Mobility

Check Point adds threat prevention to mobile security, and intros new high-end gateway to prevent today’s threats

SandBlast Mobile 3.0 extends the parameters of smartphone protection by adding the ability to prevent threats as well as detect them, while the new 23900 security gateway adds a new very high end data centre appliance for Check Point customers who don’t need the scalability of a chassis.

Pulse Secure adds new features, extends firewall integrations in Pulse Policy Secure 9.0

New features in Pulse Policy Secure include the improvement of Pulse Profiler, the addition of MacOS device support and improved vulnerability assessment capabilities, but from a channel point of view, the most important thing like is likely the deepening of integrations with the major firewall vendors.

Pulse Secure adds cloud and virtual Pulse Secure Appliances

The expansion of the PSA appliances beyond their original form factor will open up new opportunities for Pulse Secure partners, particularly around LAN security regarding contractors and partners, which has become a subject of major concern, and where cloud and virtual models offer more flexibility for some use cases.

Aruba enhances new Mobile First Architecture, and announces non-traditional partners around it

While the new partners in the ArubaEdge Technology Partner Program are decidedly non-traditional, Aruba also says they will open up new opportunities to traditional partners, in the same way the entry of voice-based telco partners in the early days of convergence created massive opportunities for the IT channel.