Ipanema (News - Alert) Technologies, a premier provider of Application Performance Guarantee solutions over the WAN recently signed a partnership agreement with the Internet security company, Zscaler.
Under the terms of this new partnership, both the companies will be able to enjoy exceptional application performance over hybrid networks and uncompromising security along with significant network cost savings.
Ipanema Technologies, with this agreement will be able to integrate its market-leading WAN Application Performance Guarantee system with Zscaler’s Security as a Service platform.
Officials said the enterprises will also be able to benefit from secure, automatic, optimized hybrid networking.
The optimized hybrid networking combines Multiprotocol Label Switching infrastructure for wide area network traffic with local, secure and direct employee access to the Internet, which eliminates the need for expensive traffic backhauling.
Organizations that are looking to roll out hybrid networks to take advantage of consumer, public and private cloud computing now will no longer need to deploy expensive security appliances to protect their employees.
They will also be able to dynamically choose the best path in order to guarantee business applications performance.
Furthermore, this new partnership will also greatly reduce wide area networking costs for joint customers, as Internet-bound traffic no longer has to be backhauled from regional or branch offices to corporate headquarters.
Enterprises, with the combined approach of dynamic Application Performance Guarantee over hybrid networking from Ipanema and Zscaler’s Security as a Service platform, will be allowed to deploy unified, dynamic and inline security that can inspect all employee traffic to and from the Internet, Use Internet backup links to offload non-critical applications and deliver complete visibility on application usage and performance over the hybrid network.
“We’re excited to partner with Zscaler to align our offerings and deliver comprehensive services, supporting companies deploying hybrid networks,” said Jim Darragh, CEO of Ipanema Technologies. “Zscaler is the leader in cloud-based security and we are the leader in providing application performance guarantees over the network, so it makes perfect sense to partner.”