NextHop and AirTight Partner for Wireless Security Applications

By | August 30, 2006

NextHop Technologies and AirTight Networks has announced a marketing and technology partnership providing enhanced security and performance management for enterprise class wireless networking solutions. NextHop and AirTight will co-market wireless solutions based on NextHop´s secure unified wired and wireless switching and routing software and AirTight´s wireless planning and wireless intrusion prevention solutions.

NextHop´s DNA leads the industry in providing the crucial framework necessary for turnkey networking solutions to rapidly integrate value-added software components from independent software vendors, such as AirTight. This partnership will enable networking equipment suppliers to quickly and easily enhance NextHop´s advanced wireless switching solution by additionally offering unique, state of the art WLAN planning tools and intrusion prevention solutions provided by AirTight.

AirTight Networks leads the industry in providing both a robust, scaleable, manageable wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) solution.

AirTight´s SpectraGuard Enterprise has established its industry leadership position by delivering the key elements of an effective wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) detecting and correctly classifying wireless threats, preventing (multiple, simultaneous) wireless threats, accurately locating the wireless threats on a floor map.

As wireless usage is now commonplace, these patented capabilities, along with the wireless management capabilities now embedded in all of AirTight´s products, are critical to ensuring the cost-effective, secure, reliable performance of any enterprise network infrastructure.

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