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APCON Named a Top 50 Cyber Security Leader

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Spotlight on APCON as top cyber security leader; awarded recognition for innovative Optical Bypass TAP with high network availability to reduce security risks.

APCON, a leading provider of intelligent network visibility and security solutions, today announced that it has been named a Top 50 Cyber Security Leader of 2017 by Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine. The annual award recognizes companies that demonstrate innovation and leadership in cyber security solutions and services.

APCON received the recognition based on its Optical Bypass TAP, which provides five fail-safe 1/10G optical bypass TAPs for in-line security appliances as well as support for load balancing, appliance redundancy and advanced network monitoring. The Optical Bypass TAP maintains high network availability, including an intelligent heartbeat monitoring and provides bypass functionality when in-line systems crash, degrade in performance, require security updates or need maintenance. The Optical Bypass TAP is part of APCON’s IntellaFlex XR family of network visibility and security solutions.

“We’re excited to be recognized for our commitment to developing the most innovative network visibility and security solutions available on the market today,” said Richard Rauch, president and CEO of APCON. “As companies continue to move toward cloud environments, we intend to stay ahead of security issues with new products and solutions to meet their evolving needs.”

"APCON offers state-of-the-art network tapping and failover technology that should be at the heart of every IT security team's portfolio," said Gary S. Miliefsky, Executive Producer, Cyber Defense Magazine.

For more information, press only: APCON public relations, 503-682-4050,


APCON Inc. consistently delivers smart, stable, and scalable technology solutions that provide an unparalleled level of confidence to service providers and businesses seeking total datacenter visibility and security. APCON’s customers range from midsize companies to Fortune 1000 enterprises in more than 40 countries.

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