BOSTON, MA and MILAN, ITALY--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) - Bradford Networks™, the leading provider of security automation solutions, and DotForce, a value-added distributor specializing in IT security, networking, encryption, and cloud technologies, today announced a strategic distribution partnership.
As an Authorized Channel Partner, DotForce will add Bradford Networks' solutions to its portfolio of leading IT security products and services in order to provide its resellers with a comprehensive bundle of solutions that mitigate the risk of advanced cyber threats.
"Many enterprise organizations across Italy are looking to adopt BYOD strategies, but are hesitant because of security, compliance and management concerns," said Fabrizio Bressani, managing director of DotForce. "Bradford Networks is a core component to our cyber security strategy. We chose to partner with Bradford Networks because of the depth and breadth of its solution, its integration capabilities with our other security products, and its extensive experience. This partnership will now enable us to bundle together a complete solution for our resellers that mitigates these security challenges and risks, and enables end-user customers to build more secure cyber defense strategies."
Bradford Networks delivers complete visibility and control of all users and devices on a network, enhancing productivity while mitigating risk. Its Network Access Control (NAC) solution, Network Sentry, provides a view across all brands of network equipment and connecting devices, eliminating the network blind spots that can introduce risk. Additionally, Network Sentry seamlessly integrates with the leading Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Next-Gen Firewalls, and Advanced Threat Detection solutions to bridge silos of information, maximize network visibility, mitigate risk, and minimize threat response time.
"Cyber threats are a global issue and as such, the need for security automation has spurred our growth at a rapid pace," said Charlie McAlister, managing director EMEA, Bradford Networks. "As we continue to expand our global footprint, Italy is an important new market for us and DotForce will be instrumental in bringing our security automation solutions to its IT security channel and end user community. DotForce's clear understanding of its resellers' and customers' needs, its established presence in the Italian market, as well as its roster of leading complementary vendors, make them an ideal partner for Bradford Networks."
Founded in 2006, DotForce is a value-added distributor specializing in IT security, networking, encryption, and cloud technologies. Leveraging a comprehensive and innovative range of products and services, the company serves leading Italian organizations that require innovative comprehensive IT security and management solutions tailored to each company's specific needs and drive significant competitive advantage. For more information, please visit www.dotforce.it.
About Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks delivers the best network security solution to mitigate the risk and impact of advanced cyber threats. The company's patented Network Sentry continuously assesses the risk of every user and device on a network and removes the under-protected, vulnerable or infected devices that act as backdoors for cyber criminals. Through its Security Automation Platform, Network Sentry seamlessly integrates with the leading Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Next-Gen Firewalls, and Advanced Threat Detection solutions to bridge silos of information, maximize network visibility, mitigate risk, and minimize threat response time. Bradford Networks' network security solutions are 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 www.bradfordnetworks.com.