RCN Business launches managed security service with Versa Networks
RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, and Versa Networks, have announced the launch of RCN Managed Security, a cloud-based managed security service enabling businesses to efficiently manage information security and monitor network activity. The service is available now to RCN Business customers using the company’s fiber-based services.RCN Business Managed Security is delivered from the cloud, eliminating the management and capital costs associated with traditional security solutions. Based on software-defined security (SD-Security) from Versa Networks, RCN Business Managed Security provides businesses with the protection capabilities of enterprise security solutions like next-generation firewalls and unified threat management, while greatly simplifying deployment, operations and monitoring at branch office sites.
“Not only does our fully managed solution give businesses comprehensive protection, the cloud-based platform eliminates capital equipment and management costs, ensuring the service is always up-to-date,” said Mike Carrosquilla, the senior vice president of commercial services for RCN. “With RCN Business’s new security solution, IT managers can rest easy knowing we are taking care of their communications, network and security needs.”
Kumar Mehta, the chief executive and co-founder of Versa Networks, added: “To mitigate the ever-growing quantity of attacks and data protection risks, RCN Business has developed a highly innovative cloud- and software-based service to provide robust and layered network security. We are proud to partner with RCN Business and enable their customers to benefit from a truly cloud-based security offering.”