January 25, 2008
Nortel and Q1 Labs to Deliver Best-of Breed Security Management for Layered Defense
WALTHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)-- Q1 Labs, a leading provider of network security management solutions, today announced that it has signed an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Nortel. Under the terms of the agreement Nortel will market and sell Q1 Labs QRadar network security management products to a broad range of customers worldwide.
QRadar uniquely combines knowledge of a customer's network and security information in order to better manage logs, threats and compliance initiatives within the enterprise. With broad support for Nortel's product line and other vendors' products, QRadar provides the management foundation for a customer's Layered Defense approach to security.
"Securing the network infrastructure is only possible if you take a Layered Defense approach to the problem," said Paul Woodruff, General Manager of Enterprise Network and Services Management, Nortel. "Q1Labs' QRadar security management solution will help our customers to effectively manage and monitor those layers that will comprise Nortel products as well as other best of breed network and security technologies."
"We are delighted to be playing a key role in helping Nortel deliver a layered approach to secure networks," said Shaun McConnon, chief executive officer at Q1 Labs. "This agreement underscores the importance of security monitoring and management as customers strive to meet threat and compliance management initiatives."
About Q1 Labs
Commanding a unique position at the nexus of security and networking, Q1 Labs is redefining network security management. Q1 Labs' flagship product, QRadar, integrates previously disparate network and security functions into one solution. This convergence ties the impact of security threats directly to specific business assets and services, reduces acquisition and operation costs, and increases accuracy. Q1 Labs' installed customer base ranges from government agencies and financial institutions to universities and healthcare providers. Please visit http://www.q1labs.com/company/ or call (781) 250-5800 for more information.
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