Microsoft and Cisco Link NAP and NAC

Microsoft and Cisco rolled out on September 6 a joint architecture providing interop between Microsoft Network Access Protection (NAP) and Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC). NAP, which is built into Windows Vista and Windows Server "Longhorn," provides quarantining for security purposes. Cisco's NAC is a set of solutions and

Microsoft and Cisco rolled out on September 6 a joint architecture providing interop between Microsoft Network Access Protection (NAP) and Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC). NAP, which is built into Windows Vista and Windows Server "Longhorn," provides quarantining for security purposes. Cisco's NAC is a set of solutions and technologies built into Cisco's networking infrastructure.