Sipera Systems and Future Com Partner to Secure Enterprise Unified Communications

Combined Expertise Eases Deployment of Security and Network Systems in McAfee Environments

Apr 07, 2011, 10:30 ET from Sipera Systems

RICHARDSON and BEDFORD, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sipera Systems, the leader in real-time Unified Communications (UC) enablement and security, and Future Com, a leading provider of security and network management solutions, today announced a partnership to better secure enterprise UC.  Future Com has joined Sipera's Reseller Program as a Gold Tier Reseller, and is working with a major aviation industry customer, updating its security infrastructure to include UC, using best practice recommendations from Sipera and Future Com.

"Future Com Professional Services include the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Audit Service, which analyzes existing ePolicy environments to determine proper operations and identify any mis-configurations or inoperative features.  This complements Sipera's participation in McAfee's Security Innovation Alliance (SIA)," said Andy Asava, Vice President of Business Development for Sipera.  "Working together, Future Com and Sipera enable enterprises to satisfy industry security and privacy mandates, benefit from real-time UC collaboration, and secure business critical communications."

"By partnering with Sipera, we can better ensure our enterprise customers' communications are compliant with HIPAA, PCI DSS and SOX mandates," said Douglas Hollenshead, CEO & President for Future Com. "And, given our joint McAfee expertise, we can comprehensively conduct Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, and deploy integrated UC security and network management systems, in those environments."

Sipera's UC-Sec appliances proactively address security risks associated with UC applications such as VoIP, instant messaging, IP video and collaboration tools, enabling government agencies and enterprise customers to adopt UC applications and apply comprehensive security. Sipera's groundbreaking "Borderless UC" architecture enables all communications to be encrypted and compliant on any UC device, at any internal and external location.

About Future Com

Located in Bedford, Texas, Future Com, Ltd. has been a leader in the network infrastructure, performance and security space since its inception in 1991.  A privately held company, Future Com is an integrator of top industry partners, selling customized best fit solutions to suit any of today's network needs.  Offering hardware and appliances, software, support, consulting and Professional Services, Future Com supports top enterprise, small and medium businesses, healthcare, government and educational entities throughout the US.

About Sipera Systems

Sipera Systems, the leader in real-time Unified Communications (UC) security solutions, is the choice of enterprises and service providers around the world to support their mission-critical UC deployments.

Sipera offers groundbreaking solutions that secure voice, video, messaging, collaboration, and other real-time communications in converged IP networks, boosting compliance with information security requirements and simplifying the adoption of UC. Sipera's innovative Borderless UC™ architecture delivers secure and private enterprise-class communications to any device over any network in any location.

Backed by the industry-leading research of the VIPER lab, Sipera's award-winning UC-Sec appliance provides comprehensive threat protection, policy enforcement, access control, and encryption in a single, flexible, plug-and-play device. The UC-Sec is pre-integrated with all market-leading UC vendor solutions and is the world's first UC security device to be Common Criteria certified, meeting the stringent international standard for IT security.

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