BERLIN and SAN FRANCISCO, February 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With ongoing investments, a growing presence in San Francisco and a repeated place in Gartner's "Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control (NAC) 2012" , German software vendor AUCONET has made the next decisive steps within the US market. The renowned research and consulting company Gartner Inc. reviewed AUCONET and its newest NAC solutions, which are already being used successfully by clients with well over 100,000 endpoints and scattered cross-border locations. The agentless-based approach of AUCONET's solutions and its ease of implementation were consistently highlighted by all customers taking part in this research. "As consumerization and the spreading of BYOD is a phenomenon all enterprises have to deal with by and large, it becomes ever more vital that NAC solutions are able to include every device no matter the brand," says Frank Winter, CEO of AUCONET. "Which is exactly what AUCONET offers: a highly sophisticated and vendor-independent infrastructure-based NAC approach, that works even with those continent-spanning, heterogeneous IT networks usually owned by large enterprises. Extremely scalable and easy to deploy it is a NAC solution that spreads into every corner without leaving the blind spots that can render your whole security toothless." "AUCONET provides 100% visibility into network traffic by capturing and displaying NetFlow records," CEO Frank Winter points out, "especially organizations with vast, heterogeneous network infrastructures will profit significantly from that." Other than many competitors the solutions AUCONET offer enables enterprises to protect each network port directly and individually. Allowing the combined operation of IEEE 802.1X and MAC (Layer-2) authentication on one single platform, NAC by AUCONET is able to create the highest security in any environment. Together with the fast implementation of and the effective collaboration with 3rd party solutions for Mobile Device Management (MDM), Health Check and Remediation, businesses of all branches will benefit from a comprehensive and complete security machinery.