October 19, 2010

NetIQ Partners with MED Trends to Deliver IT Security and Compliance Solutions to Federal Agencies

Technology and Services Streamline Compliance with Federal Mandates and Improve Data Protection

Press Release


NetIQ today announced its partnership with MED Trends, Inc., providing IT security and compliance management solutions to the federal sector. Together, NetIQ and MED Trends provide the knowledge, skills, technology, and support federal agencies need to proactively reduce security risks, protect critical data, and demonstrate compliance with federal mandates such as the US Government Computer Baseline and Federal Information Security Management Act.

MED Trends is an information technology systems integrator and a CVE Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. Focused on providing solutions for federal agencies, MED Trends is committed to helping architect unique solutions to match the individual needs of each client and providing the hands-on support needed to ensure successful implementation and ongoing program management.

"Designing security management strategies for federal agencies is a daunting task," said Roger Malik, executive vice president at MED Trends. "It takes a specialized team of experts to evaluate the current posture of an organization, understand where the holes are and design and implement a program that combines the right level of services and technology. Together, MED Trends, Inc. and NetIQ achieve the ideal blend of expertise, tools and support, and we look forward to jointly serving other customers within the federal sector."

NetIQ delivers the security and compliance technology needed to identify organizational risk and protect critical data against malicious or inadvertent threats. By controlling and auditing system configuration, monitoring and managing privileged user activity and managing and enforcing change control, NetIQ helps organizations tackle the most significant security issues plaguing enterprises and agencies today.

"Our partnership with MED Trends enables our combined team to work closely with federal agencies and contractors to protect critical servers, applications and highly sensitive data," said Eric Forseter, regional director for the federal sector at NetIQ. "Working with such a skilled integrator allows us to deliver the best possible solution to federal customers. Customer success is the primary focus for our partner program, and we are excited to work with MED Trends, Inc. to accomplish that objective now and in the future."

About MED Trends

MED Trends' Secure System Solutions span the full cycle of information management delivered along with our subject-matter expertise, functional experience, technology skills, and skilled Program Management. It is what sets us apart from competitors and promotes customer loyalty. This information management value chain of "Secure Solutions" is backed by superior Program Management. Our commitment stems from our practice of hiring top-notch experts who have a professional and personal dedication to the work they do and the mission success of the clients they serve—the U.S. Federal Government.

About NetIQ

NetIQ is an enterprise software company with relentless focus on customer success. Our portfolio for managing Security & Compliance, Identity & Access, and Performance & Availability helps organizations cost-effectively tackle information protection challenges such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX and NERC CIP and manage the complexity of dynamic, highly-distributed application environments. For information on how our solutions yield greater strategic value, business improvement and cost savings, contact us.

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