A10 Networks Unveils Version 2.0 for IDsentrie Network Identity Management Appliance
Also announces IDsentrie 2000 system for large enterprises
SAN JOSE, CA, February 19, 2007 - A10 Networks® today announced version 2.0 for its award-winning IDsentrie™ network identity management appliance, with additional database support, enhanced identity management capabilities, customizable self service features and an improved GUI and reporting tools. The company also announced the IDsentrie 2000 system, which is a 2U appliance designed for large enterprises. IDsentrie is the industry's only network identity management appliance delivering integrated features that resolve IP addresses to user identity (IP-to-ID) instantly, improve help desk efficiency, simplify user account management, and enhance network authentication and access control.
Key features in A10 Networks' IDsentrie appliance with the new 2.0 firmware include:
- SQL Support - Supports Oracle SQL, Microsoft SQL and mySQL, bringing support across a variety of popular and custom applications.
- Generic Parser - Custom parser rules can be created to allow the IDsentrie Identity Event Manager (IEM) to parse any text based events from 3rd party devices, enhancing user identity forensics.
- User Customizable Self Service - For self service password and account management, users can now configure their own self service questions and answers, further decreasing the time needed from the help desk to service customers on account management issues.
- Improved GUI and Reporting Tools - IDsentrie's GUI has been streamlined to speed access to many of its key features and has added a new reporting function to allow users to quickly access IDsentrie's 140+ reports.
A10 Networks also announced the IDsentrie 2000 system, designed to simplify the identity and access management infrastructure for large enterprises, such as universities and large branch office networks. It is a 2U rack mountable appliance with 8 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports and 2 SFP Fibre Ports that supports up to 20,000 users and 2,000 total devices.
"Identity management is due for explosive growth as government initiatives, new device types, extranet applications and standards drive demand for better network information visibility and control," said Jon Oltsik, senior analyst for Enterprise Strategy Group. "Products like A10 Networks' IDsentrie appliance that deliver identity forensics within purpose-built network management tools provide value to customers by making identity integration cost effective, easy to deploy and easy to use."
IDsentrie: Save Hours Resolving Security Issues
IDsentrie is the industry's first network identity management appliance with instant user identity resolution. With IDsentrie, organizations improve their security and compliance requirements by enabling quicker network forensics. Busy IT departments can speed troubleshooting with IP-to-ID Services instantly resolving network issues to the users responsible. System administrators are more productive with Unified Identity Manager's ability to centrally provision and manage user accounts from multiple data stores simultaneously. Employees are more productive with User Self Help Services eliminating the need for help desk engineers to reset passwords and unlock accounts. Security is increased with network authentication and Radius features preventing unauthorized network access. And IDsentrie's rich reporting and auditing features provide full user identity visibility.
IDsentrie's IP-to-ID resolution capability has earned the company numerous enterprise deployments and technical partnerships. A10 Networks markets IDsentrie through resellers under the A10 Networks brand, and through agreements with technical partners such as Lancope, WildPackets, RetiCorp and Anchiva.
"Organizations looking to reduce time, cut costs and enable better analysis for decisions appreciate the value of A10's IDsentrie network identity management appliance," said Lee Chen, founder and CEO for A10 Networks. "With additional database support, increased identity forensics, improved usability and reporting and a new large enterprise model, customers of all sizes will continue to reduce the time and resources needed for their necessary security, network operation, troubleshooting and compliance–related tasks."
IDsentrie 2.0 and the IDsentrie 2000 system are available immediately.
About A10 Networks
A10 Networks was founded in 2004 with a mission to provide innovative networking and security solutions. A10 Networks makes high-performance products that help organizations accelerate, optimize and secure their applications. A10 Networks is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in the United States, Japan, China and Taiwan. For more information, visit www.a10networks.com.
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