Company Also Adds Apple Keychain Support to OS X VPN Client for
Improved Certificate Handling
The NCP Secure Enterprise and Entry Mac Clients secure all
communications from an end user’s laptop to his/her corporate network.
The IPsec VPN clients include a dynamic personal firewall, offer
Friendly Net Detection, which automatically adjusts security settings
depending on whether a user is connecting via a known and trusted
network, and conform with FIPS encryption standards. They are
compatible with OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion.
Enterprises can centrally manage remote access to their corporate
networks with the NCP
Secure Enterprise Solution, which includes the more feature-rich
Enterprise version of the IPsec VPN client suite, a scalable, hybrid
IPsec/SSL VPN gateway that can support more than 10,000 concurrent VPN
connections, and an administration system to support organizations’
entire remote access infrastructure.
program lets channel partners simplify and secure remote access
for enterprises. Gold partners are equipped with hands-on training,
marketing support and certification to help gain new customers and to
increase the satisfaction of existing ones.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
NCP engineering today announced that Virtual Graffiti, one of the
fastest growing IT solution providers, has signed on as a Gold partner.
Virtual Graffiti, which has more than 80,000 customers worldwide, now
offers and supports the full range of NCP’s enterprise and entry remote
access solutions. The channel partner first signed onto NCP’s program as
a result of seeing increased demand for an Apple-compatible, bundled
IPsec VPN client like the recently upgraded NCP Secure Mac Clients.
The new Enterprise
version of NCP’s IPsec VPN clients for OS X now supports Apple’s
keychain system. Users of the remote access solution can securely store
their certificates within this feature to easily authenticate and secure
the connections that are established by NCP’s software.
“With the trend of business professionals using their own mobile
devices in the workplace, and the growing popularity of Apple’s Mac OS
X platform, it is imperative for employees to be able to connect to
their corporate network securely,” said Ryan Lipschitz, VP of
engineering, Virtual Graffiti. “The NCP Secure Enterprise and Entry
Mac Clients give them easy, one-click VPN access. They are simple to
deploy, and the Enterprise version offers a single point of
administration, which is another bonus and why we are offering the
complete line of NCP’s remote access solutions to our customers.”
“Enterprises today need flexible yet robust remote access VPN
solutions to ensure maximum security but allow employees to use their
mobile devices or operating systems of choice,” said Imtinan Hussain,
director of sales and business development, Americas, NCP engineering.
“We are pleased to welcome Virtual Graffiti onboard as one of our Gold
partners and closely work with them to deliver on this, to help
enterprises maximize the security and flexibility of remote access to
more about the NCP Secure Enterprise and Entry Mac Clients and
full line of enterprise remote access VPN software solutions.
Interested enterprises can
purchase NCP’s products from the company’s reseller partners and
distributors including Virtual Graffiti. A fully functional, 30-day
trial version of the NCP Secure Entry Mac Client is available
for download from NCP’s website.
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About NCP engineering
Since its inception in 1986, NCP
engineering has delivered innovative software that allows enterprises to
rethink their remote access, and overcome the complexities of creating,
managing and maintaining secure network access for staff.
NCP’s award-winning product line spans the spectrum of remote access,
from IPsec / SSL VPNs to endpoint firewalls and network access control
(NAC) functions. The company’s products support organizations with
complex remote user needs, and that want to leverage the latest
end-devices to increase staff productivity, reduce network
administration and adapt policy changes on-the-fly. Each solution is
interoperable with existing third-party software or hardware.
With global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany and North American
headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company serves
35,000-plus customers worldwide throughout the healthcare, financial,
education and government markets, as well as many Fortune 500 companies.
NCP has established a network of national and regional technology,
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Source: NCP engineering