Lancope Releases StealthWatch System 6.2 for Increased Network Visibility and Security
Industry-leading, NetFlow-based monitoring system to be showcased at Cisco Live Melbourne
Atlanta and Cisco Live Melbourne, March 19, 2012 – Lancope, Inc., a leader in flow-based security and network performance monitoring, today announced the general availability of its StealthWatch® System 6.2, including advanced capabilities for achieving end-to-end network visibility, as well as new virtual deployment options. Lancope will showcase its new StealthWatch System for improved network and security operations at Cisco Live Melbourne, taking place March 20-23 in Australia.
“Featuring new capabilities for more advanced application, identity and mobile device awareness, StealthWatch 6.2 is being released at an opportune time for enterprise organizations with increasingly complex networks,” said Mike Potts, president and CEO of Lancope. “Today’s enterprises are striving to maintain the integrity and security of their networks amidst trends such as user mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environments, and the latest version of our StealthWatch platform is designed to help them succeed in these efforts.”
By harnessing the power of NetFlow and other flow data from existing infrastructure, StealthWatch enables organizations to cost-effectively uncover the full spectrum of issues facing today’s network environments – from performance problems to zero-day cyber attacks and internal security threats.
New StealthWatch 6.2 features include:
- Virtualized deployment options for the StealthWatch Management Console and StealthWatch FlowCollector
- Integration with the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) for enhanced identity and device awareness to combat advanced threats (More information can be found at: http://www.lancope.com/resource-center/partner-integration-briefs/cisco-ise-integration/.)
- Enhanced mobile device security for addressing BYOD challenges
- New levels of application awareness through the use of advanced URL data for expedited troubleshooting and forensic investigations
- Support for IPFIX, enabling users to embrace next-generation flow protocols
- FIPS 140-2 support through RSA BSAFE Crypto-J for enhanced compliance
- Support for flow data from Palo Alto Networks’ Next-Generation Enterprise Firewalls, enabling integrated internal and external monitoring
Lancope continues to evolve the StealthWatch platform to enable seamless network security and high levels of performance amidst a constantly-evolving technology and threat environment. StealthWatch 6.2 is currently available with entry level system pricing beginning at U.S. domestic $54,995. Further details on version 6.2 can be found at http://www.lancope.com/news-events/press-releases/virtualized-solution-contextual-awareness/.
Lancope will exhibit StealthWatch 6.2 at Cisco Live Melbourne Booth #WEP06. More information on Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual marquee event, can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/web/ANZ/cisco-live/index.html.
Lancope and Cisco will also host a complimentary webinar on March 22 focused on obtaining end-to-end network visibility. To register, go to: http://www.lancope.com/news-events/webinars/network-visibility/.
Lancope®, Inc. is a leading provider of flow-based monitoring solutions to ensure high-performing and secure networks for global enterprises. Unifying critical network performance and security information for borderless network visibility, Lancope provides actionable insight that reduces the time between problem identification and resolution. Enterprise customers worldwide, including healthcare, financial services, government and higher education institutions, rely on Lancope to make better network decisions, respond faster to network problem areas and avoid costly outages and downtime — at a fraction of the cost of conventional network monitoring solutions. With Lancope, you can know your network and run your business better. Privately held and venture-backed, Lancope is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.
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