ExtraHop and Macmon Secure Announce Technology Alliance to Deliver Enhanced Real-Time Security Solutions

Powerful Solution Integrating Network Access Control with Wire Data Analytics Strengthens Real-Time Threat Detection and Response for Enterprises.
October 2, 2015

NUREMBERG, GERMANY - October 2, 2015 – ExtraHop, the global leader in real-time wire data analytics for IT intelligence and business operations and macmon secure, an innovative network security specialist, have announced a technology alliance. Together, macmon and ExtraHop will deliver the strongest threat detection and response solutions on the market to its joint customers and partners.

Following a technical evaluation programme, the technology alliance will allow channel partners and end-customers to seamlessly deploy integrated ExtraHop and macmon solutions to deliver enhanced features such as automatically quarantining endpoints through macmon NAC solutions based on anomaly behaviour detection by ExtraHop.

The alliance follows a successful implementation with a mutual German customer within the manufacturing industry sector, and working with solution integrators including P&W Netzwerke GmbH, a joint channel partner based near Dortmund.

"Our technology alliance is a recognition that real-time security can be made more effective when vendors work together to deliver solutions that are better than the sum of their respective parts," explains Gerhard Beeker, Regional Sales Manager, DACH for ExtraHop, "In our first joint customer engagement, we were able to quickly detect compromised endpoints using the power of the ExtraHop wire data analytics platform and then automatically secure the network against further intrusion with the efficiency of the macmon NAC platform without requiring extensive user intervention – for customers that plan to invest in both technologies, it's a great cost and performance advantage."

ExtraHop works with customers across the globe, from bet365, ACS, and Portsmouth NHS Hospitals Trust, to Lockheed Martin, Alaska Airlines, and Concur. With ExtraHop, these organizations can detect weak ciphers, continuously monitor for SSL encryption, detect threats like Heartbleed, as well as check the performance of virtualised applications, cloud workloads, and web applications. ExtraHop's innovative approach delivers this insight by transforming unstructured packets into structured wire data, and presents that information in real-time for user and third party systems including application management, big data analysis and security analytics.

Both ExtraHop and macmon are distributed in Europe by Wick Hill allowing the potential for future joint marketing and sales programmes. Adds Christian Bücker, CEO for Macmon, "Our channel partners across Europe appreciate these types of initiatives that make it easier for them to deliver high value solutions without the burden of worrying about interoperability or support issues. Innovative technologies such as wire data analytics and advanced Network Access Control are increasingly delivering the level of real-time security that organisations need. Our technology alliance serves as a great example for other vendors to work more closely together to help build better security systems."

macmon secure offers a manufacturer-independent and modular NAC solution protecting networks against unauthorised and unsecured devices, as well as internal attacks. The software features ease of us, rapid deployment and simple integration with other leading security products. macmon solutions have been deployed across many industry sectors with customers including Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften e.V and Vivantes, Germany´s largest community hospital group.

ExtraHop and macmon will both be exhibiting at the upcoming IT Security Expo and Congress running from the 6th to 8th October at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg. Gerhard Beeker for ExtraHop and Christian Bücker, CEO for macmon are available during this event for press and analyst briefings covering the technology alliance announcement and other related topics. For more information or to book a briefing, please contact:

Anne Harding
The Message Machine
Tel: +44 (0) 1895 631448
Email: anne@themessagemachine.com

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About ExtraHop

ExtraHop is the global leader in real-time wire data analytics. The ExtraHop Operational Intelligence platform analyzes all L2–L7 communications, including full bidirectional transactional payloads. This innovative approach provides the correlated, cross-tier visibility essential for application performance, availability, and security in today's complex and dynamic IT environments. The winner of numerous awards from Interop, TechTarget, and others, the ExtraHop platform scales up to 40 Gbps in a single appliance, deploys without agents, and delivers tangible value immediately upon deployment. Learn what we mean at www.extrahop.com.

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Rachel Pepple
ExtraHop Networks
206-453-2290
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About macmon secure

macmon secure is a German software developer, specialising in network security. macmon's manufacturer-independent and modular NAC solution protects the network against unauthorised and unsecured devices, as well as internal attacks. Customers benefit from macmon's security know-how, predictable costs and an increased level of security, gained from determining exactly which devices are allowed on which segments of a network. The software features ease of use, integration with other leading security products, and ongoing development, to keep it in line with the latest standards. The customer base includes international companies of various branches and sizes. The headquarters of macmon secure GmbH are located in Berlin, Germany. macmon secure is a member of the Trusted Computing Group and actively participates in various research projects.

Additional Information
macmon secure GmbH
Christian Bücker, Managing Director
Charlottenstraße 16
10117 Berlin
Germany
+49 30 2325 777 0
www.macmon.eu

The Message Machine (PR for ExtraHop in EMEA)
Anne Harding
anne@themessagemachine.com
+44 1895 631448