Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced that it has joined the Intel Security Innovation Alliance program™. Under the program, Brocade® intends to integrate Intel Security products and technologies with Brocade solutions, enabling enterprises to deploy more secure New IP networking solutions that leverage Intel’s industry-leading security technologies.
As part of the Intel Security Innovation Alliance program, the Brocade SDN Controller, Brocade Network Advisor, and Brocade analytics and security applications will gain additional layers of security as they are integrated with Intel® Security’s Data Exchange Layer, Enterprise Security Manager, and ePolicy Orchestrator®.
“The need for better and more pervasive security is one of the biggest drivers behind customers upgrading their networks to New IP architectures. By joining forces with the Intel Security Innovation Alliance program, Brocade intends to offer an enhanced and fully integrated security layer to Brocade data center solutions,” said Ken Cheng, CTO, Brocade. “We’re pleased to collaborate closely with Intel Security, as it addresses an industry need for more secure, agile and scalable networks.”
“A key goal of the Intel Security Innovation Alliance program is to accelerate the development of interoperable security products and simplify the integration of those products within complex customer environments,” said D.J. Long, Head of the Security Innovation Alliance at Intel Security. “The Innovation Alliance will aim to enable Brocade and Intel Security customers with advanced levels of network security. We’re thrilled to see Brocade leverage Intel Security’s investment in its security risk management platform and extend this value to customers.”