The Q-NAC® is an amalgamation of a number of open source software packages, listed below, running on an extremely small form factor, low-power-consumption server. The Q-NAC® provides Network Access Control (“NAC”) using PacketFence®. Network Access Control is among the first lines of defense for network security.
PacketFence is a fully supported Open Source Network Access Control (NAC) solution. Among its features: flexible VLAN management and Role-Based access control; Guest Access (BYOB); Portal Profiles; Built-in Violation Types to prevent unauthorized access to network resources; Automatic Registration; PKI and EAP-TLS support.
Also includes expiration of credentials management; Device Management; Firewall Integration; Bandwidth Accounting; Floating Network Devices control; Microsoft Active Directory Integration; Routed Networks; Pass Through; High Availability (HA); Standards Based to prevent vendor lock-in; and widely Supported Hardware.
The Q-NAC can be used to gradually deploy NAC and is both extensible and easily customized for individual networks.