Scalable Appliance aids network security risk management.

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Supplied in 19 in. rack-mountable 2U chassis, VnE 5100 enables large enterprises to assess hundreds of thousands of IT assets for risk and compliance assessment. Appliance utilizes multi-core processors, high-speed raid array storage, and dual power supplies for optimal availability. It can discover and profile all devices on organization's global network, enabling configuration auditing, vulnerability management, security risk management, and file integrity monitoring.

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nCircle Releases New Highly Scalable, High Performance Security Risk Management Appliance

New VnE 5100 Enables Large Enterprises to Quickly and Accurately Assess Hundreds of Thousands of IT Assets for Risk and Compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30 -- nCircle, the leading provider of agentless security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that it has released a new, highly scalable, high speed appliance designed for very large enterprises. As companies expand their global IT networks to store, process and manage increasing amounts of critical financial and personal information, their need for up to date risk and compliance assessment also grows. The changing threat environment necessitates an accurate, high performance solution capable of high speed, continuous enterprise scanning of large global networks. nCircle's new VnE 5100 is the ultimate platform for security risk management in large enterprises with hundreds of thousands of networked assets, ensuring that IT organizations are focused on rapidly identifying and reducing security risk and ensuring compliance at the lowest possible cost.

nCircle's IP360 security risk management solution is delivered on hardened appliances, enabling rapid deployment and providing a low total cost of ownership. The new VnE 5100 appliance is the central IP360 console for managing network, application, and vulnerability discovery and assessment, and works with nCircle DP3000 scanning appliances to scan networks of virtually any size with unprecedented speed, accuracy and low total cost of ownership. The highly scalable and high performance VnE 5100 joins the VnE 3100 and VnE 1100 consoles which are designed for medium to large enterprises. The introduction of a next generation, more scalable appliance enables customers to expand their IP360 solution as their needs expand, and with significantly less complexity and cost than competing solutions. The VnE 5100 is a standard 19" rack-mountable 2U chassis, ensuring easy datacenter installation and low management overhead. Featuring multi-core processors, high speed raid array storage and dual power supplies for high availability, the VnE 5100 incorporates the latest technologies and benefits from nCircle's experience in providing security risk and compliance solutions to over 4,000 customers worldwide.

"nCircle's new VnE 5100 appliance provides the fastest, most scalable platform yet for enterprise-wide security risk management," said Tim Keanini, nCircle's Chief Technology Officer. "The VnE 5100 enables nCircle customers to continuously and accurately assess their large, distributed networks, promoting risk reduction and improved compliance."

nCircle is committed to meeting or exceeding environmental standards in the manufacture of its products. The new VnE 5100 appliance joins a full family of nCircle appliances in compliance with the RoHS and WEEE environmental directives. The RoHS directive requires the elimination of certain harmful substances, such as lead and mercury, from electronic equipment, while the WEEE directive is intended to reduce the waste arising from electrical and electronic equipment through planned recycling.

About nCircle Solutions

nCircle solutions discover and profile all devices on an organization's global network enabling configuration auditing, vulnerability management, security risk management and file integrity monitoring. nCircle solutions distill the wealth of discovered information into actionable data, analytics and objective metrics that measure risk and compliance and improve the operational effectiveness of security teams, IT administrators, IT management, and auditors in addressing regulatory challenges such as PCI compliance and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

About nCircle

nCircle is the leading provider of agentless security risk and compliance management solutions. More than 4,000 enterprises, government agencies and service providers around the world rely on nCircle's proactive security solutions to identify, measure, manage and reduce security risk and automate compliance on their networks. nCircle has won numerous awards for growth, innovation and technology leadership and has been ranked among the top 100 best places to work in the San Francisco Bay Area. nCircle is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices throughout the USA and in London, Toronto and Tokyo. Additional information about nCircle is available at

nCircle is a registered trademark of nCircle Network Security, Inc. All other registered or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.

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