Feature

Readers' Choice Awards '08: IT Security Products of the Year

Ezine

This article can also be found in the Premium Editorial Download "Information Security magazine: Security Readers' Choice Awards 2008."

Download it now to read this article plus other related content.

AUTHENTICATION
Digital identity verification


[Bronze]

Juniper Networks Steel-Belted Radius Server

    Requires Free Membership to View

Juniper Networks

Serving the enterprise and service provider markets, Juniper Networks' Steel-Belted Radius Server, acquired as part of the Funk Software purchase in 2005, got high marks for its integration capabilities.

Readers were also high on its scalability, while giving the product lower scores for vendor support, and ease of installation and configuration. The AAA server provides centralized authentication and access policy management.

The Steel-Belted Radius server line has three products.

SBR Enterprise Edition is targeted at smaller companies, giving them the ability to centralize authentication and manage remote users.

SBR Global Enterprise Edition, which manages users at multiple sites, integrates into SNMP management systems and manages authentication via an advanced proxy RADIUS.

Finally, the SBR Appliance is for companies that want to run a RADIUS server as a rack-mountable device.

NOTABLE Juniper's estimated $122 million acquisition of Funk Software in 2005 came on the heels of 2004's $4 billion purchase of NetScreen Technologies and was an early move to integrate networking and security.


This was first published in April 2008

There are Comments. Add yours.

 
TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: