managed Security Service
  • IBM Corporation for IBM Managed Security Services
  • MANDIANT for MANDIANT Threat Management Services
  • SunGard Availability Services for SunGard Managed Security Service
  • Symantec Corporation for Symantec Managed Security Services
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