November 13, 2008

TippingPoint to Host Webinar on Real World Use of Intrusion Prevention Solutions

TippingPoint, a leader in intrusion prevention systems (IPS), will host the Webinar "Intrusion Prevention Scorecard: How to Meet the Demands of a New Security Reality" on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Participants from TippingPoint and Infonetics Research will discuss the results of a recent Infonetics survey that looks at how security professionals are deciding upon and deploying Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS).


Jeff Wilson, principal network security analyst, Infonetics Research

Roark Pollock, director, product marketing, TippingPoint


Tuesday, November 18 at 1:00 p.m. EST


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With network security attacks increasing in sophistication and IT budgets decreasing due to economic strains, it is imperative for organizations to get the most out of every technology purchase. Attendees will learn the key factors to consider when selecting an IPS vendor as well as deployment tips for achieving maximum return on investment. These tips can also be found in a white paper that summarizes all of the IPS survey results at

About Infonetics

Infonetics Research ( is an international communications market research firm. Tracking emerging markets since 1990, Infonetics covers a broad range of service provider, product manufacturer, and enterprise and SMB markets, including network security, enterprise routers and switches, enterprise voice, unified communications, broadband networks, IPTV, IP video, mobile TV, optical networks, metro Ethernet, carrier routing and switching, wireless, FMC, VoIP, IMS, policy management, subscriber management, service management, carrier capex and opex, and more. Services include quarterly market share and forecasting, end-user survey research, service provider survey research, service provider capex analysis, and custom research and consulting.

About TippingPoint

TippingPoint is a leading global provider of comprehensive network security solutions that address the security and regulatory compliance needs of complex network environments for enterprises, government agencies, service providers and academic institutions. With the TippingPoint IPS-Secured Network, which includes the TippingPoint(R) Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and Network Access Control (NAC) solution, network infrastructure, applications, and critical data are protected from malicious cyber attacks. TippingPoint's 360 degree approach to network security enables enterprises to enforce security policies across all users, devices, traffic flows and content; while preserving existing infrastructure and ensuring business continuity to help lower total cost of ownership. TippingPoint's security intelligence is powered by DVLabs, TippingPoint's premier team of expert internal researchers for vulnerability analysis and discovery. DVLabs is supplemented by over 800 external Zero Day Initiative researchers. For more information, please visit, or the press center at

About 3Com Corporation

3Com Corporation (NASDAQ: COMS) is a leading provider of secure, converged voice and data networking solutions for enterprises of all sizes. 3Com offers a broad line of innovative products backed by world class sales, service and support, which excel at delivering business value for its customers. Through its TippingPoint division, 3Com is a leading provider of network-based intrusion prevention systems that deliver in-depth application protection, infrastructure protection, and performance protection. For further information, please visit, or the press site

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