Announcements

Mako Announces Level 1 PCI DSS Certification for Third Consecutive Year

June 25th, 2012

Mako Networks has been certified for a third consecutive year as compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Mako was the first network management company in the world to pass the rigorous audit process in 2010, and today continues its market leadership as a Level 1 service provider – the highest… Read more ›

ControlScan Chooses Mako Networks Technology for PCI DSS Compliance Offering

March 16th, 2012

Mako’s cloud-based networking and PCI DSS compliance technology has been selected by ControlScan to power its new ProTect Network Firewall solution for Level 4 merchants. Read the full press release from ControlScan below: For many merchants, attempts at in-house firewall configuration and management often lead to simple-to-make mistakes that result in misconfigured security systems, unnecessary data exposure… Read more ›

Mako Networks Hires New COO/CFO, Paul Biegel

March 16th, 2012

Mako Networks has hired Paul Biegel as COO/CFO in a newly created senior position. He joins the company immediately, responsible for oversight and management of the company’s finances and operations. Paul arrives at Mako having held several senior management roles, most recently as Executive Director of Ecopoint Limited, an importer and distributor of LED lighting for… Read more ›

Mako Networks and Phoenix Managed Networks Partner to Launch PaySecure

March 5th, 2012

Mako and Phoenix Managed Networks, a payment network services provider based in the U.S., have today announced an international agreement to provide a new solution called PaySecure to simplify payment security and compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Under the terms of the multimillion dollar agreement, Mako will provide its… Read more ›

Announcing the New Mako 6500 with 3G

January 24th, 2012

Mako 6500 adds 3G to keep businesses connected Mako Networks today released a new model of its award-winning Mako 6500 network appliance incorporating a 3G mobile data connection to keep business flowing during ADSL or Ethernet network outages, or offer connectivity in areas not served by fixed-line networks. The new Mako 6500 features a failover… Read more ›

Mako Networks Adds Five New Staff, Bolsters R&D and Support

November 24th, 2011

Staff grows more than 15 percent, spurred by Technology Development Grant Mako Networks has hired five additional employees to further bolster its research and development programme and customer support. The hires follow a $4.3 million Technology Development Grant from the Ministry of Science and Innovation awarded earlier this year to accelerate Mako’s R&D programme. The… Read more ›

Mako Networks Hires Jason Neil

November 2nd, 2011

Mako Networks has hired Jason Neil as a Senior Systems Administrator. He joins the company immediately at its Auckland headquarters, responsible for the day-to-day operations of Mako’s technical systems, including server and network performance, data integrity and backups, and system upgrades. Jason is also charged with the security of Mako Networks’ computing systems, ensuring that… Read more ›

Mako Networks Receives Product Design Award

October 11th, 2011

Mako 6500 network appliance takes bronze at Best Awards AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 11 October 2011 – Mako Networks, a cloud-based network management company specialising in solutions for small businesses and branch offices, received a bronze award for product design at The Best Design Awards on Friday night for its Mako 6500 network appliance. An… Read more ›

Mako Networks Awarded Technology Development Grant

August 19th, 2011

Multimillion-dollar government funding to accelerate research programme AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 19 August 2011 – Mako Networks, a cloud-based network management company specialising in solutions for small businesses and branch offices, has received a significant grant from the New Zealand Ministry of Science and Innovation to boost its Research & Development (R&D) programme over the… Read more ›