SAN JOSE, Calif. and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced NG Firewall Powered by Untangle, the latest addition to its award-winning ProCloud Subscription Services Suite. NG Firewall complements the suite's existing ProCloud Security solutions, which together with ProCloud Unified Communications and Network Management solutions, provide a complete package of best in class software services. All of these solutions are designed for easy deliverability through managed service providers (MSPs) so that businesses can avoid the struggles of IT management and instead remain focused on core business growth and productivity.
"Enabling MSPs to streamline new services, without impacting small and medium businesses' (SMBs') already limited IT resources, is a key advantage of the MSP service model and is a significant driver of this segment's growth," said Nolan Greene, Sr. Research Analyst, Network Infrastructure, IDC. "By providing the means for their clients to easily add UTM and next generation firewall services, ADTRAN enables its MSP customers to easily address the key security concerns facing companies in today's globally connected marketplace."
In one easy to deploy and manage Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution, NG Firewall delivers a comprehensive solution for content filtering, ransomware, malware and threat protection, application based shaping for bandwidth optimization, virtual private networks (VPN) and more. NG Firewall's cloud-based architecture allows for a fully customizable alerting structure that provides business owners an unprecedented level of insight into what's happening with their network, giving them peace of mind whether in the office, at home or on the road.
"ADTRAN's ProCloud Subscription Services Suite is a visionary program designed to equip MSPs with profitable best in breed solutions for small and medium business owners," said Scott Devens, chief executive officer of Untangle. "NG Firewall is a great addition to the portfolio and will enable ADTRAN's partners to tackle the challenges small businesses face in an increasingly threatening landscape where cybersecurity is critical."
"Through our collaboration with Untangle, we now have a powerful, flexible, industry-leading network security solution built on an unparalleled reputation," said Meggin Sawyer, vice president of business solutions and cloud services at ADTRAN. "Our continued focus on next-generation cloud applications seamlessly ties into ADTRAN's leadership in expanding broadband connectivity, creating more opportunity for businesses of all sizes to fully capitalize on their network potential while striving for exponential growth."
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's integrated suite of software and appliances provides enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity to organizations with limited IT resources. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, www.untangle.com.
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN's products enable voice, data, video and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private enterprises, government organizations, and millions of individual users worldwide. For more information, please visit www.adtran.com.
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