Santa Clara, California (February 28, 2007) – arvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), the leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, today announced support for Microsoft Network Access Protection technology. By combining robust network security with Microsoft’s Network Access Protection, Marvell Total Solution (MTS) multilayer switching products now provide security professionals with a comprehensive framework to implement various levels of security within their enterprise networks.
“With the incorporation of Network Access Protection into our switching products, we can provide an additional layer of policy enforcement that is already built into the Windows Vista and Windows Server operating systems,” stated Simon Milner, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Business Group at Marvell. “We believe that current and future MTS customers will benefit greatly from the added flexibility and security that Network Access Protection provides.”
“Marvell shows a clear commitment to providing robust security solutions for enterprise customers in their MTS product line. Their efforts in switching solutions make them a valued partner in helping Microsoft deliver on the promise of making Network Access Protection a flexible and interoperable solution for customers,” according to Mike Schutz, group product manager of the security and access products group for Microsoft.
Network Access Protection is a policy enforcement technology built into the Windows Vista and Windows Server (code-named “Longhorn”) operating systems that allows customers to better protect network assets from unhealthy computers by enforcing compliance with network health policies. Microsoft Network Access Protection technology is publicly available with trial versions of Windows Vista, and is available to select partners and customers with Beta 2 of the future version of Windows Server “Longhorn.”
Marvell Total Solution (MTS) products are production-ready software and silicon designed for all segments of enterprise infrastructure switching. MTS products feature a comprehensive suite of advanced security technologies to protect data, network users, and the network infrastructure, as well as robust Quality of Service (QoS) for IP applications including voice, video, and mission critical data services. MTS products utilizing Microsoft Network Access Protection are currently available.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is the leader in development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home and storage networking. As used in this release, the terms “company” and “Marvell” refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries, including Marvell Semiconductor Inc. (MSI), Marvell Asia Pte Ltd (MAPL), Marvell Japan K.K., Marvell Taiwan Ltd., Marvell International Ltd. (MIL), Marvell U.K. Limited, Marvell Semiconductor Israel Ltd. (MSIL), RADLAN Computer Communications Ltd., and Marvell Semiconductor Germany GmbH. MSI is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and designs, develops and markets products on behalf of MIL and MAPL. MSI may be contacted at (408) 222-2500 or at www.marvell.com.
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