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Bradford Networks

November 27, 2012 09:23 ET

Bradford Networks Convenes Global Partner Advisory Council

Strategic Partners to Advance Technology and Business Strategies to Address Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Challenges

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 27, 2012) - Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that its Global Partner Advisory Council will convene November 28-29 in Boston, Mass. During the two-day annual event, the 20 member Council will address the biggest security trends impacting enterprises in an increasingly mobile workforce, including the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) phenomenon.

The Global Partner Advisory Council meeting will serve as an open forum to share the latest security challenges facing the education, healthcare, and enterprise industries, and will help shape the Bradford Networks go to market strategy and product direction. Sessions include panel discussions, case studies, best practices as well as presentations from Bradford Networks' technology partners. 

According to Gartner1, global IT spending is expected to grow by 3.8 percent in 2013. In comparison, according to a recent Frost and Sullivan report2, the BYOD trend will drive the Network Access Control (NAC) market to grow at a far more robust 13.8 percent through 2016. The Global Partner Advisory Council will work to assist organizations by developing strategies and best practices for leveraging NAC across customer environments while mitigating risks posed to the corporate network and the company's assets.

"The Global Partner Advisory Council reaffirms Bradford Networks and its partners' commitment to continually improving its NAC solutions and go to market strategies to address the needs of enterprises in a continually evolving mobile environment," said Tom Murphy, CMO, Bradford Networks. "We welcome the Global Partner Advisory Council members to Boston, and anticipate that it will be a productive forum to cultivate innovation that will enable Bradford Networks and our partners to capitalize on the exploding BYOD trend."

1 Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast, 2012

2 Frost and Sullivan, Analysis of the Network Access Control Market, 2012

About Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks offers the best solution to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices. The company's flexible Network Sentry platform is the first network security offering that can automatically identify and profile all devices and all users on a network, providing complete visibility and control. Unlike vendor-specific network security products, Network Sentry provides a view across all brands of network equipment and connecting devices eliminating the network blind spots that can introduce risk. Network Sentry is now used by more than 900 enterprise customers worldwide in markets such as healthcare, financial services, retail, government, education and more. For more information, please visit

Network Sentry is a trademark of Bradford Networks, Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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