ForeScout Technologies has announced that Frost & Sullivan has recognized ForeScout’s increased enterprise Network Access Control (NAC) market share and leadership in the NAC market. ForeScout was distinguished as offering the most versatile platform, possessing the largest deployments in terms of endpoints protected and being competitively rated the highest to meet market demand. According to the Frost & Sullivan Global Analysis of the Network Access Control (NAC) Market report published in December 2014, the NAC market is estimated to grow over 38 per cent compared to the previous year.
In India, ForeScout’s products are distributed by RAH Infotech, a leading IT distributor of networking and network security solutions. It offers ForeScout’s entire product line to its partners and resellers, helping customers unleash the potential of their network through real-time security and automated control. RAH supplied ForeScout NACs for four deals worth Rs.2 crore each from large BFSI customers this financial year. “In the country, there is a growing demand for NAC solutions from ForeScout. Enterprises which have over 1,000 users require NAC to manage security across devices from single console,” comments Ashok Kumar, MD & CEO, RAH Infotech. He adds, “One of the reasons for the growth in demand is the increasing size of NAC deployments which comes from inclusion of greater numbers of devices on the networks in SMEs and large enterprise networks, including the growing phenomenon of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).” “ForeScout and our partners continue to realize tremendous sales growth in the large commercial enterprise, government and mid-tier market segments. We believe that our platform offers superior usability, deployment, management and RoI achievement, which are top priorities for our customers,” says Brant Kennedy, Executive Vice-President of Worldwide Sales, ForeScout Technologies.