SOURCE: Spiceworks

Spiceworks

December 11, 2013 09:00 ET

NetClarity Brings Agentless Network Access Control to Spiceworks Platform

New NetClarity Application Built Exclusively for Millions of Spiceworks Users

BEDFORD, MA and AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2013) - NetClarity and Spiceworks today announced a new technology integration that will bring NetClarity's agentless network access control technology to millions of IT professionals using Spiceworks. NetClarity's Network Access Control for Spiceworks (S-NAC) will enable Spiceworks users to block unwanted devices from accessing their networks, either on-demand or automatically, providing a layer of security IT professionals need to protect sensitive information. The integration represents the first time an application has been developed exclusively for the Spiceworks platform. 

"We are extremely excited about this integration with Spiceworks," said Hal Charnley, President and CEO of NetClarity. "This integration gives Spiceworks users access to our agentless blocking technology, allowing administrators to easily keep untrusted and unknown devices off of their networks. This is a natural extension of the robust functionality already contained within Spiceworks and brings critical network security functions to Spiceworks users."

The technology integration complements Spiceworks' existing IT management and device inventory capabilities by allowing IT professionals to take swift and immediate action against rogue wireless access points, hackers, and employee-owned devices entering the corporate network.

"NetClarity's Network Access Control for Spiceworks represents another example of how companies and technology solutions are being built in Spiceworks," said Jay Hallberg, co-founder and COO of Spiceworks. "More than 4 million IT professionals use Spiceworks each month to access the tools and resources they need to do their jobs. Technology integrations with companies like NetClarity are critical to providing IT professionals with the tools they need to address challenges in their environment."

NetClarity's Network Access Control for Spiceworks will be available on December 13, 2013 via the Spiceworks dashboard.

About NetClarity, Inc.

NetClarity is privately-held and is the leading provider of plug-'n-play Network Access Control (NAC) solutions today, serving small and mid-sized businesses. NetClarity's NACwall appliances and software applications leverage the company's groundbreaking and patented Inside-Out Network Security™ technology providing the most proactive approach to internal intrusion defense in the entire industry. NetClarity is headquartered in Bedford, MA with offices and partners throughout the world. For more information, visit: http://www.netclarity.net.

About Spiceworks

Spiceworks is the vertical network for IT more than 4 million IT professionals use to connect with one another and over 2,700 technology brands. The company simplifies how IT professionals discover, buy and manage more than $500 billion in technology products and services each year. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Spiceworks is backed by Adams Street Partners, Tenaya Capital, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Shasta Ventures and Austin Ventures. For more information visit http://www.spiceworks.com.

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